Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning


Early Childhood Educator | Permanent Full-Time #1657

Facility: Developmental Disabilities Association
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years
Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Special Needs Certification

Required Experience:


Education & Experience:

•Completion of Early Childhood Education Certification and Special Needs Certifications is required. 
• Related training in the area of children with special needs and/or Under 3 Training, as required by licensing.
• Minimum 1 year with integrated groups of pre-school aged children.
• Experience with special needs functional assessment, individual and group program design and evaluation.
• Experience in the area of Behavior Management.

Standard requirements of the Early Childhood Educator include:

• Criminal Record Clearance
• Medical Clearance
• Valid First Aid/CPR
• Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
• Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
• Basic computer literacy
• Eligible to work in Canada

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, delivers and evaluates developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children using modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing techniques. Develops daily program schedules that include indoor/outdoor, active/quiet and individual and group activities
  • Liaises with other professionals and consultants involved with each child and family to ensure consistency of care.
  • As a member of the teaching team, provides supervision and direction to groups of children in the centre.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of policies and procedures of DDA, CCFLB and MCFD
  • Participates in in-service training at the request of the Program Manager
  • Maintains equipment in good working order; develops and/or adapts toys/equipment to meet individual child’s needs.
  • Organizes and maintains classrooms, staff room, kitchen, washrooms, laundry room and storage areas to effectively support program aims.
  • Attends to the children’s physical needs that may include diapering, toileting, eating, sleeping, lifting and transferring.
  • Administers first aid and medication in accordance with established policy
  • Participates in  planning and evaluation of programs offered by the organization. Provides recommendations for change to the Program Manager.
  • Maintains current knowledge within the field.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary & Benefits:


• A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Educational and training opportunities

• $23.90 hourly per collective agreement 

Additional Notes:

SERVICE AREA: Child & Youth Services
LOCATION: Berwick CDC (UBC) - Vancouver
START DATE: As soon as possible
TERM/STATUS: Permanent Full Time
SCHEDULE/HRS: Monday to Friday (09:15 - 17:15 Float Position) // 37.5 hours per week
HOURLY WAGE: $23.90 as per collective agreement

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Basic Details

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

Contact Information

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
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Note: to apply please visit www.develop.bc.ca/about-us/careers/early-childhood-educator-permanent-full-time-

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