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We are looking for RECE's who share our belief that children’s experience in their early years will directly influence the vitality of communities in the decades to come, and that education should be built on building resilience, risk-taking, and a sense of the possible.


About LEF

The Learning Enrichment Foundation provides integrated and holistic community responsive initiatives that enable individuals and families to become valued contributors to their community’s social and economic development. We believe that strong communities are places where children are exposed to the possible, parents are connected to opportunities and everyone is empowered to grow.

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Winter, 2018

The Learning Enrichment Foundation gave me all the support I needed when I first started — and they have remained supportive ever since!

Nessie, RECE




In addition to the education, experience, and licensing requirements listed at the end of this posting, we are looking for an RECE with:

  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma or Degree in Early Childhood Education

  • Experience supporting and engaging parents in the development of the early years of their children’s development

  • Experience working with children with special needs

  • Thorough understanding of Child Care and Early Years Act (2014)

  • Sound ability to apply the Early Learning for Every Child Today (ELECT) framework towards quality programming

  • Knowledge of Assessment for Quality Improvement (AQI)

  • Good understanding and application of Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years: How Does Learning Happen?

  • Ability to establish rapport (with external partners such as TDSB and TCDSB…) and excellent communication with children, parents and fellow educators

  • Ability to use tact, discretion and good judgement to address problems and resolve conflict (with external partners such as TDSB and TDCB with shared use of space etc.)

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Excellent written communication skills



LEF offers a progressive, innovative, and supportive culture with mentorship opportunities for all our educators. In addition, we offer:


Part-Time Roles


Paid Personal Emergency Leave per year

+ 2  personal days after 1 yr of employment



dental & drug coverage



weeks vacation

vacation after the first year of employment (3 weeks after 5 years)


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We thank all applicants however only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to attend an in-person interview at the head office. Come prepared with your portfolio, resume and 3 references.


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