Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Infant ECE

Facility: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: Infant/Toddler

As a non-for-profit organization, ANHBC child care programs are committed to the BC Early Learning Framework, focusing on the areas of Well-being and Belonging; Exploration and Creativity; Languages and Literacies; Social Responsibility and Diversity.

We believe that children are capable individuals who observe the world around them, gather information through natural play and rich interactions, and that children develop best at their own pace, in an atmosphere of respect and acceptance.  Partnership and collaborative relationships are core values in our approach and we engage families in policy development, program planning and day-to-day channels and discoveries.

We are committed to providing a workplace that fosters; a sense of belonging, opportunities for learning, collaboration, empowerment, creativity and innovation

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House is looking for a passionate, creative and experienced educator to join our team. We have opportunities at our new childcare centre located at Lord Tennyson Elementary, expected to open in late fall of 2020. Be a part of creating the culture, community and foundation of our newly opening centre, expected late fall 2020 at Lord Tennyson Elementary. We are looking for educators for our Infant programs.

Job Overview: As a part of a diverse teaching team you will be co-responsible for developing and maintaining a quality childcare program inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophies.  This includes curriculum design, program planning and delivery, communication with families and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children in the program.

Qualifications: Post Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

  • Valid ECE with IT certification
  • Valid First Aid & CPR Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Minimum age 19 years (as per licensing regulations)
  • Planning, organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a multicultural, multi-programmed environment and with families
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a non-profit and volunteer-based organization
  • Attitudes and values which are compatible with the goals and philosophy of Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
  • Willingness to engage in the development and implementation of special events and celebrations hosted by the Neighbourhood House.
  • Creativity, initiative, enthusiasm, flexibility and a good sense of humor.

Key Responsibilities:

As a part of a diverse teaching team you will be co-responsible for developing and maintaining a quality childcare program inspired by Reggio Emilia philosophies. This includes curriculum design, program planning and delivery, communication with families and ensuring the safety and well-being of the children in the program.

Salary & Benefits:

Rate: $19.01-$21.26 depending on experience + $2/hr ECE Wage Enhancement

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including vacation, paid sick time, medical, extended health, dental, pension plan and professional development opportunities

Additional Notes:

Hours: rotating shifts between 7:30-5:30pm Monday-Friday 

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
November 17th, 2020
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
35

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Kitsilano House
Phone Number:
6047363588
Email:
dianep@kitshouse.org
Address:
2305 West 7th Ave Vancouver, BC v6k1y4

Application Information

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

Email resumes and cover letter to Diane Peters at dianep@kitshouse.org 

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