Full Time Child Care Supervisor

Mississauga Temple Child Care Centre
November 12, 2020
Mississauga, Canada
Job Type
$23.18-$34.77 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Linda Gilbert: linda.gilbert@salvationrmy.ca
Closing date
November 18, 2020


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

Position Purpose Summary:

The Mississauga Temple Child Care Supervisor is the leader of the childcare centre whose main purpose is to ensure the childcare centre is providing exceptional care and education to children and families.  The Supervisor will adhere to all Ministry of Education’s Child Care and Early Years regulations, Peel Region standards and Salvation Army Policies and Procedures.  The Supervisor will hire, support, coach and monitor staff and will manage the operating budget ensuring the childcare centre is fiscally responsible.  The Supervisor will ensure staff are implementing the Program Statement as well as delivering on our Mission and Values.  The Supervisor will support a collaborative and integrative relationship with the Mississauga Temple Church and Family Services.



  • Manage all aspects of a Toddler, Preschool, School Age, Christmas break, March break and Summer Camp program
  • Ensure compliance with the Ministry of Education, the Region of Peel and The Salvation Army regulations, requirements and policies and procedures including enhanced COVID-19 regulations and policies
  • Ensure all areas are well organized and that areas, materials and equipment are safe and clean
  • Ensure the health, safety and well-being of all children
  • Understand the legal responsibilities to report suspected child abuse to Child Protection Services


  • Guide, coach and mentor educators to implement a relationship focused, play based, emergent program that is developmentally appropriate.  Ensure the CCEYA is adhered to and How Does Learning Happen implemented
  • Support educators to embed biblical stories and the Salvation Army’s mission and core values in the daily program
  • Plan monthly staff meetings
  • Post, interview and hire educators
  • Conduct annual PEAC performance reviews and Program Statement monitoring



  • Develop professional relationships with families ensuring all families feel a sense of belonging
  • Plan and implement family events
  • Provide families with additional resources when needed; Pastoral Care from the church pastor, food bank referrals, support for children with special needs, etc.

Students and Volunteers

  • Welcome students and volunteers and ensure the Student/Volunteer Policy is adhered to
  • Assign students and volunteers meaningful tasks and responsibilities

External Partners

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with community partners; Ministry of Education Program Advisors, Region of Peel Early Learning Specialists, caterer and other community partners


  • This position reports directly to The Salvation Army Director of Child Care Services
  • This position directly supervises all employees, students and volunteers at Mississauga Temple Child Care
  • Regularly communicate and interact with the Director of Child Care Services
  • Participate in monthly Supervisor meetings
  • Create a warm, welcoming and supportive work environment for all employees
  • Maintain a positive partnership with the Mississauga Temple Salvation Army Church and Family Services


  • Participate in developing the annual budget, review and maintain the monthly budget
  • Accurately submit weekly payroll information and approve staff expenses
  • Pay invoices in a timely manner
  • Purchase developmentally appropriate furnishings, equipment and materials according to the budget allocation and other available funding
  • Collect parent fees and reconcile municipal funding for parent fees
  • Adhere to all of the Salvation Army’s financial policies and procedures


  • Maintain children’s attendance records and submit subsidy attendance to the Region of Peel
  • Maintain staff attendance
  • Update and maintain staff and children’s files and ensure mandatory checklists/forms are completed
  • Maintain a waitlist working toward full capacity
  • Provide welcoming and informative tours to prospective families
  • Ensure all Policies and Procedures are adhered to
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Represent the Salvation Army in a professional manner; clean business casual attire, proper hygiene, professional communication, etc.


  • Attend professional development activities
  • Complete the Continuous Professional Learning Program as required by the College of ECE
  • Provide educators with opportunities to attend Professional Development Activities



  • Early Childhood Education Diploma or Degree
  • Must be registered and a member in good standing in the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE)
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a Supervisor or Assistant Supervisor in a childcare program
  • Solid understanding of the Child Care and Early Years Act
  • Advanced leadership skills
  • Financial and business management experience—minimum requirement:  Basic mathematical skills and understanding of operating budgets
  • Actively involved in Continuous Professional Development
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with families, staff, students, volunteers and community partners
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Well-developed computer skills and the ability to learn and adapt to a variety of computer programs
  • Ability to work within a Christian perspective valuing inclusiveness
  • Valid standard first aid certification including infant and child CPR

Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:

  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clear internal abuse registry check
  • Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Must be able to work between the hours of 7am and 6:30pm, (some evening work is required)



The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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