Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Grandview Terrace Child Care Society: Full-time 3-5 Educator

Facility: Britannia Community Child Care Services
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years

We are currently seeking a Full-time 3-5 Educator at our Grandview Terrace Child Care Society location. We are a successful not-for-profit provider located in Woodland Drive, Vancouver, and have been serving the Grandview-Woodland community since 1973. This position requires a high energy, enthusiastic person with a positive attitude and a passion for supporting and advocating for children and families with a wide range of needs. For more information please visit our website at:  www.grandviewterracechildcare.com

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Required Experience:

  • Current BC ECE License to Practice Certificate   
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Written verification of healthy physical and mental health as stated by a qualified physician
  • Clear criminal record check
  • Able to communicate well in English, verbally and in writing
  • Minimum one (1) year experience of working with children aged 2.5-5 years
  • Able to work 7 hours/day with rotating shifts
  • Asset: knowledge and understanding of Reggio Emilia philosophy and practice

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work in an inclusive program that meets the needs of individual children
  • Demonstrate strong team work skills
  • Maintain effective communication with families,  the staff team  and community resource organizations
  • Show value and respect for the ideals, expectations, culture and concerns of every family in the center
  • Ability to plan, carry out and evaluate developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children using modelling, observing, questioning, reflecting, demonstrating and reinforcing techniques 
  • Ensures a healthy and safe environment

Salary & Benefits:

Salary - $20.98/hour (7hours/day)

Benefits – 100% employer paid Dental, Extended Health Benefits, Life Insurance and ADD, Medical Services Plan

Vacation entitlement – 4% of earnings first year, increasing to 3 weeks after first year

Ongoing professional development and training opportunities 

Work and collaborate in the Britannia Community Services Child Care Hub

Additional Notes:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Britannia Child Care Services Hub is an equal opportunity employer, pursuing diversity and valuing what diversity brings to the workplace. This position is open to applicants of any gender.

Child Care Services Centre Hub staffs are members of the BCGEU.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
35

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Jacky Hughes
Email:
jacky.hughes@vancouver.ca
Address:
1661 Napier St Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 4X4

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
Email Application, Drop Off In Person
Other Application Instructions:

Please email a cover letter and resume outlining your experience and education, three references, copies your BC License to Practice and current first aid certificate, to: Alejandra Uribe, Program Coordinator grandviewcc@shawbiz.ca and Jacky Hughes, Manager of Child Care Services, jacky.hughes@vancouver.ca

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