County of Wellington, Children's Early Years Pedagogical Leaders

    Social Services Department
    Children’s Early Years Division
    Requires two
    Children's Early Years Pedagogical Leaders 

    This position reports to the Manager of Children’s Early Years Community Services and is responsible to support the professional learning and development opportunities that build the capacity in the early year’s sector throughout the Wellington service delivery area. Through the use of evidence-based research, and consideration of legislative and service system requirements, this position will provide professional development opportunities, resources, and support services primarily for the pedagogical aspect of community based children’s early year’s programmes. Duties also include, but are not limited to, administrative requirements, community training, liaising with community agencies and committees, and adhering to the College of ECE’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

    The minimum qualifications for this position include:

    • High School graduation, plus an additional Early Childhood Education Diploma or a letter of equivalency issued by the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario. Must be a Registered Early Childhood Educator in good standing.
    • Over two years of related experience in a direct supervisory/management and/or adult education capacity in the children’s early years sector.
    • Ability to coach and mentor in an inclusive and collaborative manner.
    • Highly developed interpersonal skills and critical reflection skills.
    • Strong presentation planning and implementation skills.
    • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work with a diverse client group in a professional manner.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to maintain accurate records.
    • Effective time management and decision making skills.
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of computers, software, programmes and databases.
    • Valid driver’s licence and access to a reliable vehicle.

    Full Time Children’s Early Years Pedagogical Leader Posting 122-17 This position offers a comprehensive benefit package and a salary range of: $52,361.40 to $61,079.20 (2017 Union Compensation Grid).

    12 Month Temporary Full Time Children’s Early Years Pedagogical Leader Posting 123-17
    This position offers a benefit package and a salary range of: $52,361.40 to $61,079.20 (2017 Union Compensation Grid).

    Applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, November 17 at 4:00 pm.
    Applicants will be considered for both postings.

    ATTENTION: HR DEPARTMENT, County of Wellington Administration Centre, 74 Woolwich Street, Guelph ON N1H 3T9. E: or F: 519.837.8882. Please respond by one method of application only. No phone calls please. Personal information in relation to the recruitment and hiring process is collected under the authority outlined in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

    The County is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation for disabilities is available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.