Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

On-Call Educators

Facility: SFU Childcare Society
City: Burnaby
Type of Child Care Other

SFU Childcare Society has 15 programs ranging across Infant/Toddler, 3-5, and School Age

Qualifications Other

Additional Qualifications:

The most sought-after candidates will have their Early Childhood Educator License to Practice, will have or be working towards a degree in Early Childhood Care and Education, or meet the qualifications of a Responsible Adult: be at least 19 years of age; able to provide care and mature guidance to children; have completed a course or a combination of courses of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition; and have relevant work experience.

Required Experience:

We seek candidates who have a commitment to reflective work with children, an eagerness to collaborate with other educators and researchers, a commitment to ongoing professional development and growth, a dedication to inclusive practice, and a disposition towards research and inquiry. Candidates will be fluent and experienced in pedagogical narration as practice and have a strong understanding of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework.

Key Responsibilities:

We are seeking educators who are passionate, creative, intentional, and reflective in their work with children. Working closely with researchers and other educators on the SFUCCS team requires an ability to be flexible, vulnerable, open to critique, appreciative of the value of co-construction, and welcoming of the multiple perspectives of children, families, and professionals. We seek educators who are eager to grow in their practice as learners, educators, facilitators, early childhood professionals, and overall advocates for children, families, and the profession of Early Childhood Education.

Salary & Benefits:

Starting salary for Casual Educators is $16.46 per hour (plus an additional $1/hour for licensed ECE’s as per the ECE Wage Enhancement Initiative. More info: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/caring-for-young-children/recr plus 8% vacation pay and paid parking.

Additional Notes:

Employees who are chosen will be expected to attend SFU Childcare Society’s in-house training. SFU Childcare staff are members of the BCGEU.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:
To a maximum of 37.5

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Program Director
8888 University Dr Burnaby, British Columbia V5A1S6

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
Email Application
Other Application Instructions:

Please email a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and education (including two references), as well as copies of your BC License to Practice and current first aid certificate, addressed to Program Director, SFU Childcare Society. We will contact only those applicants selected for an interview.

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