Careers in the Early Years Sector

Are you looking for Early Years job opportunities in Northumberland County? The Early Years sector has a wide variety job opportunities. Jobs can include working directly with children to assist with Early Learning in the classroom, or at child care centres, or can include strategic planning, program development and implementation in an office setting.

Types of jobs in the Early Years sector

Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE)

  • Must be registered with the College. 
  • Must have a certificate in Early Childhood Education.

Early Childhood Assistant (EA)

  • Does not need to be registered.
  • This position works alongside of qualified Early Childhood Educators to assist in all aspects of program.

Enhanced Educator

  • No education needed. Education is considered an asset.
  • This position works alongside of qualified Early Childhood Educators supporting children with special needs in program.

Supervisor

  • Must be an ECE that is registered and has an extensive knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA).

Current job postings in Northumberland

The following positions are currently available at local childcare agencies in Northumberland County:

Job titleSpecificationsPosition Start DateContact
Before and After Early Childhood Educator/Childcare Worker, Ganaraska Child Care Centre
  • Part-time 
  • Approx. shift 7:30-9:30, 2:30-5:30 
October 3rd, 2022  ganaraskaccc@outlook.com
Childcare Assistant, Alderville First Nation Daycare 
  • Permanent, Full-time
  • 35 hours/week
  • 2 positions 
September 26, 2022 humanresources@alderville.ca
RECE, Alderville First Nation Day Care
  • Permanent, Full-time 
  • 35 hours per week 
As soon as possible.  humanresources@alderville.ca
ECE or Equivalent, St.Peter’s Pre-School Learning Centre
  •  On call/supply staff
 Ongoing Emily at preschool@stpeterscobourg.org
Supervisor - Full Day Centre, YMCA Northumberland
  •  Full-time RECE
  • In-Program Supervisor
  • Family grouping 
September 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
RECE, YMCA Northumberland
  • Family age grouping
  • Full time
September 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistants, YMCA Northumberland
  •  Family age grouping
  • Full time
September 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Supervisor - Hastings YMCA before and after school, YMCA Northumberland
  • RECE, CYW, SSW, DSW, PSW 
  • In Program Supervisor
  • School age

  • Full time

  • Before and after school split shift
 

September 6, 2022

Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care assistants - Campbellford, Hastings, and Warkworth YMCA before and after school program, YMCA Northumberland
  •  CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • School age
  • Part Time
  • Before and after school split shift
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant - Colborne YMCA before and after school program, YMCA Northumberland
  •  CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • Enhanced position
  • School age
  • Part Time
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant - C.R. Gummow Child Care, YMCA Northumberland
  •  CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • After school
  • School age
  • 2 part time positions
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant - Baltimore YMCA Child Care, YMCA Northumberland
  •  CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • School age
  • Part time
  • Before and after school split shift 
September 6, 2022  Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant - St.Anthony's YMCA Child Care, YMCA Northumberland
  •  CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • School age
  • Part time
  • Before and after school split shift 
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant, YMCA Northumberland
  •  On-call/supply
  • All areas of Northumberland
  • All ages
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant, YMCA Northumberland
  • School age
  • Part-time
  • Before and after school split shift
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Child Care Assistant, Camborne YMCA Child Care, YMCA Northumberland
  • CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • School age

  • Part-time

  • Before and after school split shift 

September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
Supervisor - St.Anthony's YMCA Child Care, YMCA Northumberland
  • RECE, CYW, DSW, SSW, PSW
  • School age
  • Full-time
  • Before and after school split shift
September 6, 2022 Lauren Reed at lauren.reed@nrt.ymca.ca
ECE - Campbellford CELC Beehive, Compass Early Learning and Care
  • RECE
  • Full-time (30 to 40 hours)
  • Infant, toddler, or preschool room
September 6, 2022   

Ryan Heath at careers@compasselc.com

ECE - Campbellford CELC Beehive, Compass Early Learning and Care
  • Enhanced Educator
  • Part-time (25+ hours - 30 to 40 hours)
  • Preschool room

September 6, 2022  

Ryan Heath at careers@compasselc.com

ECE - Cobourg CELC, Compass Early Learning and Care

  • Permanent, on-call
  • Full-time and part-time (25 to 40 hours)
  • Infant to school-age rooms

September 6, 2022  

Ryan Heath at careers@compasselc.com

Childcare Assistant, Watch Me Grow Daycare

  • Full-time
September 12, 2022 Dianne at 289-252-2039 or email watchmegrow.dennis@gmail.com

 

RECE, Sunshine Heights Day Care

 

  • Full-time
Ongoing Shelley Davey at

sunshine.heights@outlook.com

ECA, Sunshine Heights Day Care

  • Full-time
Ongoing

Shelley Davey at

sunshine.heights@outlook.com

Networking and professional development

Northumberland County Early Years Services and Five Counties Children’s Centre are constantly pursuing thought-provoking and pertinent professional learning and networking opportunities for the Early Childhood Educators and Child Care Workers in our community. Explore this section to find the opportunities that best fit your professional needs.

Children with special rights

For educators to hear from specialists that work with children with exceptionalities. Topics include FASD, autism, speech and language.  

Upcoming workshops

Thursday September 22, 2022, 6:30-8:00 PM 

Q&A about Autism and Strategies - All Educators 

cmorris@fivecounties.on.ca 

Cooks

For dietary staff to network and share recipes for optimal nutrition. Supported by a dietitian from the health unit. 

Upcoming workshops

Tuesday October 11, 2022, 6:30-7:30 PM

Reflections from Cooks Conference - Dietary Staff

cmorris@fivecounties.on.ca 

Infant and toddler

For educators working with infants and toddlers, to network and explore topics such as nutrition, sensory integration, and age-appropriate loose parts. 

Upcoming workshops

Wednesday November 2, 2022, 6:30-8:00 PM

Developing literacy skills in the early years - Infant/Toddler Educators

hsalmon@fivecounties.on.ca 

Pedagogical leaders

For educators who are pedagogical leaders to study documentation and pedagogy. Focuses on peer mentorship and supporting pedagogical leaders. Topics include side-by-side mentoring, relationship building, transfer of practice and peer mentorship. 

Upcoming workshops

Starting in October, second Tuesday of every month. (but Wednesday in October)

 

Wednesday October 12, 2022, 5:30-7:00 PM - 4581 Baltimore Road 

Visit to: Watch me Grows outdoor Space (Dress for the weather) 

 

Tuesday November 8, 2022, 10:00 PM-12:00 AM - 555 Courthouse Rd or TEAMS

Mumfordc@northumberland.ca 

 

Preschool

For educators working with preschool-age children to network and explore topics such as math, science and risky play. 

Upcoming workshops

Tuesday September 13, 2022, 7:00-8:00 PM - TEAMS

Roots of Aggression in early years-and how to redirect 

selmhurst@fivecounties.on.ca 

School-Age

For educators working with school-age children to network and explore topics such as risky play, self-reg and physical literacy.

Upcoming workshops

TBA

Supervisors

For supervisors to network together and get clarification from advising bodies such as Health Unit-Licensing and Compliance, and Special Resources for Children.

Upcoming workshops

Tuesday October 18, 2022 

ECE Appreciation Day - Management Team

Please share photo's to: mumfordc@northumberland.ca 

Other workshops and events

Virtual PECE Training is available (4 one-hour modules). Email our Early Years Coordinator for more information. 

ECE Apprentices, Online learners, potential ECE's

Thursday September 15, 2022, 6:15-7:30 PM 

Let's Chat Early Childhood Education Support (snacks and prizes) 

kchang@fivecounties.on.ca 

Orange Shirt Day

Friday September 30, 2022

Please share photos to: mumfordc@northumberland.ca 

Self-Reg-Relationships - All Educators

Tuesday October 5, 2022, 6:00-8:00 PM 

Focus on Relationships - 800 Division St. (EarlyON Centre) (All Educators)  

ECE Appreciation and PD Event - All Early Years Staff

Friday October 21, 2022, 8:30 AM-3:30 PM - Dalewood Golf Club

Table facilitators needed, please email mumfordc@northumberland.ca if interested.