1341-Child care services managers

Job Title: 

Child care services managers

Job Description: 

Child care service managers plan, direct, and coordinate and evaluate the provision of care for children in before-school, after-school, vacation and day care centres and services.


Tasks include

  • developing and implementing programs to enhance the physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children
  • establishing and monitoring budgets and determining allocation of funds for staff, supplies, materials, equipment and maintenance
  • overseeing and coordinating the provision care for children in before-school, after-school, day, and vacation care centres
  • directing and supervising child cares in providing care and supervision for young children
  • managing physical facilities and making sure all buildings and equipment are maintained to ensure the centre is a safe area for children, staff and visitors
  • reviewing and interpreting government codes, and developing procedures to meet codes (e.g., concerning safety and security)
  • monitoring children?s progress and conferring with parents or guardians
  • preparing and maintaining records and accounts for a child care centre
  • recruiting and evaluating staff and coordinating their professional development.
Specific Occupations: 

Manager, child care services

Manager, child day care centers

Manager, child safety planners

Director, after school care/Director, children's services/Licensee, childcare centre/Manager, care: out of school hours/Manager, children's services/Manager, crŠche/Manager, kindergarten/Manager, nursery: childcare/Manager, playgroup, Manager children?s services

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