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Registered Early Childhood Educator

HEI Schools Early Learning Centre
40 Mallard Trail, Waterdown, ON
$22–$24 an hour - Permanent, Full-time


40 Mallard Trail, Waterdown, ON

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Lead Registered Early Childhood Education (RECE)

Job Description- HEI Schools Early Learning Centre

Waterdown, Ontario

HEI Schools Early Learning Centre is a brand-new centre looking to open in Early 2023

This is a wonderful opportunity for a RECE looking for a new start-up experience in a thriving community that is building and growing. HEI Schools is an inspired Finnish approach to Early
Childhood Education. This approach has been used in Finland for many years and now spreading worldwide. Waterdown will be the first in Canada to experience this unique type of childcare.

Registered Early Childhood Educators under the direction of the Supervisor works closely with all employees in the organization to plan and develop age-appropriate programs to enhance the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional develop according to Organization’s program statement and philosophy and the Child Care Early Years Act, using Early Learning for Every Child Today

(ELECT), and How Does Learning Happen? Children's Services and Public Health Guidelines including HEI Schools Pedagogy. Registered Early Childhood Educators are expected to develop and maintain professional relationships with families



  • Able to walk up 2 flights of stairs
  • Lift and/or move between 10 pounds up to 30 pounds.
  • Must be comfortable being in and around water on trips.
  • Repetitive Tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Frequent combinations of sitting, climbing, standing, walking, balancing, bending, crouching,
  • Kneeling, and crawling
  • Combination of indoor and outdoor environments
  • Exposure to; high noise levels, bodily fluids, infectious illness/diseases, occasional inclement weather


  • Registered Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Valid Standard First Aid Training and Level “C” CPR
  • Knowledge of the CCEYA, How Does Learning Happen and the ELECT document
  • Knowledge of the Occupation Health and Safety Act
  • Knowledge of AODA
  • Knowledge of HEI Schools or other Regional Quality Assessment Tools (if applicable)


  • Current Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Current satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • PVSC to be completed every 5 years on work anniversary, to sign a declaration form annually with 2 weeks of work anniversary of alternate years.
  • Valid Standard First Aid training and Level “C” CPR
  • Health Assessment, T.B. test, up-to-date immunizations
  • Signing off on all policies annually.
  • Working knowledge of “How Does Learning Happen?” ELECT, Public Health Guidelines
  • Participate in HEI Teacher Diploma Training along with pedagogical work.

Start Date 2023 February

Starting Wage $22.00 per hour plus PWE $2.00 / per hour

2 weeks vacation

8 sick days

Funding available for other professional development

Standard medical and dental coverage

HEI Pedagogy Diploma program


The staff will be paid for 40 hours per week based on 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Hours of work may vary based on enrollment

Staff get 1-hour unpaid lunch

References who can speak to candidates demonstrated experience will be required.

Only those chosen for interviews will be contacted. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that reflects the diversity of the community in which we serve.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $22.00-$24.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application question(s):

  • Do you have a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Ontario ?

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-02-13