Our Fabulous Team!
Little Kids Daycare Centre is committed to providing exceptional care to each child. We believe we are successful in this by hiring & retaining exceptional people. The staff have big shoes to fill & Little Kids has high expectations!
When hiring, Little Kids Daycare ensures that candidates have a solid educational background, hands on experience in the field & passion for children.
40% of our team are Registered Early Childhood Educators. The Ministry typically requires one RECE per class, we are committed to exceeding Ministry requirements. Some staff are working towards their ECE diploma We also have staff with their Early Childhood Assistant Diploma as well as Child & Youth Work Diploma & Ontario Certified Teachers.
Did you know that in 2007 the Ontario Government passed the Early Childhood Educators Act? This law established the College of Early Childhood Educators. The Act includes definitions of practice, requirements for members to practise, Tilte Protection for use of the terms such as "Early Childhood Educators" as well as roles of the Registrar, Registration Appeals, Complaints, Discipline etc.
Learn more about the qualifications of Early Childhood Educators at www.college-ece.ca
We also work to match candidates with their ideal age grouping and team partners. Once hired they are required to participate in regular professional learning. 30% of our staff attend a training every two months.
Every Little Kids Daycare employee has a valid First Aid/CPR certificate, clear vulnerable sector check and safe Food Handler Certification.
We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful team! Staff consistency is REALLY DIFFICULT in childcare! We want to devote some time to highlight & praise our Senior Staff (over 1 year)
Nina S., RECE, Supervisor
Joined Little Kids Family in 2013
All of our children, families & staff adore Nina. With good reason,
she is loving, kind and supportive. As a Supervisor, she is the
Mother Hen to the young women we employ. She is a bright,
strong & mature Supervisor who is incredibly professional and
Nina lives in Oakville with her Husband, Donnie and 5 year old son, Alexander (he's at Little Kids!). Nina also has two adult children (Andrew, 27 & Anthony 25).
We are blessed to have her part of the Little Kids Family.
Jasmina, OCT, current ECE student, Toddler Teacher
Joined Little Kids Family in 2008
Jasmina is a kind and nurturing Educator. Over the years we get consistent praise from parents about her attentiveness towards their child. Especially the new ones who are having a hard time, it's nice to know that she will pick them up for a snuggle to help them settle.
Jasmina lives in Oakville with her Husband & Son Martin, 11. We are thrilled that she has decided to go back to school and get her ECE Diploma!
Grace, Assistant, Toddler Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2010
Check out our Google Reviews, many of them about Grace! That should say it all. Parents just LOVE GRACE!! So do the kids. Who can blame them, she is so loving and caring. She builds such a beautiful relationship with each child and family.
Grace lives in Oakville with her family. She recently became a Grandmother! "Glam-ma" is more like it.
Amber, RECE, Toddler Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2011
Amber joined Little Kids in 2010 as a Placement Student From Sheridan College. We saw a young, bright woman who cared so much about the children her class we knew she was a keeper! Amber has grown so much over the past few years, she is a mature & competent young woman. She has become our unofficial "Go to Girl" who is also pregnant!
Her baby is coming in May!
Stephanie, RECE, Preschool Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2012
Stephanie began her journey at Little Kids Daycare as a placement student. She was a great student & we were lucky to have her join our team. Her career has offered many opportunities but she always finds her way back to us. She is creative and has become an essential part of our transition to an Emergent Curriculum.
Dawn, RECE, Infant Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2014
Dawn graduated from Sheridan College in 2011. We have throuroughly enjoyed getting to know her over the past few years. She is very nurturing with her infant children & they love her right back! It's very hard for parents to leave their precious little babies, Dawn definitely helps ease this transition.
Monique, RECE, SR Preschool Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2015
Monique began her journey at Little Kids Daycare as a Supply Staff. We liked her so much that we asked her to join our team & we are lucky that she did! Monique graduated from George Brown College's ECE program in 2010. She is a strong Educator who has an incredibly calm demeanor. The students in her class benefit from her guidance everyday!
Camilla, RECE, Infant Class
Joined Little Kids Family in 2015
Camilla is a RECE from Seneca College where she graduated with honours. Although she has only been with us a year, she has made a significant impression on our families. Camilla has been such an incredible addition to our team. She is WONDERFUL, compassionate & genuinely loves those little babies. We are so fortunate to have her!
"I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot;
together we can do great things!"
If you are interested in joining our incredible team please email your resume to Oakville@littlekidsdaycare.com
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