Manager, Care for Newcomer Children (CNC)

Job city: 
Job region: 
Greater Toronto Area
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:15pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

About Newcomers Centre of Peel:

Newcomer Centre of Peel (NCP) is a multi-service agency that assists the entire newcomer family in achieving settlement. With experience and expertise in English language training; employability and business start-up and comprehensive settlement services including programs for women, children, youth and seniors; NCP offers a dedication to service quality. Through innovation and a progressive attitude, we leverage the broad experience of our staff and community partners to overcome settlement barriers.

NCP strive for equal access to opportunities, enabling immigrants to connect to the enduring values and principles of what defines Canada. NCP, working with multiple funders including: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) and Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade (MCIIT), hopes to foster loyalty towards Canada from our new immigrants and their families. We encourage this by providing a variety of holistic services in a friendly and open atmosphere. Our vision is to continue to evolve together as a community.

Job Summary

Manages and coordinates the provision of nurturing care and developmentally appropriate education to meet the needs of the newcomer children in a group setting within a safe and healthy environment by implementing the requirements of the “Care for Newcomer Children” and the “Day Nurseries Act”. To achieve wellbeing of the children, supervise group staff, students and volunteers, parents in co-operation with Newcomer Centre of Peel departments and community services.

Reports to: Executive Director, Newcomer Centre of Peel


  • Perform duties in accordance with the mission and vision of Newcomer Centre of Peel (NCP) and the mandate of Care of Newcomer Children (CNC) Requirements.
  • Provide leadership to CNC team by showcasing professionalism at all levels, promoting diversity and inclusion, facilitating problem-solving and conflict resolution and supporting organizational needs
  • Provide high-quality child care in a group setting that meets the diverse needs and promote optimum physical, emotional, social, cognitive and intellectual development of the newcomer children in care.
  • Protect and respect the rights of the newcomer children and ensure that a parent of a child receiving CNC services is eligible for Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) funded services at the same site.
  • Manage legal requirements by complying with relevant provincial/territorial child care licensing legislation and policies, including those related to exemptions from licensure; and develop policies and procedures accordingly
  • Monitor day-to-day operation of CNC by managing people and processes such as enrollment, finances and team leadership
  • Maintain safe workplace, oversee Security and Emergency Response practices, design and implement the “Risk Management Plan” and create a safe and healthy work environment
  • Prepare CNC budget by planning and managing the assigned program budget and manage cash flow, petty cash, corporate credit card and reimbursements.
  • Work closely with HR Department by collaborating in HR functions such as recruitment, staff performance management, employee relations, staff skills management and compliance issues
  • Validate and submit HRIS (Dayforce) time sheets for payroll and staff attendance purposes; collaborate with other NCP Departments and work productively with external agencies and resources such as schools and community agencies
  • Keep lines of communications open and transparent with NCP senior management, other departments, staff, and CMAS by conducting meetings and preparing reports


  • A degree in Child Psychology, Child Development, or related field from a recognized college or university or other equivalent educational qualification
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Diploma from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology; Registered Early Childhood Educator
  • Management and Supervision in ECE Setting Certificate is an asset
  • Minimum seven years’ experience working with children in a Childcare Centre, including at least three years working as a manager or supervisor
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal communication and teamwork skills
  • Sensitivity and respect for individual and cultural differences
  • Adequate energy level and ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • An additional language would be an asset

Hours: 40 Hours/Week
Start date: April 1, 2017

How to apply:

Please forward your resume and cover letter and quote “Manager (CNC)” on the subject line to:


In the spirit of the Human Rights Code, we ask that resumes not include personal data such as age, health, marital and family status, place or origin and gender.

Thank you to all applicants. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.