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Early Childhood Education (ECE) Substitute Teachers

Facility: LINC Preschool – Vancouver and Richmond Location
City: Vancouver and Richmond
Type of Child Care: Preschool
Qualifications: Basic ECE

Required Experience:

Completion of an Early Childhood Education diploma/certificate and current certification to practise in BC and possession of a valid first aid certificate.  A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a preschool (preferably in an ESL setting), supplemented by courses and/or workshops in Special Needs Training, working with multi-barriered clients and/or multi-cultural preschool curriculum, experience in Emergent Curriculum and Documentation OR and equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.  Preference may be given to individuals who have experience working with children with varying levels of English language acquisition; children who have experienced trauma; and children who display behavioural challenges associated with the stress.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures children attain planned learning in language skills, social behaviours, critical thinking, problem-solving, motor and social skills, and other identified developmental goals. 
  • Assists in research, providing input, developing materials and conducting classroom and other activities consistent with approved curriculum.
  • Organize activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop the skills necessary to be successful in Kindergarten.
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime. This will be accomplished through careful observation of the children and by following their lead.
  • Documents children’s attendance, learning and progress.  Maintains up-to-date records, including a communication log book.  Assists in keeping records of the students’ progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child’s development.  Ensures all documentation is written in a consistent and thoughtful manner that will inspire the curriculum and can be used as a tool for collaboration in the preschool setting.
  • Identifies children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and shares concerns with Manager, parents or guardians, and child development specialists when necessary.
  • Reports identified learning and/or behavioural concerns to the ECE Manager.  Assists Manager in determining appropriate parental/caregiver interventions which could help the progress of the child’s development.  Takes part in parent/caregiver consultations as required.
  • Assists the Manager – LINC Preschool in the enrolment of new children as required. 
  • Ensures the continuing safety and security of the children. Immediately notifies the Manager of any safety/security concerns regarding the children and/or family.
  • Works with ECE team members to ensure the centre is safe, neat, and attractive and materials are changed regularly so that the children’s interests are met and stimulated.  Attends to housekeeping needs as required.
  • Works in partnership with other service providers in the community such as: such as the Public Health Nurse, the Public Health Dental Program and consultants from Vancouver Supported Child Development and The Pace Program to support the well-being of the children and their families.
  • May on occasion assist with training volunteers and practicum students.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Salary & Benefits:

Role Salary Rate:  $21.03 per hour plus an additional $4/hr via the Wage Enhancement Initiative and 4% in lieu of vacations.

Additional Notes:

ISSofBC’s mission and values emphasize inclusivity and recognition of individuals’ unique talents. In recruiting and developing our staff, we see strength in diversity of backgrounds, lived experiences, and identities. We welcome and encourage applicants who bring new perspectives and experiences to our team. 

 

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Basic Details

Position Start Date:
As soon as possible
Employment Type:
Substitute/Casual
Employment Term:
Temporary
Hours Per Week:
n/a

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Andrea Boieriu
Email:
jobs@issbc.org

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
June 30th, 2022 (or until filled)
Application Instructions:
Email Application
Other Application Instructions:

Applications must include "2022-LINC-15A" in the subject line and can be sent to: jobs@issbc.org

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