Coordinator, Childcare

Coordinator, Childcare Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Coordinator, Childcare to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the ECE -to-child ratio as stipulated by childcare regulations;
  • Provide direct supervision to ECEs;
  • Promote positive and consistent communications with parents, and support parents with their parenting needs and questions;
  • Purchase program supplies and monitor expenditures to ensure expenses stay within budget;
  • Organize and regularly evaluate the childcare space, and all equipment and materials for safety, and for appropriately meeting the needs of children;
  • Maintain records for registered children (registration form, immunization, and birth certificate);
  • Implement program-monitoring activities as outlined in the BC Early Learning Framework and childcare plan as directed by the manager;
  • Take a leadership role in the implementation of appropriate systems, procedures, and standards, and work to maintain them.

Requirements:

  • Strong program planning and organizational skills;
  • Experience monitoring budgets;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, publishing software, databases, and the ability to operate standard office equipment;
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment;
  • 3 to 4 years of experience developing play-based curriculum materials and providing educational activities for children;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Tactful, discreet, diplomatic, patient, flexible and possesses cultural sensitivity and excellent judgement in decision-making;
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR B;
  • Experience working with diverse families from immigrant populations;
  • Food Safe 1 Certified;
  • Ability to speak a second language will be considered an asset;
  • Early Childhood Education & Infant and Toddler Certificates and familiarity with the expectations and requirements of Community Care Licensing;
  • WHMIS certified;
  • Completion of High school.