About our Staff
Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre currently employs 31 staff – 23 full time, 8 part-time.
All of our full-time educators have obtained an Early Childhood Education (ECE) Diploma and are registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators. We are licensed by the Ministry of Education as Forest and Nature School Program. Two of our staff are Level Three Forest School Practitioners and three educators are Forest School Practitioners in training. Our staff are highly committed to the Centre – many staff have been at the Centre for over 15 years and 2 staff had celebrated 30 years of service in 2014.
The Centre provides opportunity for the staff to continue their journey of learning by attending workshops, conferences, courses and in-service training.
Our Centre offers meaningful opportunities for university, college and high school students looking to complete a placement or gain experience in the field of early childhood education. High-school or program placements will be arranged through each school's placement officer. Alternatively, co-op placements will be posted through each school's co-op posting boards.
Opportunities for employment
If you are interested in applying for any part-time or full-time RECE or supply roles, please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emmanuel at Brighton Child Care Centre is committed to creating a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment, free from violence and harassment. We welcome and encourage applications from people with diverse abilities. Upon individual request, the Centre will endeavour to remove any barriers to the hiring process in order to accommodate those candidates with diverse abilities.
Bonnie Zehr RECE
Kelly Birch-Baker RECE, AECEO.C, Level III Forest School Practitioner
Director of Operations
Bernice Eichorn RECE
Supervisor of Organizational Services
Eva May RECE, AECEO.C, Level III Forest School Practitioner
Supervisor of Pedagogy
Linda Carder, SSWD
Crystal Leng, MFM
Aghdas Kahnazi RECE, B.A (Social Science, Iran)
Alana Krause RECE
Christine Robar RECE, B.A Child Studies
Ellie Bruce RECE
Emilie Borghese RECE
Heather Forrest Porter RECE
Genesis Harris RECE
Julie Attack RECE
Karuna Joshi RECE
Kristina Xayavaly RECE
Lindsey Hartung RECE, F.S. Practitioner in Training
Marcia O'Rafferty RECE
Michelle Bock RECE, F.S. Practitioner in Training
Pasa Cikota, RECE, F.S. Practitioner in Training
Rebecca Martin RECE, B.A
Shelley Secrett RECE
Sujatha Swaminanthan RECE
Part Time/ Contract Positions:
Karen Restrepo RECE Milica Stanivuk B.E.D (Yugoslavia)
Nita Bhatnager, MA (Economics, India) Carissa Budimlic
Kiana Ugwuegbula RECE
Jennifer Burns RECE
Helen Campbell RECE, AECEO.C
Diane Traendlin RECE Nicole Ridley RECE
Youn Ae Baek