Imagine a career where you can positively impact the future of children. We are looking for more than just your education and qualifications. We desire people who want more than a job, we are looking for exceptional, engaged, excited and dedicated educators. If you’re looking for one of the most rewarding and important jobs in the world, you’ve come to the right place. Not only are we a home-away-from-home for the children we care for, but we’d like to think that we are that for our staff too!

BrightPath Kids is seeking a talented and business-focused Full Time Centre Director (Must be a RECE and have at least 2 years Supervisory Experience in Child Care) for their BrightPath Shepherd Ave Oakville Location.  The Centre Director is responsible for ensuring that the centre runs smoothly, efficiently, and professionally. We are looking for a great mentor to join our amazing team


Responsibilities and Duties:

Administration & Financial

  • Maintain centre expenses and labour costs within the approved budget.
  • Responsible for the collection of fees, issuing of receipts and invoices. 
  • Ensure all parent accounts in Daycare Works are correct. 
  • Take enrollments and enquiries and follow these up appropriately. 
  • Ensure that staff records are kept up to date and remain current (Criminal Checks & Vulnerable Sector). 
  • Complete monthly reports, claims, and monitor child care subsidy expiry dates maintain documentation to support accreditation portfolios and evidence.

 Centre Duties

  • Ensure the physical environment is monitored and maintained to meet fire, regional public health, Ministry of education & safety standards and policies. 
  • Ensure outstanding accounts are collected.
  • Ensure centre records are up to date at all times; as per Legislation and Company Policies. 
  • Ensure staff get information and opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills (first aid, fire safety, food safety course, required courses for higher levels or training). 
  • Ensure personnel hired have been interviewed and thoroughly screened (police check and vulnerable sector search, references checked, etc.) before they begin working. 
  • Monitor and manage the menus at the centre ensuring a nutritional menu is provided each day.


  • Oversee and assist in the programming and observations etc. of each group in compliance with BrightPath’s Curriculum and in co-operation with Educational Coaches. 
  • Ensure that all programming and observations for class groups meet all Ministry of Education Accreditation and Licensing Standards.


  • Ensure all new parents and children are orientated into the centre upon enrollment. 
  • Hold regular staff, group leader and assistant meetings to ensure open communication channels display a positive, supportive attitude to all staff members. 
  • Hold Parent/Staff meeting to provide opportunities to evaluate centre programs and gain valuable input. 
  • Write newsletters informing parents of centre events. 
  • Conduct annual performance reviews on all staff, including the “Staff/Child Interaction Scale”.

 Working with Families

  • Communicate effectively with parents. 
  • Promote the quality care and education within the centre. 
  • Oversee children’s well-being key support person to parents.


To be Successful at BrightPath you Need:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Licensing and Accreditation Regulations.
  • Maintains knowledge of current and emerging ministry directions and curriculum.
  • An individual who reflects a strong work ethic.
  • Reliable, on time and responsible.
  • Experience working with all age groups and has relevant knowledge of programming and curriculum.
  • 2 years child care supervisory experience or management role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of inclusive child care policies, procedures and philosophy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial management including budget development and review of expenditure against budget, utilization and staffing levels.
  • Demonstrated innovative and forward-thinking processes and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player with a commitment to reflective work with children and an eagerness to promote collaborative interactions with all staff.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with respect to families, program educators, volunteers, and others.
  • Develops and fosters relationships with parents and educators.
  • Time management skills - must be able to plan, organize and prioritize and work to deadlines.
  • A Registered Early Childhood Educator (RECE) Must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of ECE. 
  • A current Criminal Check & Vulnerable Sector screening.
  • Current Standard First Aid and infant child CPR.
  • Up to date immunization and Health assessment as per the local Minister of Health Requirements.

 Our Employees Enjoy:

  • A competitive compensation package, including group benefits & paid sick leave.
  • A 40 % discount on child care for their Child(ren).
  • A Tuition Reimbursement Program to support and encourage professional growth.
  • Ongoing training and development and great career opportunities.
  • A long-term position.

Our Locations in Ontario

Barrie, Bolton, Brampton, Burlington, Cambridge, Etobicoke, Georgetown, Kitchener, LaSalle, Manotick, Markham, Milton, Mississauga, Newmarket, Oakville, Ottawa, Tecumseh, Toronto, Vaughan, Waterdown, and Windsor.

 How to Apply:

Please email your resume to Patricia (Trish) Nowlan with centre location you are interested in applying for to or apply at our website

 Join the BrightPath team today!..................…the Journey begins here.

  • We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • Please note that part of our recruitment and selection process includes references and background checks. Our background checks include criminal, education, and employment checks.
  • BrightPath Child Care is committed to equity in the workplace.

BrightPath Kids

BrightPath is an innovative provider of early childhood education. We continuously examine new ways to bring the highest quality of care and development to our children while providing convenience, service and value to our families. With partnerships in curriculum, nutrition, technology and recreational fitness programming, BrightPath is committed to providing families with the very best care, programs and child development Canada has to offer.

Above all else, nothing should take precedence over the well-being and safety of our children. BrightPath is dedicated to providing the very best environment for children to play, grow and develop.

BrightPath Kids
Company Type
Privately Held
Company Size
1001-5000 employees
Oakville, ON, CA
Early Childhood Education
Company Website
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