We are currently seeking to hire the following positions:



Little Lions Waldorf Daycare & Kindergarten, a child care centre with 11 locations in Thunder Bay, Ontario is currently seeking an individual to take on the challenge of Chief Executive Officer. The individual we seek must display the characteristics, qualifications and abilities necessary for this position. These include but are not limited to the following:


  • Displays a strong etheric body and ability to cope with the stress of the position
  • Personal life is compatible with the Waldorf Philosophy
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Understands the role of the organization in the community, can see trends, can embrace change when needed
  • Can inspire site supervisors to lead in their own positions while ensuring regulatory compliance



  • Degree or Diploma in Early Childhood Education or similar
  • RECE in good standing or similar
  • Experience in a leadership role or management
  • Knowledge and experience in the Waldorf Philosophy. Waldorf training is an asset.
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Valid Ontario Driver's Licence with access to vehicle



  • General knowledge and ability in administrative and fiscal management, compliance with laws and regulations, development and maintenance of the infrastructure of the organization
  • Knowledge and ability to implement all aspects of the Child Care Early Years Act and How Does Learning Happen?
  • Implement the vision of the organization
  • Formulate and implement policies to create a Waldorf environment that enhances and supports quality practice and child development
  • Assess the quality of the environment, instruction and interactions and address poor quality through evaluations/tools, action plans, coaching and professional learning opportunities
  • Formulate and implement professional learning opportunities and improvement programs, reflecting current knowledge of child development as well as Waldorf practices
  • Support collaboration between the organization (its board, staff and management) and the community to foster partnerships


Please submit your resume and cover letter by June 23, 2017 attention of the Current CEO:

Marilyn Grudniski
Chief Executive Officer
Little Lions Waldorf Daycare & Kindergarten
211 Clarke Street, Thunder Bay ON P7A 2M1
Phone: (807) 344-2283 ext. 4
Fax: (807) 344-4252


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



The staff of Little Lions are a dedicated group of individuals who strive to provide an environment that cultivates artistic abilities, develops practical skills, enhances concern for others and fosters a sense of responsibility for the earth. Our programs provide rhythm, routine and a strong connection to nature.

If this sounds like you, and you are interested in:

  • A four day work week
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Opportunity for Professional Development
  • Learning more about and becoming a part of a world-wide movement

then contact us about available positions.

Please note that any employee of Little Lions must be able to provide:

  • A Criminal Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check
  • First Aid Training (with Infant/Child CPR)
  • A Health Assessment
  • A TB Skin Test

* A diploma in Early Childhood Education and registration with the College of ECE’s is preferred but not required for all positions.

 Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Adam Boone
Human Resources
Little Lions Waldorf Daycare & Kindergarten
211 Clarke Street, Thunder Bay ON P7A 2M1
Phone: (807) 344-2283 ext. 1
Fax: (807) 344-4252