Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Program Manager

Facility: Terra Nova Children's Centre
City: Richmond BC
Type of Child Care 3 - 5 Years

We are seeking an exceptional Early Childhood Educator for this key leadership position in our large non-profit child care society in Richmond BC.

Qualifications Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Thorough undersatinding of emergent/responsive/reggio-inspired curriculum an asset

Required Experience:

  • Passionate about Early Childhood Education in a play-based, emergent environment
  • Possesses a deep understanding of emergent curriculum, the image of the child and the environment as the third Educator
  • Passionate about mentoring and leading Early Childhood Educators to meet their full potential
  • Committed to our vision of “Changing the world by honouring childhood”
  • Skilled oral and written communicator with families, children and colleagues
  • Experienced in emergent/responsive curriculum leadership, theory and practice
  • Strong administrative skills (Google Drive (docs, sheets), Gmail etc.)
  • Demonstrates understanding of administrative procedures concerning the BC Affordable Child Care Benefit Program (MCFD)
  • Experience working with Supported Child Development Program and supporting children with additional support needs and their families
  • Excellent team building and motivational skills and experience
  • Committed to growing within our organisation and playing a leadership role
  • Experienced in leadership positions

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership in all areas of ECE practice

Running a fully compliant child care facility

Building a culture of community and inclusion with your team and the families 


Salary & Benefits:

We will offer:

  • An exceptional, supportive and innovative work environment
  • A comprehensive compensation package which includes:  Cost-shared medical/dental package, matched RRSP to $500/year, paid sick days, vacation of 15 days to start, a cash health and wellness benefit, and more. 
  • Salary starts at over: $26 per hour and increases 2% per year for the first 6 years.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
October 7th, 2019
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
HR Director
Phone Number:
Richmond, British Columbia

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
September 20th, 2019 (or until filled)
Application Instructions:
Email Application
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