Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

ECE Licensed Educator

Facility: Hastings Park Childcare Centre
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications Basic ECE

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
January 2nd, 2020
Position End Date:
March 31st, 2020
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
35

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
Phone Number:
604-254-5401
Email:
childcare@kiwassa.ca
Address:
2425 Oxford St Vancouver, BC V5k1m7
Website:
kiwassa.ca

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
December 6th, 2019 (or until filled)
Application Instructions:
Email Application
Other Application Instructions:

Kiwassa Neighbourhood Services Association
 
ECE – Hastings Park Childcare Centre  
 
Kiwassa Neighbourhood House is a multi-service community agency that provides social services and programs to residents in Hastings-Sunrise and Grandview-Woodland neighbourhoods of East Vancouver on the traditional, unceded and occupied territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. Since 1951, we have been working in partnership across sectors and disciplines – to create a welcoming place where people can find a helping hand, services they need, and opportunities to be connected and engaged in their community. Drawing on the power and resiliency of our neighbourhood, we work to create a socially just and thriving community where everyone feels valued and secure.  
 
Kiwassa has 150 licenced child care spaces in four locations, offering quality childcare to infants, toddlers, and school-aged children. We are seeking an experienced and ECE licensed Educator for Hastings Park Childcare Centre. The successful applicant will offer innovative ideas and enthusiasm to our dynamic, inclusive, and multicultural program. This position reports to the Program Coordinator.
 
NOTE: This is a temporary full-time, term position (with possibility of extension) from January through March 2020.  
 
Responsibilities:  Provide a developmentally appropriate, play centered, and inclusive program for children in the program.  Develop individualized/group curriculum based on children’s needs, interests, age, and abilities.  Attend to children’s physical needs that include diapering, eating, and sleeping.   Establish and maintain positive daily communication with families.   Provide caregivers/families with information and referrals to social agencies when appropriate.   Ensure children’s safety and supervision standards.  Work collaboratively with childcare team, other Kiwassa programs, and community partners.
 
Qualifications:   Early Childhood Educator Certificate required  Minimum one year recent related experience  ECE post-basic Infant/Toddler an asset  ECE post-basic Special Needs an asset  Valid First Aid Certification  Experience with and passion for creating innovative, play-centered programs for young children; experience working with children in a multicultural setting  Experience working with families with diverse needs and abilities  Excellent communication skills  Excellent English language ability
 
Salary: $21.22/hour (ECE Qualified) + wage enhancement + 4% in lieu of vacation
 
Hours of work: Mon-Fri, 35 hours a week
 
Start date: January 2nd - March 31st, 2020
 
To Apply: Interested applicants are requested to submit their resumes and cover letter via email to childcare@kiwassa.ca. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short listed applicants will be contacted. 

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