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Director, Childcare Early Learning Centres
Job summary

We are seeking a Director to lead our Sherbourne Early Learning Centre (ELC) team in providing exceptional care and education for young children. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the ELC, nurturing a joyful, safe learning environment for children, inspiring and guiding the work of staff, and ensuring compliance with all regulations and legislated standards. Currently, our center has five classrooms - one for infants, two for toddlers, and two for preschoolers - with a total of 62 spaces.

Required Qualifications and Skills

You have a diploma or degree in Early Childhood Education and an Early Childhood Management-Leadership certificate. You are a member in good standing with the College of Early Childhood Education. You have experience in an early learning/childcare setting, including experience supporting or directly leading staff, programs, and communications. You have a proven ability to provide and sustain a diverse learning environment that supports the highest program quality, equity, and inclusion for children, staff, and families. You understand and can maintain the confidentiality and security of client-related and agency information.

Required Experience

You have a diploma or degree in Early Childhood Education and an Early Childhood Management-Leadership certificate.


With the support of our Associate Director of Early Learning Centre and Director, Early Years and Child Care Services, you will stay up to date with, implement, and adhere to all regulations and legislated standards, including Ministry of Education Licensing standards, Toronto Children's Services Assessment for Quality Improvement, Toronto Public Health guidelines, and College of Early Childhood Educators Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.

Compensation and Benefits Offered

Full health and well-being benefits. Flexible hours in a planned program environment. A focus on cross-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge sharing. Ongoing paid professional development opportunities and certifications.

Organization Overview

CDI is firmly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous People of North America and the world, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ persons, and those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We are committed to providing equitable opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace which is free from discrimination and harassment. We are equally committed to providing an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you require accommodations, please reach out to us at

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