Employment Benefits

Benefits of being an Educator at A Child’s World

A Child’s World, Family Child Care Services of Niagara is dedicated to making our organization the best it can be. We recognize that there is more to a vibrant and healthy workplace than just wages. A Child’s World demonstrates this understanding by offering many ‘benefits’ to our Educators.

Educators are eligible to receive:

  • A generous vacation plan of up to six weeks per year based on years of service
  • Up to three paid personal days per year
  • Up to nine paid sick days per year
  • Sick day payout for half of any unused sick days (based on ACW financial obligations)  
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Membership to the ECCDC
  • Professional Development funding up to $200 per year
  • Paid First Aid and CPR Training 
  • Paid Staff Meetings
  • Financial Planning opportunities including group RRSP contributions through payroll deductions.
  • Qualify for Health and Dental Benefits once working a permanent contract of a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Paid breaks and lunches
  • Payroll deduction plan for CECE or AECEO memberships
  • ACW Wellness Initiative- monetary allowance for Health and Wellness (accessed yearly)
  • Access to EAP (emplyee assistance program) counselling for Educators and family members
  • Training bonus of $100.00 after working 480 hours
  • Internal Professional Development Sessions
  • Pro-Active in Health and Safety Policies and Procedures 
  • Ability to transfer between sites
  • Group Retirement Savings Plan
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Benefits of being a Supply Educator:

  • A Membership to the Early Childhood Community Development Centre
  • Paid breaks and lunches
  • Experience and opportunities to work in all of our various centres with various age groups within our organization
  • Training bonus of $100.00 after working 480 hours
  • Access to paid training (First Aid, Food Handlers)