We are passionate about providing excellence in early learning and care in partnership with our families and our Licensed Home Child Care Providers. Watch this video to hear from a couple of our Home Child Care Providers and Parents about the benefits of Licensed Home Child Care with Compass Early Learning & Care.
Compass Early Learning and Care is a progressive non-profit organization where we work collaboratively to provide excellence in early learning and care. The richness and uniqueness of our learning environments are an invitation for adults and children to discover together the joy of learning. CELC envisions a place where children are valued as citizens of today; where the principles of democracy guide our relationships with children, families, colleagues and our community.
Compass ELC is a not-for-profit organization licensed with the Ministry of Education with 30+ years supporting our communities.
HOME CHILD CARE PROVIDER OPTIONS
Our unique licensing approach offers a choice of benefits and services to support your individual business needs.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING
Compass ELC recognizes the value of lifelong learning. Professional development and reflection are recognized as an integral part of our work with children, and provides an opportunity to network with other child care professionals.
TOY AND EQUIPMENT LIBRARY
Our Home Child Care Program has an extensive toy and equipment library to enhance your business.
REFERRALS & BONUSES
Home Child Care Consultants will access the universal waiting list system on your behalf and will provide bonuses for families you bring on board
We are currently seeking nurturing, creative, flexible and resourceful individuals with a passion for children’s learning and development.
Peterborough City & County (Apsley, Norwood, Havelock, Lakefield, Warsaw, Bridgenorth)
Durham Region (Courtice, Bowmanville, Hampton, Enniskillen, Orono, Newcastle, Newtonville, Kirby, Oshawa, Whitby, Brooklin, Scugog, Port Perry, Ajax, Pickering, Uxbridge, Brock)
City of Kawartha Lakes (Lindsay, Little Britain, Oakwood, Woodville, Cameron, Fenelon Falls, Bobcaygeon, Bolsover, Omemee, Dunsford, Kirkfield, Coboconk, Manilla)
Haliburton County (Minden, Kinmount, Haliburton, Wilberforce, Carnarvon, Cardiff)
Expanding into new communities regularly – Contact Us for more information
Immediate (we will schedule first initial home visit within 10 days of receiving your registration request). We will work on your timeline and are currently accepting applications in all regions.
Up to 6 children under the age of 13 years (no more than 3 under the ages of 24 months). This includes provider’s own children under the age of 4. (If your child is in Kindergarten, your child no longer is included in ratio during September – June).
Flexible – you set your own hours (part day, full day, extended day, evenings, weekends, overnight)
Bonuses & Incentives:
Access to Family Group Benefits (for a monthly fee)
Consistent pay cheques
Eligible for Government Enhancement Grants
Premium bonus for extended hours (before 7am and/or after 6pm)
Referral incentives for new providers and families
Access to (a minimum of) 12 hours of Professional Development training/year
Job Requirements and Competencies:
Access to suitable operational space – for up to 6 children (this includes: play, meals, sleep, outdoor areas)
Have experience with young children
Show warmth, sincerity and genuine interest when working with children
Rent or own your home/apartment
Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
Have strong behaviour guidance skills that include problem solving, positive reinforcement and redirection strategies.
Have a valid First Aid/CPR certificate, a current health assessment (including COVID-19 vaccination) and a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check (not more than three months old)
Click here to complete the application and we will be in touch.
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Please note: While we welcome inquiries, unfortunately at this time we do not have the capacity to take on new providers in Durham. Please send your information via e-mail and we will be in touch as soon as we are welcoming new providers!