Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

3-5 Supervisor

Facility: McGregor Child Care Society
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications Post Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Email. 
  • Knowledge of children's development, agency policies and human resources procedures.
  • High standard of professionalism.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and respond appropriately.
  • High energy level with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to maintain trust and confidential information.
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends occasionally, as required.
  • Current and valid British Columbia ECE Child Care License.
  • Child Safe First Aid Certificate.
  •  Proof of recent TB check and written verification of physical and mental good health as stated by a qualified physician.
  • A satisfactory current Criminal record check for working with vulnerable sectors will be a condition of employment.

Required Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in a supervisory position.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with children and families in a licensed group childcare program for 3-5 year olds.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily functioning of the program following Center goals, Policies and Procedures, Health and Safety Standards and Licencing requirements.
  • Support the work and direction of McGregor as directed by the Board and Management.
  • Maintain full enrolment of the centre and coordinate in-centre transfers to the 3-5 year old program.
  • Schedule and conduct parent meetings and orientations.
  • Secure supplies, food and equipment as necessary for the centre within established budget.
  • Coordinate practicum and volunteer placements.
  • Work cooperatively as a member of a team and discuss and deal with any issues relating to the staff, parents or children, as they arise.
  • Prepare agenda and lead staff meetings and record minutes.
  • Responsible for the scheduling of staff and substitutes and maintain required staff/child ratio. 
  • Liaison with Special Needs Worker, Supervisors, Manager and other stakeholders regarding activities involving the program and whole centre.
  • Develop, direct and supervise the daily program for the children both in an integrated group and one/one setting with respect to the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs and development of the children.
  • Work directly with the children.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary:     $23.04/hr - $24.78/hr depending on education & experience.  

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
December 16th, 2019
Position End Date:
August 31st, 2011
Position Notes:
This position is expected to begin on December 16th or sooner.
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

1155 East Broadway - Vancouver Community College Vancouver, BC V5T 4V5

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
October 23rd, 2019
Application Instructions:
Email Application
Other Application Instructions:

Please email your cover letter and resume no later than Wednesday October 23rd 2019 to;


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