Level 1 or Level 2 ECE

Current Job Opening at the Wentworth Learning Centre

Full-Time Position (1 position available)
Level 1 or 2 Early Childhood Educator
Wage: $19.10/hr – $23.43/hr (based on experience)
Education: Early Childhood Education diploma (Level 1 or 2 required)
Hours Per Week: 40 Hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Start Date: ASAP

About Us:

The Wentworth Learning Childcare Centre is a licensed and provincially regulated childcare centre, located in the heart of rural Wentworth. Operating as a division of the Wentworth Learning Centre, a small community-led non-profit, our childcare centre is dedicated to providing educational opportunities and programming for the advancement of life-long learning to the Wentworth community and surrounding rural areas. As part of this mission to expand our inter-generational learning opportunities to the community, we are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Level 1 or Level 2 Early Childhood Educator to join our small team on a full-time basis.

At Wentworth Learning Childcare Centre we believe that all children are born full of potential!  Our centre prides itself on providing a rich, inclusive learning environment to introduce children to diverse experiences and opportunities, while embracing the individual’s and communities’ uniqueness.

The successful candidate will work within our team to assist with planning, developing, and conducting learning programs for our current childcare program. This candidate will also be responsible for program planning and carrying out the centre’s daily routines, while acting in accordance with our mission to provide all children with a quality, safe, and nurturing environment that embraces each child for who they are today and who they will become tomorrow.

A successful candidate would:

  • Possess the ability to develop and implement childcare programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children aged 18 months to 5 years;
  • Understand the importance of maintaining an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children;
  • Possess communication skills sufficient to resolve parent complaints through excellence in customer service and efficient follow up;
  • Maintain enrolment expectations through on-going communication with all families;
  • Be able to work effectively in a small team;
  • Motivate staff through personal example regarding client relations, centre cleanliness, program development, classroom leadership, health and staff relations;
  • Attend semi-annual staff meetings to discuss progress and problems in the classroom;
  • Remain up-to-date on all relevant qualifications.

Daily Tasks:

  • Lead and observe activities both in the classroom and on the playground, such as telling or reading stories, teaching songs, and engaging the children in dramatic and/or active play;
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members;
  • Work collaboratively with other ECE’s, Centre staff, students and volunteers in a team environment;
  • Promote open communication and teamwork with the Wentworth Learning Centre’s board members, including the President and Childcare Committee Head;
  • Ensure the centre is ready for business with all necessary supplies and equipment such as arts and crafts, large furnishings, cleaning supplies, office equipment and children’s toys;
  • Ensure that all relevant legislative requirements are met with 100% compliance.


  • Early Childhood Educator, Level 1or Level 2
  • Thorough knowledge of provincial childcare regulations including all relevant legislation, policies and procedures;
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS word, Excel and E-mail.

A valid criminal record check, RCMP vulnerable sector check, child abuse registry check and First Aid certification are mandatory.

We welcome applications from all qualified applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicants are invited to submit a resume and accompanying cover letter via the following options:

Email: wentworthlearningcentre@outlook.com
In Person: 13371 Highway 4, Wentworth, NS Mon-Fri 9am to 6pm