Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning


ECE Lead Teacher

Facility: Strathcona Montessori Preschool
City: Vancouver
Type of Child Care: 3 - 5 Years

References and education background required

Strong command of the English language and communication skills (oral and written), and ability to create pedagogical documentation

Knowledge of BC Licensing regulations

Qualifications: Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

ECE License (current and BC Registered ECE)

Montessori Teaching certificate (school is willing to pay online training for the right teacher) 

Child Care First Aid (valid)

Criminal Records Check (current)

Physician Health Certificate (immunizations)

Be legally allowed to work in Canada


Required Experience:

Two to three years of early childhood classroom experience

Montessori experience or willing to train and learn

Supervisory experience

Key Responsibilities:

  • Function as a regular team member for all activities, duties and chores
  • Establish positive working relationships with staff, families and other professionals
  • Maintain accurate records and necessary documentation on a daily or as needed basis
  • Supervise the day to day operations of the centre and ensure all policies and procedures are abided by in accordance to CCFL Act
  • Have full understanding of North American culture, holidays and customs, and create Circles, art and themes to enhance current calendar subjects and world continent studies
  • Involvement of classroom cleanliness and equipment maintenance
  • Coordinate staff and volunteers, and assist with new staff and practicum students
  • Ability to evaluate learning and social differences in children, and coordinate meetings with parents and staff, and health care professionals
  • Promote yearly program and summer camps to new families, and to maintain full enrollment

Salary & Benefits:

$30.00 per hour for 40 hours weekly (this includes the BC-ECE wage enhancement) averaging about $5000.00/mo for September through July (closed for summer vacation in August)

Extended health & dental benefits (after 3 months)

Vacation pay entitlement (paid out every August)

All stat holidays off (paid)

Free secured parking while on shift (5 minutes from downtown Vancouver)

Additional Notes:

Strathcona Montessori is seeking a caring, positive and friendly ECE-Montessori educator to manage our well established program for children ages 30 months to 5 years of age.  Our program is unique in that we offer a smaller than usual class size, with a higher teacher-child ratio, allowing teachers a very relaxed environment, and greater interaction with the children. This position qualifies for the BC ECE-Wage Enhancement. We are centrally located in Strathcona, near many transit routes and offer on-site parking.  Contact through email only please.

Basic Details

Position Start Date:
September 5th, 2023
Employment Type:
Full Time
Employment Term:
Hours Per Week:
40 hours

Contact Information

377 Keefer Street Vancouver, BC

Application Information

Application Closing Date:
until filled
Application Instructions:
Email Application
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