Early Childhood Educator
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Sechelt YMCA Child Care, Sechelt, BC, CA
5d ago

Date Posted : May 13, 2021

Position Title : Early Childhood EducatorLocation : Sechelt YMCA Child Care Centre ( New YMCA location - 5538 Shorncliffe Ave.

Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast) Terms : Permanent, Full-Time : 35-40 hours / weekShift : Monday to Friday, shifts varying between 7 : 30am 6 : 00pmRate : $21.

43 per hour for ECE License, + Benefits (plus an additional $2 / hour for Licensed ECE’s as per the Provincial Government’s Wage Enhancement Initiative)

$22.35 per hour for ECE IT / SN License

Ideal Start Date : As soon as possible Reports To : Team Lead, Child Care

About YMCA Childcares :

The YMCA of Greater Vancouveris the largest provider of licensed childcare in Western Canada, with over thirty Early Years locations across the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Sunshine Coast.

Featuring our YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum, our childcare centers offer infant, toddler, 3-5 and preschool programs.

We provide an environment that helps kids feel at home, learning and growing in a welcoming, safe and stimulating environment.

Nature & Scope :

We are seekinga caring and creative Early Childhood Educator to provide a safe and engaging experience for all children at the YMCA.

Following the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum,the educator plansand leads activities based on the interests and the developmental level of the children in our care.

Major Responsibilities :

  • Provide quality care and creative programming to children
  • Build meaningful and positiverelationships with children and families
  • Work with your team to create a supportive and safe environment for both staff and families
  • Deliver high quality and age-appropriate programs based on the YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum
  • Provide active supervision at all times and work as a team to support transitions between play areas
  • Use our parent communication app (Weemarkable) to provide daily communication and updates
  • Keep a clean and safe environment in all program areas and common spaces (with enhanced cleaning protocols for COVID-19)
  • Follow all YMCA, Child Care Facility Licensing (CCFL) and legal requirements, including YMCA Playing to Learn curriculum standards
  • Qualifications / Experience :

  • Basic ECE certification from a program recognized in British Columbia
  • Infant Toddler Educator (ITE) License is an asset
  • Special Needs Educator (SNE) is an asset
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Any training related to child growth and development is an asset
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR-C & AED certificate required (can be obtained with in 30days after start date)
  • 3 professionalreferencechecks to be completed
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check / Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date
  • Competencies :

    In addition to bringing a commitment to YMCA vision and values, the candidate should possess the following competencies :

    Leading Self

    Evolve in Professional Capability Commit to being better

    Achieve Excellence and Authenticity Show up with the best version of you

    Leading Others

    Develop the Potential in Others Help people grow and lead

    Create a Culture of Connection Build bridges between people and partners

    Leading Mission

    Think and Act Strategically Make good decisions and act on them

    Make an Intentional Impact Advance the strength and cause of the Y

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