Early Childhood Program Supervisor

Job ID: #98

Salary: $22.62-$24.62/hour

Position: Full-time, Permanent


  • College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.):

  • First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate

Early Childhood Educator Assistant Skills:

  • Discuss progress and problems of children at staff meetings
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors


  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • Children's Ages 5 years; Up to 12 years

Additional Skills:

  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Work Setting:

  • Before and after school programs

Security and Safety:

  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment:

  • Noisy; Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned
  • Transportation/Travel Information
  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's license

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Ability to Supervise
  • 5-10 people

Work Location Information:

  • Urban area

Personal Suitability:

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability

Early Childhood Educators Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Establish guidelines for behaviour
  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children