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  • Full Time
  • Job Posted on Board: 7 days ago
  • Mar 30, 2018
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
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Infant Toddler Educator
Eagle Creek YMCA-YWCA (View Royal, BC)

Vacancies: 1
Position: Permanent Full-Time
Placement: March 2018
Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Starting at $21.33/hour ($44,366.40/year); increasing to $22.39/hour ($46,571.20/year) after probationary period.

Nature and Scope:
Reporting to the Childcare Supervisor, the Infant Toddler Educator will work directly within the early childhood program, providing high quality care and creative programming for children in a group setting. Working in collaboration with the child care team, Educators are responsible for delivering the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum to children from 10 months to 5 years of age. They will ensure that children are well supervised and provided with developmentally appropriate and fun programming options. A priority will be maintaining excellent communication with families and other stakeholders.

This permanent full-time position is entitled to a YMCA-YWCA individual membership; 15 days vacation; and a cost-shared benefits package (after completion of the probationary period) which includes:

 Medical (MSP coverage; eligible after one month)

 Health Care, Drug Plan, Dental, Vision, EAP

 Extended Health Care

 Life Insurance

 YMCA Canada Pension Plan (eligible after one year)

 To read, understand and follow all YMCA-YWCA policies and procedures related to the guidance and care of children

 To assist with the planning and implementation of a consistent child centered program in accordance with YMCA-YWCA and CCFL standards, including YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards

 To interact directly with the children, facilitating a healthy learning environment

 To establish and maintain positive daily communication and interaction with families, providing quality customer service and building meaningful relationships within the community

 To ensure that all safety and supervision standards are implemented and maintained according to YMCA-YWCA and licensing requirements

 To maintain confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, their families, and staff

 To work effectively and as an active member of the staff team, assisting with other duties and responsibilities as required

 To attend all YMCA Playing to Learn professional development sessions and other training as required

 To maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity areas and washrooms

 To release children only to those authorized by parent/guardian


 Infant Toddler Educator License to Practice in BC required

 Special Needs Educator Certificate, or additional courses/training related to child growth and development are an asset

 Experience working with children in a child care/recreation setting

 Strong written and verbal and communication skills

 High level of organization and customer service skills

 Current First Aid and CPR required

 A clear Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required

 A clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required*

*Note: Cost reimbursed after successful completion of the probationary period.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island

Please Note:
1. Application Deadline: This posting will close when a suitable candidate has been found.

2. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this position.

3. Applications will be short-listed for interviews as they are received.

4. We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.

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