Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

Early Childhood Educator

Facility: Ritchie Bros.
City: Burnaby
Type of Child Care: Preschool

This role requires care for Infant/Toddler to Pre-K.

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Here’s what you bring:

  • Valid ECE and or IT/SN License to Practice in B.C.

  • Experience working in a licensed group child care facility.

  • Solid understanding of B.C. Child Care Regulations.

  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificates.

  • Specialized training/experience such as Reggio, Montessori, Infant-Toddler, Special Needs, Visual Arts, music and/or second language an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • A strong work ethic without sacrificing your ability to have fun on the job!

This job will require you to:

  • Meet all requirements of the B.C. Child Care Licensing Regulations for Child Care employees.

  • Pass a Criminal Record Search.

  • Provide at least three work related references.

  • Lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis

  • Be physically active and responsive to children's physical needs.

  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.  

Required Experience:

Here’s what you bring:

  • Valid ECE and or IT/SN License to Practice in B.C.

  • Experience working in a licensed group child care facility.

  • Solid understanding of B.C. Child Care Regulations.

  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR certificates.

  • Specialized training/experience such as Reggio, Montessori, Infant-Toddler, Special Needs, Visual Arts, music and/or second language an asset.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • A strong work ethic without sacrificing your ability to have fun on the job!

This job will require you to:

  • Meet all requirements of the B.C. Child Care Licensing Regulations for Child Care employees.

  • Pass a Criminal Record Search.

  • Provide at least three work related references.

  • Lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis

  • Be physically active and responsive to children's physical needs.

  • Actively support the RB Unreserved Commitment to Safety: to send everyone home, every day, the way they came to work, by taking personal responsibility for your safety and safety of your team, co-workers and customers.  

Key Responsibilities:

In this role you'll:

 

Program Delivery

  • Support the delivery of program plans and activities related to care and early learning that are aligned with the philosophy and curriculum of the program.

  • Support the delivery of specialized activities such as field trips and fine arts programming.

  • Promote and enforce program policies and procedures.

Children, Families and Community

  • Nurture the growth and development of each child (and their family) with care, compassion and understanding.

  • Build a positive working relationship with parents, the community and local agencies.

  • Observe children in their surroundings and assesses individual and group needs; complete child progress reports and attend/lead parent conferences.

  • Ensure child discipline is delivered in accordance with the program philosophy, policies and procedures.

Staffing

  • Build a positive working relationship with all members of the child care program team.

 

Health and Safety

  • Comply with all licensing and public health requirements.
  • Maintain all health and safety requirements.
  • Check toys and equipment for safety hazards and appropriate functioning.
  • Supervise indoor and outdoor play as required.

Salary & Benefits:

What We Offer:

Our success is built on the drive and dedication of our people. As we grow around the globe, there will be many opportunities to advance your career – we’ve proven this throughout our 60+ years in business. And, we'll take care of you along the way.  Here’s how: 

  • Base salary + paid overtime 

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits. 

  • RRSP / Pension plan and an Employee Share Plan, both with company match. 

  • Ongoing training, professional development and tuition reimbursement. 

  • A multi-award winning LEED gold certified facility, in an exceptional park-like setting, featuring: 

    • A subsidized, multi-award winning childcare centre. 

    • A subsidized cafeteria, dry cleaning services, and free parking.

    • A workout facility, featuring advanced gym equipment, bike room, shower and changing facilities, and nutrition and fitness programs. 

    • Proximity to miles of Fraser River walking paths, plus shops, restaurants and services.

Additional Notes:

Move, Build, Grow your career!

 

As the premier global asset management and disposition company, Ritchie Bros. helps thousands of people around the world buy and sell heavy equipment, trucks, and other assets every month. With our multiple onsite and online selling platforms and commitment to first-class customer service, Ritchie Bros. is trusted worldwide for making buying and selling easy, efficient, fair, and transparent. If you’re an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit, we want you to join our growing team – employed in a wide variety of positions from sales to operations to corporate functions – as we transform the global used equipment market.

 

Join us on our journey and move forward with us, build your success, and grow your career.

 

We’re looking for an Early Childhood Educator in our Burnaby, British Colombia Global Headquarters.

 

The Opportunity:

 

The Educator's role is to support the implementation of the program curriculum designed by the Supervisors and care in a manner consistent with the program philosophy in order to meet the daily needs of the children and families who are enrolled in our program.

 

The Program The RBA Child Care Program will be responsive to the individual needs of the children and families that it serves. Qualified, experienced Early Childhood Education and Infant-Toddler trained staff will ensure that the physical, emotional and social development of each child is supported through the provision of an environment that truly respects the needs of young children.

 

This position qualifies for the BC WE Wage enhancement of $2/hour in addition to the regular salary.

 

Program goals include but are not limited to the following:

  • To provide very high quality early learning and child care experiences for all children and families who enroll.

  • To create a safe, warm, inviting and nurturing environment where young children can develop, grow and learn in a way that best supports their individual needs.

  • To provide a program that supports the ongoing professional development of all staff that work in the program.

To get an idea of what our auctions are like, you can check out some auction videos on YouTube right here: bit.ly/KKL9Fz
 

Want to learn more about the company? Visit our Career site, LinkedIn or connect with us today through Facebook or Twitter.

 

Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is a global asset management and disposition company, offering customers end-to-end solutions for buying and selling used heavy equipment, trucks and other assets. Operating in a multitude of sectors, including construction, transportation, agriculture, energy, oil and gas, mining, and forestry, the company’s selling channels include: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, , the world’s largest industrial auctioneer offers live auction events with online bidding;IronPlanet,  an online marketplace with featured weekly auctions and providing its exclusive IronClad Assurance® equipment condition certification;MarketPlacee, an online marketplace offering multiple price and timing options;Mascus,a leading European online equipment listing service; and Ritchie Bros. Private Treaty,  offering privately negotiated sales. The company also offers sector-specific solutions including  GovPlanet, TruckPlanet, Kruse Energy Auctioneers and Cat® auctions, plus equipment financing and leasing through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services.  For more information about the unprecedented choice provided by Ritchie Bros., visit RitchieBros.com.

 

Ritchie Bros. is an equal opportunity employer and ensures nondiscrimination in all activities in accordance with all applicable laws. This position is open to all qualified applicants who are legally entitled to work in the country in which this job is located. Candidate selection is made by Talent Acquisition. Only electronic applications can be accepted. No agency calls please.

Basic Details

Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Permanent
Hours Per Week:
40

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