Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Early Childhood Educator Supervising Teacher

Facility: Tom Thumb Preschool
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: Preschool

Tom Thumb is a well-established Parent Involvement Preschool in the Dunbar area.  We offer play-based programs for two, three, and four-year olds.

We are looking for full-time ECE Supervising Teacher.

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

  • Current First Aid and CPR-C Certificate

  • A valid Criminal Record Check

  • Familiarity with the Early Learning Framework 

Required Experience:

  • Prefer 3 years of current experience in an early learning environment 

  • Experience working directly with parents in an early learning environment is an asset

Key Responsibilities:

Classroom Duties:

  • Create and implement an emerging curriculum 

  • Ensure the health and safety of children, while guiding and inspiring them

  • Ability to contribute to and motivate children to participate in all program areas:

    • Music, science, arts, dramatic play, language arts, physical education

  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with assistant teacher and parents

  • Provide direction to parents working on “duty day” in the classroom

  •  Supervise and carry out classroom set-up and clean-up, with the assistance of the assistant teacher and parent helper

  • Ensure that the preschool is in compliance with the Council of Parent Participation Preschool of BC policies and Community Care Facilities Licensing Regulations 


Administrative Duties:

  • Attend Parent Participation Preschool Teacher Association Meetings 

  • Attend the preschool’s general and executive meetings, monthly/every two months, in the evening, as requested

  • Facilitate daily and weekly planning meetings with assistant teacher

  • Plan and facilitate one evening parent workshop 

  • Plan and facilitate Parent/Teacher conferences

  • Attend special events such as The Harvest Dance, Tom Thumb Open House, and Salmonberry Days


Salary & Benefits:

Sick leave, vacation pay, stat pay and monthly benefit amounts are included.  Minimum of 22 hours per week plus paid preparation and meeting hours. There is the potential for this position to become full-time for the right candidate.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
August 24th, 2020
Position Notes:
August 24, 2020
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:

Contact Information

3737 W 27 Ave Vancouver, B.C V6S 1R2

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
Email Application
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