Director, Child Care (Preschool & School-Age Program)


Job ID 9271
Job Category

Assistant Director

Early Childhood Educator

Executive Director




Child Care Director (Preschool & School-Age Program)


Creative Play, 301 Vaughan Street & Rockwood Kidspace, 350 Rockwood St., Winnipeg

This position will be part of a child care director team and responsible for preschool & school age child care programs.

At the Y, we’ve never met a child whose potential we couldn’t see. With 38+ child-care centres in and around Winnipeg, we’re able to help 1,900 children grow in mind, spirit and body each year.  To make a difference in a child’s life, keep reading!

Why work at the Y?

Great people and great work environment!
We pay most of your benefit premiums
Complimentary individual Y membership
5% employer-matching pension plan

Eligible Candidates

Are you the right fit?

Able to manage multiple school age programs and their employees
Experience recruiting, training and coaching supervisors and staff
Experience developing and managing budgets
Able to apply ELCC and the Y’s policies, procedures, regulations and standards
Able to develop and maintain partnerships with school divisions and administration
Proven ability to build rapport with children and their families

What else do you need?

3-5 years in a childcare setting with supervisory and/or management experience
Manitoba Early Childhood Educator Level III
Knowledge of child care regulations, best practices and school age child development
Understanding of emergent curriculum and staff leadership development
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work a variety of shifts and various locations
Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Emergency First Aid and CPR C certification
Clear Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Check

The Y is committed to providing an inclusive environment where diversity is welcomed and encouraged. If you require accommodation during any part of the recruitment or selection process, please don’t hesitate to reach out. This includes providing you with alternate formats of this posting.

The Y is entrusted to provide a safe environment for children and vulnerable individuals. All applicants will be thoroughly screened through a review process including Police Record Checks with Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Checks.

We thank you for your interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application Deadline June 30th, 2024
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