Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Early Childhood Educator - Preschool Instructor 2

Facility: Rompers Preschool - Thompson Community Association
City: Richmond
Type of Child Care: Preschool

Rompers Preschool is currently seeking Early Childhood Educators to join our dedicated team in providing high quality early childhood learming experiences for children.

Candidates who echo our child-centred, play-based, emergent-influenced philosophy of education are encouraged to apply.  Our community non-profit preschool promotes inclusion of children of all abilities, provided the centre can meet the needs of all children.  Therefore knowledge, experience and confidence in working with children who have extra support needs is an asset.

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

  • Two years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • BCRPA High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification (or willing to obtain)

Licensing requirements prior to start date:

  • Standard, Childsafe or Emergency First Aid including CPR C,
  • 19+yrs of age,
  •  Criminal Record Check (CRRP – Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General)  
  • Record of Immunizations

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Post basic ECE training
  • Post basic SN certificate
  • Reggio workshops
  • 2nd language
  • Sign language
  • Music background
  • Food safe

Required Experience:

Minimum two years experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop plan and implement a comprehensive community based preschool program 
  • Develop preschool curriculum
  • Plan, implement, organize and lead preschool activities, special events, fundraising and field trips; 


  • Assist in the hiring of preschool staff; 
  • Provide work direction to Preschool Instructor I
  • Assist volunteers and practicum students in the classroom setting

Customer Service/Communication

  • Attend to children’s physical needs, which may include toileting and eating
  • Provide information to visitors wanting to hear about the program and/or see the classroom
  • Attend regular meetings with preschool instructors and Preschool Coordinator
  • Communicate problems or concerns with children, families, staff and external agencies
  • Recommend referrals or additional services for children with professionals such as behavioural therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists

Safety/Risk Management

  • Monitor children in indoor and outdoor activities and during rest periods; conduct activities with children on an individual and group basis
  • Ensure classroom safety as outlined by Health Medical Safety regulations; 
  • Follow proper Centre protocol
  • Administer medications as required in accordance with established policy
  • Keep program facilities and equipment safe and clean, reporting any repairs and concerns to senior staff


  • Plan and organize classroom layout
  • Provide input into budget; order supplies and equipment
  • Work with agencies to acquire resources for children
  • Attend regular meetings with preschool instructors, Supervisor and where appropriate
  • Responsible to document and report child abuse to supervisors and the Ministry
  • Responsible to fill out accident report forms
  • Other related duties as assigned and may vary according to facility.


Salary & Benefits:

$21.93 - $23.27 per hour

Eligible for ECEWE



Basic Details

Position Start Date:
September 1st, 2020
Employment Type:
Part Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Anna Thymis
5151 Granville Ave Richmond, BC V7C 1E6

Application Information

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

Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Anna Thymis, Preschool Coordinator

Email: athymis@richmond.ca 


Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. This posting will be open until a suitable candidates have been found.  Thompson Community Association thanks all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those candidates under further consideration will be contacted.

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