Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Childcare Worker

Facility: Mayne Island Daycare
City: Mayne Island
Type of Child Care: Other

Our program welcomes children from age 1-6.  It will eventually expand to after school care as well.

Qualifications: Other

Additional Qualifications:

  • ECE Licence, Early Childhood Educator Assistant Certificate (ECEA), Responsible Adult (RA) Course Completion, or willingness to obtain the RA and ECEA Certification once hired; funding assistance for courses may be available.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification or willingness to obtain.
  • Must be comfortable working in a daycare environment under COVID conditions.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check will be required upon hiring

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and implementing a full range of age and developmentally appropriate activities that are inclusive and stimulating for all children (includes fine and gross motor activities, free and imaginative play, and family circle time)
  • Create and maintain a welcoming, emotionally safe, respectful and inclusive environment
  • Assist in carrying out routines/curriculum of the program 
  • Ensure safety and overall well-being of all children in care 
  • Model positive adult-child interactions that promote intellectual, social and emotional healthy development
  • Establish positive relationships with families and their children
  • Assist with cleaning and tidying duties and maintaining appropriate health and safety standards in the playroom 
  • Work with staff team to maintain appropriate supplies and resources for the playroom
  • Participate in staff and team meetings and staff training sessions as required
  • Fulfill other duties as required

In addition to the qualifications stated above, the successful applicated must:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Agree to signing a Confidentiality Agreement
  • Be able to meet the physical requirements of this position (ex. lifting children, toys, boxes, etc.)

Salary & Benefits:

Hours of Work: 12 hours per week to start, with opportunity for increased hours. This position will have a 6-month probation, with a 3- and 6-month review.  Ongoing yearly reviews will also be performed.

Wage: Dependant on experience, ECEA wage $17/hr, ECE $20/hr. Wage top ups may apply to ECE position(s) as well as full medical and dental benefits once probationary period completed.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Part Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Kaley Varty
535 Fernhill Rd. Mayne Island, BC V0N 2J2

Application Information

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

Please submit your application as soon as possible. The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

Email resume and cover letter to maynedaycare@gmail.com.  Thank you to all that apply; only candidates chosen for interview will be contacted. 

For further information on the Daycare and Family Place, please see our website (www.miearlychildhood.ca/). If you have questions please contact the above email. 

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