Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Full-time and Part-time 3-5 Educators

Facility: SFU Childcare Society
City: BURNABY
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years

SFU Childcare Society is an internationally recognized childcare centre known for its quality early care and learning. For 50 years, we have been providing and promoting a play based, family focused early care and learning program for children ages 3 months to 12 years. Nestled on the campus of Simon Fraser University, our physical environments and the experiences shared with children reflect the beauty and nature of our mountain location. SFU Childcare Society values children as the heart of our respectful, collaborative and reflective community by providing them with a place to develop their potential through freedom to explore and engage the world around them.

HOW YOU FIT IN
We are seeking a Full-time Early Childhood Educator and a Part-time Early Childhood Educator who is passionate, creative, intentional, and reflective in their work with children. We seek educators who are experienced and dedicated to pedagogical narration as practice. Working closely with the Faculty of Education and with other educators on the SFUCCS team requires an ability to be flexible, vulnerable, open to critique, appreciative of the value of co-construction, and welcoming of the multiple perspectives of children, families, and professionals. We seek educators who are eager to grow in their practice as learners, educators, facilitators, early childhood professionals, and overall advocates for children, families, and the profession of Early Childhood Care and Education.

The Full-time position is 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with an immediate start date.

The Part-time position is 25 hours per week to a maximum of 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday with an immediate start date.

HIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
The most sought-after candidates will have their Early Childhood Educator License to Practice and will have or be working towards a degree in Early Childhood Care and Education. We seek candidates who have a commitment to reflective work with children, an eagerness to collaborate with other educators and researchers, a commitment to ongoing professional development and growth, a dedication to inclusive practice, and a disposition towards research and inquiry. Candidates will be fluent and experienced in pedagogical narration as practice and have a strong understanding of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework. Employees who are chosen will be expected to attend SFU Childcare Society’s in-house training.

COMPENSATION
Starting salary for Early Childhood Educators is $19.57 per hour (plus an additional $2/hour for licensed ECE’s as per the ECE Wage Enhancement Initiative. More info: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/family-social-supports/caring-for-young-children/recr with 100% family medical/single dental health coverage, pro-rated vacation entitlement of 4 weeks annually, sick leave benefits, and outstanding professional development opportunities. SFU Childcare staff are members of the BCGEU.

HOW TO APPLY
Please email a cover letter and resume to ccsadmin@sfu.ca outlining your experience and education (including two references), as well as copies of your BC License to Practice and current first aid certificate, addressed to Program Director, SFU Childcare Society. We will contact only those applicants selected for an interview.

This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

SFU Childcare Society is an equal opportunity employer, pursuing diversity and valuing what diversity brings to the workplace. This position is open to applicants of any gender.

For more information visit www.sfu.ca/childcare

Salary: $19.57 per hour

Application Deadline: 2020-09-25

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From $19.57 per hour

Qualifications: Other

Key Responsibilities:

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary & Benefits:

Salary: $19.57 per hour

Basic Details

Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Permanent

Contact Information

Email:
ccsadmin@sfu.ca

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
September 25th, 2020
Application Instructions:
Email Application
Other Application Instructions:

ccsadmin@sfu.ca

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