Early Childhood Educators (ECE & ECE-IT)

Courtenay, BC Full-time $21.01-$22.01/hour

Early Childhood Educators & Early Childhood Educators - Infant Toddlers

What's in it for you?

Wage: $21.01 - $22.01 per hour, plus $6 Wage Enhancement for licensed ECE's
Hours: Monday - Friday, hours between 7am - 530pm
Location: Courtenay / Comox Valley
Benefits: Includes dental care, extended health care, vision care, group RRSP, up to 50% reduction on childcare fees
Opportunities: Education assistance to advance within our organization, paid training and development opportunities

About us!

At BGC Central Vancouver Island we are looking for enthusiastic people that want to spend time making a difference in the lives of children and youth in our communities! If you are up for a fun, challenging, yet fulfilling job, this might be the place for you!

We are looking for team members to help open our new Centers out of Glacier View and Arden elementary in the Comox Valley!

Job Duties:
  • Work as a key member of an integrated staff team that consistently strives for inclusion, excellence and effective conflict resolution
  • Plans, carries out and evaluates developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children using modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing techniques.
  • Develops daily program schedules that include indoor/outdoor, active/quiet and individual and group activities that meet BGCCVI Core Programming standards.
  • Ensure children are supervised at all times and engaged in safe activities throughout the day
  • Communicates with families about children’s growth and development. Requests input from and participation of parents in the development of programs. Confers with parents with regard to usual or problematic issues.
  • Identifies the abilities, interests and needs of children and develops individualized and group curriculum based on these. Recommends referrals or additional services or work in consultation with professional such as behavioural therapists, occupational therapists and speech and language pathologists.
  • Attends to the children’s physical needs (i.e. diapering, toileting, eating, and sleeping).
  • Using a team approach ECEs will work together to implement identified care plan goals and strategies for child(ren) to ensure consistent practice and maximize impact.
  • Aware of outstanding issues/needs of program participants and corresponding care plans. Using a team approach ECEs will work together to implement identified care plan goals and strategies to ensure consistent practice. When funding is available, an ECE will be designated as a Supported Child Development (SCD) staff. They will work closely with other program staff to support the needs of the child and the group.
  • Provide ECE/IT expertise around routine, guidance, diapering, nutrition and sleep habits for children from birth to 3 years of age
  • Reports on progress, behaviours and other issues related to children. Contributes to reports for children moving onto elementary school. Maintains required records and statistics.
  • For Licensing identified critical incidents a Community Care Licensing Officer and Director of Childcare and Early Learning must be notified within 24 hours.
  • Ensures that all required documentation is accurate and complete (daily attendance, Club log book, communication book, etc.)
  • Approved ECE or ECE-IT Certification through the Early Childhood Registry of B.C
  • Valid First Aid/CPR certificate approved by Community Care Facilities Licensing
  • Previous work experience in a similar environment is preferred experience in assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of programs, and activities
  • Experience working in a Community Care Licensed facility
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

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