Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning


School Age Care Program Head Supervisor

Facility: Nelson Avenue Daycare
City: Burnaby
Type of Child Care: School Age
Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Hold at least one of the following: ECE certificate, ECE Assistant certificate School Age Care certificate or Responsible Adult certificate 

At least nineteen years of age and mature.

Valid first aid certificate

Criminal Record Check

Required Experience:

Supervisory experience in a child care setting a definate asset.

Key Responsibilities:

Planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the centre in accordance with the policies of the licensing office. 

Planning and implementing the program for the centre in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the centre. 

Preparing the program to meet the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special needs, talents, and individual style and pace of learning.

Programming that relates to the children’s cultural and socio-economic background.

Providing a safe, nurturing environment, while maintaining health and safety procedures, in accordance with prescribed policies. 

For the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor and learning environment of the centre. 

Supervising staff and ensuring smooth coordination of all centre activities and staff and child relationships.

Assisting the director in staff evaluations.

Assisting staff in parent and centre relationships.

Planning and attending all staff meetings and recommended training programs.

Helping to plan, assist in Daycare Sunday, and the Christmas concert.

To attend events such as Daycare Sunday, the Christmas concert and Parent Meetings. 

Planning and carrying out fire drills and earthquake drills on a regular basis.

Adherence to the ECEBC Code of Ethics

Salary & Benefits:

Competitve wages and benefits offered to the successful candidate based on education and experience.  ECE wage enhancement of $4 an hour for those who qualify

Additional Notes:

In our attempts to value each child and demonstrate God’s love to each one, the staff members observe and collaborate together to determine and follow the children’s interests. Hence, our curriculum is not necessarily theme oriented; rather the children’s interests drive it.  Children’s development in all areas is greatly enhanced when they are interested in what they are learning. Staff members web together to determine interests and provide provocations to either determine interest or extend an interest.  In this setting, problem solving by the children is valued and the teachers act as mediators, asking questions to help solve conflicts and aid in understanding. All children participate fully in the daily program, regardless of ability. All staff members are responsible for and to interact with all children, regardless of ability.  The family is valued as the expert of their child and the family’s input is expected and valued by the staff team. In this way we minister God’s love through Jesus Christ to the whole family.

Basic Details

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

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Julie Brown
Phone Number:
5825 Nelson Ave Burnby, BC V5H 3H6

Application Information

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

Please email resume to nelsonavedaycare@shaw.ca

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