Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

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Early Childhood Educator

Facility: Douglas College Early Childhood Education Center
City: Coquitlam
Type of Child Care 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

  • MUST have a Valid ECE Certificate to practice through the BC Ministry of Family and Children Development
  • 1 or more years experience in a Childcare Setting
  • Current Criminal Record Review, clear of any charges
  • Current Food Safe Certificate
  • Immunization Status Report
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Computer knowledge and skills (word and excel)

Required Experience:

  • Experience working with families from a variety of cultural backgrounds
  • Strong understanding of child growth and development 
  •  Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Excellent Communication skills (Written and Oral)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively supervise volunteers and practicum students
  • Knowledge and experienced with Responsive Curriculum
  • Engaged in exploring and implementing the goals of the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Ability to be actively and physically involved in the program (sit, stand, move quickly, repeat motions, lift and carry up to 30lbs)

Key Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Program Supervisor the ECE will:

    •  Work directly in the 3-5 group care program
    • Supervise children and be directly involved in leading/supporting small and large group activities
    • Build meaningful relationships with all children, while maintaining an environment respectful of children’s strengths and needs.
    • Plan, implement and asess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in a Responsive Curriculum environment
    • Use appropriate language and  guidance/caring techniques for children between the ages of 2 ½ - 5yrs old
    • Maintain the cleanliness, health and safety practices of the center.
    • Liaise and build strong relationships between Community Care licensing as well as Educational Facility Partners, Community Service Providers and other external agencies
    • Work in partnership with families
    • Take part in professional development opportunities and set personal professional goals that support the on- going success and growth of the team and as an Early Childhood Educator.

Reports to and satisfactorily completes any other tasks or requests of the Program Supervisor

Salary & Benefits:

Employment Terms:                         full time, 37.5 hours/week

Position Start Date:                          May 1, 2019

Hours of Work:                                  Monday to Friday, shifts varying between 7:00am – 6:00pm

Salary & Benefits:                             Competitive Salary / benefits after probation period 

Application close date:   until suitable candidate is hired

Additional Notes:

Applications can be sent in the following manner:

Mail:      Douglas College ECE Society

Attn: Susan Hall-Ford

General Manager

PO Box 2503 New Westminster, BC    V3L 5B2

Email:  daycare@douglascollege.ca

             Subject: F/T ECE position


Note: Douglas College ECE Society works in partnership with Douglas College.  This position is NOT a Douglas College Employee Position.


Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Position Notes:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Susan Hall-Ford
Phone Number:
604-777-6101 ex 2
PO Box 2503 New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2

Application Information

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

email application to Daycare@Douglascollege.ca

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