Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre
Location: Petawawa, Ontario
Posted: July 4th 2024
Salary: $21.86 per hour
The Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre (PMFRC) is a non-profit organization with the responsibility of addressing the needs of military families. We provide programs and services that serve, involve, and advocate for our military community, its members, and families, and address the unique military lifestyle challenges, resulting in an enhanced quality of life. The PMFRC envisions a community of strong, capable, resilient Canadian Armed Forces families.

We are recruiting for an Educator. This is a full-time, term contract position working 37.5 hours per week, ending October 2025. The schedule is Monday-Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. Hours of work are varied.

Under the direction of the Childcare Service Head Educator, the Educator will be responsible for supporting the delivery and facilitation of the day-to-day operations of the PMFRC daycare and nursery school programs as applicable. Duties may also include assisting with programs intended for facilitating children’s development (including social, emotional, physical, and intellectual). The Educator must be creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children. Direct interaction with the children in all areas of the program and its activities is required.

  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Early childhood education diploma and membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Minimum of two years of recent experience in a licensed childcare setting
  • An understanding of, and ability to apply “How Does Learning Happen” Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years as a professional learning opportunity
  • Familiarity with all legislation according to the Child Care and Early Years Act of Ontario to ensure complete compliance with respect to ministry standards
  • English mandatory; French an asset
  • Screening required: enhanced reliability, criminal record, vulnerable sector, IS security procurement

Core Competencies and Behaviours:

  • Believes in and practices the mission and goals of the PMFRC with a thorough understanding of Canadian Armed Forces communities
  • High degree of personal initiative and ability to work flexible hours
  • Sensitivity and tact in dealing with people and able to effectively collaborate with community partners
  • Exhibit characteristics of warmth, empathy, humour, and a non-judgmental philosophy of care and strong understanding and application of ethical principles
  • Able to be energetic, resilient and maintain a sense of humour when personal resources are challenged
  • Ease of working with IT tools (Office Suite, Internet, MS Teams, WebEx, and Zoom etc)
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work well both independently and in a collaborative team environment

Special Requirements:

  • Ensure compliance with all fire and occupational health and safety regulations
  • Attend all mandatory staff workshops, training, and program planning meetings
  • Provide a clear criminal record check, obtain an enhanced reliability security clearance, and vulnerable sector screening (current within 6 months)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with access to a reliable vehicle for work-related travel and requisite driver’s insurance
  • Assist in maintaining the organization and cleanliness of all common areas
Additional Information
Closing: July 18, 2024.

If you wish to become a member of our team, please submit both a cover letter and resume in a Word or PDF format clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications stated above. Please include your daytime contact number and email address.

PMFRC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information
HR Administrator
Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre
10-16 Regalbuto Avenue,
Petawawa, OntarioEmail: HR-Recruitment@PetawawaMFRC.com
Website: www.cfmws.ca/petawawa
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