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Take the next step in your ECE/ECA career with Upper Canada Child Care. Hiring for early childhood educator positions in our Toronto, York Region, and Simcoe County centres.

Build your career with UCCC!

In operation since 1983, Upper Canada Child Care is a non-profit, licensed childcare provider in Toronto, York Region, and Simcoe County. Our centre teams are comprised of dedicated ECE/ECA professionals.

Guided by our organizational values of support, trust, safety, respect and professionalism, we provide quality play-based programs in various communities.

We support our team members to reach their full potential. Build your ECE/ECA career with us and help us put “a smile on each child’s face…every day.”


What We Offer

As a large and growing organization, we offer competitive compensation and rewards.

Total Rewards Program

ECE/ECA Compensation

  • Regular pay increases
  • Competitive base pay plus any applicable funding grants such as WEG, CWELCC, and GOG
  • Split-Shift Premium (eligible positions)
  • Team Lead Premium
  • Supervisor Premium

Work-Life Balance

  • 10 paid personal leave days
  • Industry-leading vacation time
  • Employee childcare discounts
  • Summer Leave Program (planned voluntary leave of absence during July and August) for eligible positions

Comprehensive Benefit Plan
(for most positions)

  • Single/Family extended medical and dental coverage
  • Travel Insurance
  • NEW: RRSP Plan for eligible employees with 5 years of service
ECE/ECA Career Development and Training
  • UCCC Onboarding Program Job Skills Training and Mentoring
  • In-House First Aid and CPR Certification
  • Annual Professional Development Conference
  • ECE Apprenticeship
  • UCCC Leadership Program
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Charity Initiatives
Performance and Service Recognition
  • Long-Term Service Anniversary Awards
  • Discretionary bonuses/premium pay
  • Performance-based pay increase
  • Annual Founders Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education

Current Opportunities

We offer a range of opportunities and career paths (e.g. early childhood education, cooking, management, administration).

Upper Canada Child Care is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from members of our diverse communities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates; please contact the interviewer in advance.

Begin your search and find the perfect fit!


  • L. Brown

    Five stars rating

    You can learn so much and come home knowing you made a difference in the lives of children and families.

    J. Jiang

    Five stars rating

    I am very lucky to be an employee of Upper Canada Child Care. I have had so many opportunities to learn new knowledge and skills through workshops, conference and in-house training in our company.

    D. Guira

    Five stars rating

    I value and appreciate working with UCCC as my growth as an Early Childhood Educator over the years have always been encouraged and supported.
  • M. Ceolin

    Five stars rating

    Working for UCCC has been a truly enriching experience, as there are many opportunities for advancement, professional development and self-growth. I started out as a Junior counsellor, and now I am an assistant supervisor!

    NJ. Duval

    Five stars rating

    I’m grateful working at UCCC for the professionalism and support they provided the staff in this challenging time of the pandemic.

    B. deBoer

    Five stars rating

    The thing I appreciate about UCCC is that they listen to you. Everyone has a voice in this company.
  • C. Thompson

    Five stars rating

    I enjoy going to work everyday and seeing the children and my co-workers….best co-workers ever!!!

    Y. Jung

    Five stars rating

    At Upper Canada Child Care, there is unity in diversity.

Our clients have rated UCCC 4.5/5 on our 2022-2023 Family Satisfaction Survey.

Our child care programs, summer camp, and forest school are child-centered and inquiry based.