Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR ASSISTANT

Facility: Champlain Heights Community Preschool
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Qualifications

• Valid BC License to Practice in Early Childhood Education or Assistant

• Criminal record check clearance

• Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification

• Previous child care experience in a licensed facility

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with children, families and staff

• Passionate, energetic and creative when working with children

• Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with our team

• Familiarity in play-based learning

Key Responsibilities:

Job Description

• Provide opportunities for growth and development in a stimulating and supportive environment

• Plan and implement routines that are flexible and responsive to the needs of the children, families, and the staff

• Provide opportunities for a balance of active/quiet and indoor/outdoor experiences

• Assess developmental level of children and provide a physical environment that is safe, supportive, and

Inviting for all children with a range of abilities

• Build children’s social, interpersonal skills and self-esteem by establishing routines and using positive guidance to allow children to feel secure, comfortable and safe

• Follow the Community Association’s procedures for maintaining health records, administering medication and first aid. This includes reporting all accidents, injuries, and illnesses to the Management

• Establish and maintain collaborative, supportive relationships with families

• Establish and maintain collaborative, supportive relationships with colleagues; cooperate and share responsibilities with all staff members

• Assist in cleaning and maintenance duties

Salary & Benefits:

Wage: $18.50-$23.00 per hour depending on certification and experience

Hours of work: Up to 32.5 hours per week based on enrollement - Monday to Friday

Benefits

• 2 weeks paid vacation per year (1 week – Winter Break; 1 week – Spring Break)

• Paid statuary holidays

• 5 paid sick days per year

• Annual review, evaluation and raise

• Paid staff meetings

• Paid professional development opportunities

• Free parking

• Convenient Translink bus service

• Supportive, collaborative and professional working environment

• Annual Paid Membership Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia

• Anticipated Pacific Blue Cross Health Benefits or equivalent late Winter 2020

Additional Notes:

Champlain Heights Community Preschool offers a play-based programme that provides a variety of developmentally appropriate activities for young learners in a safe, positive and nurturing environment.

Located in South East Vancouver the Preschool is very well situated to developing child-friendly nature exploration with approximately 175 acres of adjacent Vancouver parks and greenways.

There are 20 children in each class and 2 licensed preschool teachers.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
September 1st, 2020
Employment Type:
Part Time
Employment Term:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
Up to 32.5

Contact Information

Contact Name:
John Ames
Phone Number:
604 718 6575
Email:
directors@champlainheightscc.ca
Address:
3350 Maquinna Drive Vancouver, BC V5S 4C6
Website:
champlainheightscc.ca/licensed-childcare

Application Information

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

Email or fax cover letter and resume to:

John Ames, Director, Champlain Heights Community Association

3350 Maquinna Drive
Vancouver, BC V5S 4C6
T: 604-718-6575
F: 604-718-6580

E: directors@champlainheightscc.ca

 

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