Principal / Vice Principal (Montessori trained)

Job Responsibilities:

·      Responsible for the day to day operation of the Centre. 

·      Program planning, working effectively with staff, working with families and children, connecting with the community, mentoring students and administrative responsibilities related to the day to day operation of the Centre. 

·      Providing leadership in keeping with the philosophy of the Centre program as well as for quality client service to foster student success.




·      Develop and monitor the Centre’s budget.

·      Prepare purchase orders and other forms ensuring that appropriate procedures and approvals are followed up to the signing limit.

·      Ensure that adequate records are maintained and compiled for the centre.

·      Maintain provincial standards.

·      Coordinate the use of the Program as practicum by Early Learning and Child Care students.

·      Maintain a safe and healthy environment for children and to create a relaxing and welcoming atmosphere.

·      Regularly contact, and act as a resource for, parents and caregivers.

·      Encourage parental involvement in the centre.

·      Program Development, Planning and Implementation:

·      Plan and implement a program that reflects the philosophy of the Centre.

·      Coordinate the programming of the centre's curriculum.

·      Ensure that children records are well kept.


Staff Supervision

·      Manage educarers resources effectively to ensure that they work as members of a team, have input into planning and have opportunities for improving their professional skills.

·      Provide coverage for absent staff when required.

·      Conduct staff meetings at least once a month and to support professional development.

·      Provide support and direction to caregivers regarding child development.

·      Provide feedback and input to the Centre for annual appraisals on each caregiver and all other centre employees.

·      Assist the Centre with its recruitment processes and to make recommendations on staffing.

·      To be aware of, administer and comply with the Centre's personnel policies and collective agreement provisions.


Public Relations

·      Promote a positive image of the Centre’s program to the public.

·      Maintain adequate liaison with the appropriate agencies, professional associations and other related organisations.

·      Responsible for liaison with MCYS, families, caregivers, appropriate faculty, sponsoring agencies


  • Qualification: Degree, Diploma, Masters & Above
  • Years Exp: 0
  • Salary range: From: $3,500 To: $4,000
  • Location: West
  • Permanent

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