Learning Enrichment Foundation

Registered Early Childhood Educator

Employment Terms: permanent | full Time

Job Summary:

We are actively seeking Registered Early Childhood Educators in a Full-time capacity who are:

  • Passionate and dedicated to planning and developing holistic child-centred programs in the communities they serve
  • Able to continuously aim to enrich play-based learning and translate their expertise through thoughtful programming that reflects diversity and promotes safe and inclusive environments, which include the benefits of purposeful/engaging outdoor experiences that build resilience
  • Able to build positive/collaborative relationships with team members, families, and community partners

What We Offer:
A rewarding career with opportunities to foster both personal and professional growth.

Experiences and professional learning with partners such as Right to Play, Evergreen BrickWorks, Diane Kashin and many more.

Comprehensive compensation and benefits package include paid vacation and sick days, employer paid health and dental, a great pension plan, a split shift premium , and more.

Who we are looking for:
We are seeking RECE’s that are energetic, passionate, driven, and knowledgeable in the planning and implementation of thoughtful child, family, and community centred programs that support reliance and nurtures curiosity.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. To ensure that the health, welfare, and safety of the children remain the first priority of the centre.
  2. Ensure curriculum and pedagogy reflect How Does Learning Happen? and our program statement.
  3. To be active in curriculum development and its purposeful implementation.
  4. Maintain ongoing positive communication with families and team members.
  5. To be actively involved and contribute to the day-to-day operations of the centre, while working in collaboration with colleagues to plan and facilitate appropriate experiences based on observed interests and abilities of the children.
  6. To understand and support current Health and Safety policies and guidelines.
  7. Other duties as assigned based on the needs and development of the centre.

Job Qualifications:

  • Two-year Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree or approved equivalent
  • Preferred 2 years of experience working in a licensed Childcare with children from infancy to 12 years, as well as children with varied abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and implement developmentally appropriate play-based curriculum based on the observed interests of children
  • An interest in the outdoors and nature is essential
  • Thorough understanding of Child Care and Early Years Act 2014 and Toronto Operating Criteria
  • Thorough knowledge of Assessment for Quality Improvement (AQI)
  • Knowledge of: How Does Learning Happen?
  • Experience working with families
  • Ability to interpret and implement LEF policies and procedures
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship-building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with children, families and team members
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, flexibility and judgment when handling unpredictable situations
  • Ability to work independently as well as contributes as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Working understanding of technology and how to use it
  • Must have membership in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Educators, current in Standard First Aid/CPR (Level C), up to date record of immunizations and Tuberculin Screening, and a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check
  • A valid driver’s license with access to a vehicle is an asset
  • Ability to lift approximately 50 pounds.

Your Application

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter as one document to recruiting@lefca.org

To be considered, applications must be received by:
Posting Date: February 26, 2023
Closing Date: April 15, 2023

Please note: We thank all applicants for applying, however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

The Learning Enrichment Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to complying with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We also adhere to all Public Health and Ministry of Labour COVID policies. If you require accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact us at recruiting@lefca.org.


The Learning Enrichment Foundation is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation please contact 416-769-0830 or info@lefca.org