Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Facility: Tsleil-Waututh Child and Family Development Centre
City: North Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

- License to Practice 

- Valid First Aid/CPR certificate 

- Up-to-date record of Immunizations and Tuberculosis test 

- Must successfully pass a Criminal Records Check - vulnerable populations. 

Required Experience:

  • ​​​​​​Previous experience working with children in a child care/recreation setting.
  • Willingness to participate in work-related courses, seminars and training as required.
  • Must maintain regular attendance and be flexible to accommodate changing schedules.
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred
  • Knowledge of early childhood development, observation and assessment.
  • Understanding of early childhood curriculum, assessment, evaluation and reporting. 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
  • Self-motivated and proactive when dealing with conflicts.
  • Above average ability to work independently, multi-task, time management, organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Anticipates and is consistently responsive and responsible to address issues and concerns at work.
  • Ability to mentor and coach peers.
  • Ability to be adaptable to change in varied situations.

Key Responsibilities:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the Centre meets all requirements of the Child Care Licensing Regulations on a daily basis.
  • Plan, carry out, and assess emerging curriculum activities and experiences in harmony with the Tsleil-Waututh Nation.
  • Child and Family Development Centre’s philosophy and Schedule D of the Child Care Licensing Regulation.
  • Cooperate with management and staff to individualise the curriculum and family services.
  • Ensure guidance of children that encourages positive self-esteem.
  • Ensure positive communications with parents/guardians.
  • Contribute to the on-going operation of the Centre.
  • Facilitate a respectful conflict resolution process when dealing with difficult staff and parent/guardian issues.
  • Implement a problem solving approach with practical solutions when faced with difficult situations.
  • Maintain a neat, orderly and clean environment in all activity and program areas.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the Centre, staff, children and their families.
  • Participate as a member of Child and Family Development Centre team.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Salary & Benefits:

Salary

  • To be determined. 

Benefits

  • Training & Career Development 
  • Community Fitness & Gym access
  • Comprehensive Benefits & Pension plans

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
37.5

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Kristina Dick
Phone Number:
604-973-1217
Email:
hr@twnation.ca
Address:
3178 Alder Court North Vancouver, BC V7H 2V6
Website:
www.twnation.ca

Application Information

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

Please send your cover letter and resume to: hr@twnation.ca, subject "ECE"

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