RECE, permanent for Childcare

    Job Description

    The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is seeking an experienced RECE teacher for its program. Preference will be given to RECE teachers with previous experience in Play-Based Learning and/or a Child Directed Learning program. Be a part of this dynamic school where you will have the opportunity to grow with the children. Primary responsibilities include observing children and implementing a stimulating program for the children and open communication with parents. Start date to be determined - Reports to Director of Children’s Education.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • To develop and implement programs at an age and developmentally appropriate level for the various age groups.
    • Weekly program plans, including all areas of development, to be handed in one week prior for Director approval.
    • To ensure the safety of all children in attendance at the childcare.
    • Maintain a clean and safe environment for children at all times.
    • Communicate with the Director regarding any areas of concern regarding health and safety of children as well as concerns with specific children.
    • Supervise children during daily outdoor and gym times.
    • Getting to know each child individually to instill confidence, encourage creativity and cognitive skills, master social skills.
    • Teachers will be required to change children when their diapers or clothes are wet or soiled. Gloves will be provided for this.
    • Teachers will read and agree to all school policies as set out by the Director and Ministry of Education.
    • Do daily playground inspection and record results.
    • Do daily health inspection of children.
    • Teachers will be required to assist the children with lunch and snack routines.
    • Assist the children with nap/rest time routines.
    • Complete Children's Daily Log and reports to parents.
    • Attend all mandatory staff meetings.

    Interactions with Parents:

    • To communicate with parents when necessary in reference to their children.
    • Teachers will speak to parents regarding daily occurrences at school concerning only the child of the parent being spoken to. If there are matters of major concern, teachers will speak to the Supervisor first before speaking with the parents.
    • Teachers will adhere to the “Privacy Act” and not relay any personal information of families to others.
    • Teachers will understand the importance of school issues remaining within the privacy of the school.

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Current RECE and in good standing with the College of ECE
    • Clear vulnerable sector screening (done within 6 months of start date with us)
    • Current First Aid/CPR and this will be renewed every 2 years
    • Ability to communicate easily with parents and other staff
    • Familiarity with Learn Through Play/Elect learning models
    • Teachers must be certified in the Food Handler/Server course given by Public Health

    Physical Demands:

    • Teachers will be required to lift children if necessary
    • Set up and put away of cots for rest time
    • Other furniture and equipment movement as required

    Salary and Benefits:

    • Starting salary: to be discussed plus Provincial Wage Enhancement Grant when eligible
    • Medical-Dental plan
    • RRSP matching program
    • Free gym membership for staff, spouse and children
    • Generous sick day policy

    How to apply:

    • Applications may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject matter of Resume TODDLER RECE
    • Please note, that only candidates moving to the next stage of the selection process will be contacted by us


    About the MNjcc:

    The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre is a dynamic hub in downtown Toronto. It provides opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to be active, learn, connect and participate in a wide range of cultural experiences. Rooted in Jewish values, the MNjcc is open to all.Founded on this site in 1953 the MNjcc is home to a 3800 member state of the art Fitness Centre, the Al Green Theatre, four schools, four choirs, a wide range of arts and cultural activities, Jewish Life programming, and a robust Active 55+ program.


    Alternate Formats and Accommodation:

    The MNjcc is committed to providing an accessible employment environment. We are committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and aim to ensure that dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity are embedded in all aspects of JCC culture.If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation. Please contact David Fielder at: (416) 924-6211 x404; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or in person by appointment


    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422

    Charitable Registration Number:
    140344243 RR0001