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We’re looking for passionate, dedicated childcare providers to join our growing team at Sentient in Ottawa!


Sentient is a staffing solution agency serving Ottawa and Toronto. We connect our 300 highly qualified RECE and ECA staff to meaningful positions in the childcare industry. We have over 1,000 clients throughout the GTA, and we recently expanded into Ottawa.

Our clients provide meaningful and impactful care to the children in their communities. Our commitment to ensure we supply our client’s staff that are dedicated, passionate and knowledgeable about childcare.


This role requires six months of previous experience in a childcare environment. It is an ideal position for someone looking for a flexible, supportive environment where you can choose your own schedule.

As a member of our supply staff, you will have access to numerous shifts and the ability to determine your own schedule!

Our staff deliver the highest quality care through adherence to safety regulations, cultivating positive learning opportunities and offering a nurturing environment that guides the children with warmth, patience and understanding.


Competitive pay structure
Public transit pass or gas card * must work 10+ days, valid for the first 3 months of employment.
Company reward and recognition program
Flexible work environment and schedule
Numerous on-call job opportunities to choose from
Supportive and friendly company culture

Childcare Centre Support

Providing support to the childcare centre staff
Monitoring and supervising children
Adhering to policies, procedures and guidelines as mandated by the Ministry of Education
Providing Care

Providing a caring and safe environment
Providing fun, learning activities
Coordinating meals/snacks/sleep schedules
Service Excellence

Meeting shift times and schedules
Cultivating relationships with parents/teachers
Reporting/raising any issues as required
Ensuring professionalism and decorum as a representative of Sentient

A minimum of six (6) months of experience in a childcare environment
Minimum of two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination is required
Knowledge of child development at various ages
Attention to detail and organization skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Able to commute within the Ottawa region
Clear Vulnerable Sector Police Check
First Aid and CPR-C
Education: High School Diploma required
Sentient HR Services Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing accommodations in accordance with the Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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