Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Senior Educator - School Age

Facility: SFU Childcare Society
City: Burnaby
Type of Child Care School Age
Qualifications School Age Certificate

Additional Qualifications:

  • Have or be working towards a degree in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • ECE License to Practice or meet qualifications of Responsible Adult

Required Experience:

  • At least two years’ experience in a leadership role that encourages children, educators, and families in a collaborative and inquiry based approach to learning, as outlined in the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Fluent in pedagogical narration as practice
  • A commitment to reflective work with children
  • An eagerness to collaborate with educators & researchers
  • Dedication to inclusive practice
  • A disposition towards research and inquiry
  • Ongoing commitment to professional development & growth
  • Strong understanding of the BC Early Learning Framework

Key Responsibilities:

  • Can mentor, ensure accountability, and provide leadership to a team of educators in the School Age programs
  • Can work with other educators in developing experiences and a temporal environment that addresses the strategic directions of the Society
  • Will motivate a team of educators to follow through on the pedagogical expectations set out by the Program Director
  • Is flexible, open to critique, appreciative of the value of coconstruction, and welcoming of the multiple perspectives of children, families, and other professionals
  • Is an advocate for children, families & the ECE profession
  • Eager to grow in their practice as a learner, educator, facilitator & ECE professional

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary: $21.85 (plus an additional $1/hour for licensed ECE’s as per the ECE Wage Enhancement Initiative*)
  • 100% family medical/single dental health coverage
  • Pro-rated vacation entitlement of 4 weeks annually
  • Sick leave benefits
  • Transportation allowance
  • Outstanding professional development opportunities

Additional Notes:

We will contact only those applicants selected for an interview. SFU Childcare Society is an equal opportunity employer, pursuing diversity and valuing what diversity brings to the workplace. This position is open to applicants of any gender. This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. SFU Childcare staff are members of the BCGEU (Current Collective Agreement expired March 31, 2019).

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
July 2nd, 2019
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Program Director
Phone Number:
8888 University Drive Burnaby, BC 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 (or academic transcripts) and current first aid certificate, addressed to Program Director, SFU Childcare Society.

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