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  • Part Time
  • Job Posted on Board: 7 days ago
  • Aug 30, 2017
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
Job Post Date:

Early Childhood Educator
Westhills YMCA-YWCA

Vacancies: 1
Position: Permanent Part-Time
Placement: September 2017
Salary: $19.71/hour (increase after probationary period
Hours: ~20 hours per week

Nature and Scope:
Reporting to the Supervisor, Early Learning, the Early Childhood 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 30 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 part-time position is entitled to a YMCA-YWCA individual membership; 15 days pro-rated 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 two years of continuous service)

- 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


- Early Childhood Educator License to Practice in BC required

- Infant/Toddler/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 Standard First Aid and CPR C required

- A clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening (both Police/RCMP and Ministry) required


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. Internal applicants are expected to inform their supervisor prior to application.

3. 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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