Position: Daycare Supervisor
Department: Education Department
Apply By: Open until filled

Job Summary

The Daycare Supervisor assumes responsibility for the day-to-day operation of the Daycare Centre. The Supervisor is responsible for program planning, working effectively with staff, working with families and children, connecting with the community, responsible for providing leadership in keeping with the philosophy of the Early Learning and childcare program and administrative responsibilities related to the day-to-day operation of the Daycare Centre.

Job Duties

• Assist the Director and/or Designate with the development and monitoring of the Child Care Centre’s budget.
• Maintain Inventory/ Nutrition Ordering
• Ensure that adequate records are maintained and compiled for reporting to sponsoring agencies.
• Maintain provincial standards.
• Maintain a safe, healthy environment for children,
• Regularly contact, and act as a resource for, parents and caregivers.
• Encourage parental involvement in the Daycare Program.
• Plan and implement a program that reflects the philosophy of the Mistawasis Nêhiyawak Daycare program.
• Coordinate the programming of the Daycare Program with the Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum.
• Ensure that records are kept on all children in the program.
• Manage employee resources effectively to ensure that they work as members of a team, have input into planning and have opportunities for improving their professional skills.
• Conduct staff meetings monthly and support professional development.
• Provide support and direction to employees regarding child development.
• Assist in the hiring process and to make recommendations on each employee.
• To be aware of, administer and comply with Mistawasis Nêhiyawak personnel policies and collective agreement.


• Formal training in Early Childhood Development- Level III Qualification is required.
• 1-3 years’ experience in the childcare profession would be an asset.
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
• Excellent organizational skills and initiative.
• Creative problem solving skills.
• Proven leadership skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, an
• Ability to maintain confidentiality
• Must possess good working knowledge of computer technology
• Understanding and awareness of local cultural milieu
• Must practice a healthy life-style
• Valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
• Requires strong human relations skills and the ability to work with people and students in conflict situation.
• Valid Standard Infant/child First Aid, CPR
Must be eligible to receive a current, original Canadian Criminal Record Check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector check;


Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to: mistawasisibchr@gmail.com or Fax 306-466-2361

For further information contact:
Rae Genereaux
Iron Buffalo Centre
Mistawasis Nêhiyawak
(306) 466-2390 ext 302