Posted on 10/05/2021 in Education | Listing #6986

Early Childhood Educator

Island Kids Academy 542 Fraser St, Victoria, BC V9A 6H7, Canada
Start Date 10/02/2021
Full-Time
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Early Childhood Educator

 

Island Kids Academy is currently hiring one Early Childhood Educator at our Esquimalt location. We are seeking applicants with ECE certificate to practice in BC. For details of the job, please see below.

 

Job Summary

Position Title:             Early Childhood Educator 

Positions Available:    2

Starting Date:            As soon as possible

Work Schedule:         35-40 hours per week

Salary:                       $24-26 per hour (includes $4 per hour wage enhancement through BC provincial government)

Benefits:                    10 days paid vacation days of choice, plus additional paid closure days in December with 6-month commitment; Staff discount on childcare at our facilities; Options for group benefits, RRSP, sick days, BC transit Propass.

Position Type:             Indeterminate, full-time

Required Language:   English

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • To follow Island Kids Academy’s philosophy and guidance methods;
  • To plan and implement activities for the children in the early childhood program;
  • To supervise and ensure the safety and well being of the children all times;
  • To work with a team of educators to create and implement childcare activities for children between 10 months and 5 years old;
  • To plan and organize activities that promote the children’s physical, mental, and social development, and ensure that it is appropriate for the age level;
  • To lead these activities through, for example, interactive, educational games which include physical games, telling stories, performance, singing, and art projects;
  • To make sure that the children are treated with respect and that the developed programs meet their needs to develop;
  • To follow and maintain the daily routines and shift schedules at our business;
  • To be able to communicate daily with parents about various aspects of the care given to their children, including each child’s progress or problems they may have;
  • To help teach children how to develop proper eating, social and toilet habits;
  • To keep the children’s area clean, comfortable, and safe;
  • To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the children;
  • To be aware of the program requirements and ratio, and be able to provide supervision to at least 4 infants or 8 preschool-aged children throughout the day.

 

Business Locations & Information

  • Island Kids Esquimalt Ltd.: 542 Fraser Street, Victoria, British Columbia V9A 6H7
  • Website: www.islandkids.ca

The successful candidate will be working at our facilities in the Esquimalt region of Victoria, BC, at the address listed above.

 

Skills & Education Requirements

  • Minimum college diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE);
  • Certificate to practice in BC as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) licence or Infant Toddler Educator;
  • First Aid Certificate & CPR Certificate (valid or intent to obtain);
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education an asset but not mandatory;

Other Documentation:

  • Criminal Record Check will be conducted;
  • Immunization records;
  • 2 References- letters or contact information.

 

How to Apply

  • By email: employer@islandkids.ca
  • By mail: Send resume to the addresses listed above.
  • By phone: Megan Seiferling at (250) 381-2929 ext. 105
  • By fax: (250) 381-2954

 

Although listed, phone calls regarding the job offer are not preferred. We thank all those who apply, but only appropriate candidates will be contacted for the interview.

Thank you for your interest in the position!

 

 

 

542 Fraser St, Victoria, BC V9A 6H7, Canada

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