Registered early childhood educator (RECE)

Simply Kids Inc based in Strathroy, ON is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Registered early childhood educator (RECE) who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Shift, Early Morning and Morning. The position of Registered early childhood educator (RECE) has been approved by the LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment).

Employer Name: Simply Kids Inc
Position: Registered early childhood educator (RECE)
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $18.00 to $19.50 hourly (To be negotiated) / 80 hours bi-weekly
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Strathroy, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children.
  • The candidate will be responsible for storytelling.
  • The candidate must lead activities such as telling or reading stories, teaching songs, and taking children to local points of interest.
  • The candidate must order supplies and equipment.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators in implementing programmes that promote children’s physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist early childhood educators or supervisors in maintaining records.
  • The candidate must engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs, and preparing crafts.
  • The candidate must provide opportunities for creative expression through art, dramatic play, music, and physical activity.
  • The candidate must guide and assist children in developing proper eating, dressing, and toilet habits.
  • The candidate will be responsible for maintaining daycare equipment as well as assisting with housekeeping and cooking duties.
  • The candidate must observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioral issues and prepare reports for parents, guardians, or supervisors.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about licencing regulations.
  • The candidate must establish guidelines for behaviour.
  • The candidate will be expected to assess children’s abilities, interests, and needs and to discuss progress and problems with parents and other staff members.
  • The candidate must attend staff meetings to discuss the progress and problems of the children.
  • The candidate must develop and maintain collaborative relationships with coworkers and community service providers who work with children.
  • The candidate must plan and maintain an environment that protects children’s health, safety, and well-being.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan and organise activities for school-age children in child-care programmes before and after regular school hours.
  • The candidate must supervise and coordinate the activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must hold a one-year to two-year College, CEGEP, or other non-university degree or diploma.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate must be a member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE) and have an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, First Aid Certificate, and CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate should be flexible.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate must be able to multitask.

Work site environment

  • The candidate will be required to work long hours in an outdoor environment.
  • The work site environment is noisy, and the candidate must be able to work with complete concentration even in such conditions.
  • The work site is non-smoking and air-conditioned.

Work setting

  • The candidate must work in a child care centre.

Experience and specialization

Experience with special needs children

  • The candidate must have prior experience caring for special needs children such as children with allergies.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate must have proof of immunisation.
  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough vulnerable sector check.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.
  • The candidate must perform manual dexterity tasks.


  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Health care plan and Vision care benefits.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email


Please include the following while sending the application

  • References attesting experience
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