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Job Number:  46000
Site Manager - Early Learning
Job Posted: Wednesday, 4 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 7 September 2018
(70 days ago)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Are you a motivated professional who is interested in the next step of your career into a leadership opportunity? This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is passionate in working as part of an inter-disciplinary team in empowering children, families and team members in achieving their personal best! You will have the opportunity to work with people of diverse backgrounds while focusing on relationship based practices.


e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.


The Site Manager position is a leadership role that bridges the service work to the broader goals of the Early Learning program delivery within the schools. You will oversee the day to day operation of the assigned school sites to ensure smooth operations. As a Site Manager, you will lead in a manner that increases potential and capacity in personnel, operations and community settings while responding to emergent needs within the community to ensure that the program achieves the service outcomes and objectives.


Hours: Full-time position: Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm; participation in on-call as required.


 Why Join Our Team       

  • Full time position includes health, dental and other work related benefits.
  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.
  • In-house collaborative training opportunities to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role.

In Your Role You Will

  • Oversee the inter-disciplinary team, using a case management framework and key processes that will help guide them through their daily activities to ensure that best practices, roles and quality programming are clearly outlined and followed.
  • Review family case plans to ensure programming reflects the needs and diversity of participants.
  • Anticipate and work with Human Resources on staffing changes, training needs, participate in interviews, selection, onboarding, orientation, evaluation, development, disciplinary actions and goal planning.
  • Debrief and follow-up critical incidents and/or crisis situations in conjunction with staff and others, as required, to provide support, ensure proper protocol was followed and minimize future incidents.
  • Participate and help complete grant proposals, funding applications as well as internal and external reports.
  • Maintain accurate and current financial records, manage budgets, funder requirements and reporting deadlines.
  • Review submission of timesheets and monitor the use of vacation, sick / personal days and other leaves, and adjust as required.
  • Engage with community resources to represent, discuss and / or establish collaborations, partnerships, or other services with a view to improve services to participants.
  • Apply safety practices and protocols in collaboration with the Occupational Health and Safety Manager to ensure buildings are up to code.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Certifications


  • Degree or diploma in the area of human services – Education, Early Learning and Child Care, Speech Language Pathology or Social Work.
  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector.
  • Intervention Record Check.
  • First Aid and CPR.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Proof of vehicle insurance (2 million liability), registration and 3 year drivers abstract.


  • De-escalation.
  • Child Development Certificate.
  • Leadership Challenge Completion Certificate.
  • Mental Health First Aid.


  • 8+ years’ experience working in an Early Education Environment, School, or Related field.
  • 5+ years’ leadership experience and the ability to manage and motivate staff with a strengths based approach, providing the necessary coaching and support for them to achieve their personal best.
  • Experience working with socially, economically, and / or culturally diverse children and their families.
  • Experience with children experiencing developmental delays or receiving external funding an asset.
  • Experience working in a inter-disciplinary team is an asset.
  • Working knowledge and experience with resiliency, trauma-informed and solution focused practice.
  • Equivalencies may be considered with a combination of work experience and education.
  • Proven ability to practice relationship-based approaches.
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, database applications and computer operations.


  • Inter-Disciplinary Approach – a component which identifies ‘what people need to possess and ‘what they need to achieve’ in the workplace’; an ethical component concerned with integrating knowledge of culture, values and social awareness into professional practice; a component that emphasizes self-reflection in action; the capability to effectively implement evidence-based interventions in the service configurations of a modern best practices; and a commitment to working with new models of professional education and responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Teamwork – the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders to achieve collective results.
  • Communication – the ability to understand and be understood by individuals and groups using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
  • Innovative – the ability to challenge, take risks and generate new ideas to improve operations or create new opportunities.
  • Personal Effectiveness – the ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and an attitude that enable them to effectively carry out the job and to maintain personal health over time.
  • Integrity and Ethical Behavior – a clear understanding of ethical and business practices.
  • Service Orientation – an understanding of clients’ needs and strives to meet or exceed expectations.
  • Results Driven – understands the performance requirements of the role and is accountable to deliver results.
  • Organization Awareness - possess and utilizes a broad understanding of agency policies, processes and resources.


At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity or faith.


Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
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Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to:
Contact Details:
Website: www.e4calberta.org

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