Early Learning Careers

The City of Brantford and the County of Brant boast over 4,000 licensed child care spaces, situated in centres, schools and homes. With over 55 locations and 18 employers looking for full-time, part-time and casual staff, our area is rich with opportunity for those looking to make an impact in children’s lives by supporting their growth, development and learning.

Thank you Early Learning Professionals

Early Learning Professionals are vital to supporting the growth, development and curiosity of children during their early developmental years. On behalf of the City of Brantford and County of Brant, we thank you for all that you do.

Early Learning Professional Opportunities

The Professional Learning Hub maintains an online resume submission portal. It is the go-to location for local child cares to find resumes of those looking to work in our community.

Submit your resume

Licensed Home Child Care Provider Opportunities

Wee Watch Brantford-Brant & Paris is the licensed home child care operator in our community. For information on becoming a licensed home child care provider, please contact Wee Watch at brantford@weewatch.com

Become a Registered Early Childhood Educator 

Learn about becoming an Early Childhood Educator (ECE). Three local colleges offer Early Childhood Education programs:

Tuition and Bursary Support

Prospective students have a number of opportunities for financial support to achieve their Early Childhood Educator Diploma:

Early Childhood Education Qualifications Upgrade Program

The ministry funds the Early Childhood Education Qualifications Upgrade Program (ECE QUP) which supports individuals working within the early years sector who have been accepted to an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology program to pursue their Early Childhood Education (ECE) diploma and become eligible to apply for membership with the College of Early Childhood Educators (CECE). Support is provided through education grants, travel grants and training allowances. For more information on the ECE QUP, please visit the program’s website at: ecegrants.on.ca/qualifications-upgrade

Life in Brantford-Brant

The City of Brantford and County of Brant offer the perfect mix of small town charm with big city amenities. Brantford was recently named one of the best places in Canada to buy real estate, thanks to affordability and value for money. Our robust trail system, thriving local theatre, diverse childcare system and fantastic education amenities are just a few of our key attractions.

We invite you to learn more about life in the City of Brantford and County of Brant.