Assistant Director Childcare Centre

Posted on May 25, 2024. Primary Region: Winnipeg, MB

We are looking for an Assistant Director to join our administrative team.

Kiddie Sunshine Centre Inc. is expanding, and we are looking for an ECE II or ECE III with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a licensed childcare Centre (supervisory experience is an asset).
Kiddie Sunshine Centre Inc. is expanding to operate a total of 167 childcare spaces starting in the fall of 2024. The Centre will have spaces for children 12 weeks to 12 years of age at two locations.

Education & Training Required:
• Qualified as an ECE II or III by Manitoba Early Learning & Child Care.
• ECE III with Advanced Diploma in Program Management preferred.
• Certification in First Aid and CPR or willing to obtain.

Experience & Skills Required:
• Strong administrative and leadership skills and a broad knowledge of licensed childcare and child development.
• Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, and ability to work collaboratively and build partnerships with families and staff members.
• Previous supervisory experience in a childcare setting is required.
• Previous mentoring/coaching experience required.
• Strong overall computer skills (word processing, excel, outlook, social media, childcare management software, etc.).
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to mediate conflict and lead difficult conversations.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
• Well-developed planning, organizing, and administrative skills.

What we offer:
• A competitive wage as per qualification
• 50% paid Group Insurance with extended health benefits
• 4% matched pension plan contribution
• Monthly paid sick days
• 24 plus hours of paid professional development
• A supportive work environment
• The opportunity to set up a BRAND NEW site!

35-40 hours/week; within the centre’s operating hours. Five (5) days/week on-site. Hours will be required at both locations, and both administrative and “on the floor” duties may be required.

Anticipated start date: a.s.a.p. to be negotiated.
Location: Centre Ave and 9th St NW – Altona, Manitoba, Canada
A valid Manitoba Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are required to move between the two locations.
This position requires a satisfactory Criminal Record check with a clear Vulnerable Sector search and a clear Child Abuse Registry Check.

A detailed job description can be viewed here:

Please send a cover letter and resume including three references to:

Kiddie Sunshine Centre Inc.
Attn: Patricia Klassen
54 Centre Ave W
Altona, MB R0G 0B2

Application deadline: open until filled

Interviews will be ongoing until the position is filled.
We thank all candidates who apply for this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. References may be contacted before the interview.

Altona, MB

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Patricia Klassen