Licensed Preschool Instructor – Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC)

Licensed Preschool Instructor

 Parks & Environmental Services – SEAPARC

Competition
20/135R                                                                                                                                     

Status
Auxiliary                                                                                                                                    

Hours of Work
Up to 70 hours bi-weekly

Rate of Pay
$23.44 per hour (plus 14% in lieu of benefits)                                                                        

Review of applications begins
4:00pm on December 21, 2020, however, will remain open until filled

Notes
This program follows the Sooke School District 62 School Calendar

Summary
Situated where the rainforest meets the sea, you will work with a professional and dedicated team, with expertise in recreation service delivery. We are ready to welcome an experienced ECE professional to lead our licensed preschool programs, all while providing excellent customer service in a fun and fast paced setting.

Under the direct supervision of the Recreation Coordinator, the Preschool Instructor is responsible for implementing the Licensed Preschool program for children ages 3-4 in the Sooke area. The position and hours are subject to program registration.

This position requires an acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent will be required to undergo a criminal record check in order to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment in this position

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of safe, healthy and enjoyable care for children ages 3-4.
  • Supervise and lead the planning and organizing of activities for preschool children that promote, stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth in a play-based learning environment.
  • Promote social experiences; respect for others, self-sufficiency and provide experiences and play materials that actively promote positive interactions, communications and diversity.
  • Implementation and education of Positive Behavior Support strategies.
  • Promote and enhance creative ideas in all program areas including arts & crafts, dramatic play, music appreciation, science and nature, sports, and outdoor play.
  • Incorporate physical literacy and basic fundamental movement skills into daily activities.
  • Ensure toys and all equipment is maintained with respect to safety standards and sanitary standards.
  • Set up and clean up activity area
  • Ensure the safety and general wellbeing of the children at all times. 
  • Monitor use, distribution and excessive consumption of program supplies.
  • Ensure Child Care Licensing Regulations as set out by Island Health are adhered.
  • Maintain communication with supervisor and other department staff to ensure smooth operation of program.
  • Follows all policies, procedures and standards of the CRD. 
  • Performs other duties as required.

​​​​​​​Qualifications

  • Completion of a Basic Early Childhood Education Training Program from a recognized post-secondary institute and 2 years related experience leading preschool programs. 
  • Valid BC License to Practice Certificate (ECE)
  • As a licensed care program, must be at least 19 years of age.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certificate.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply VIHA license standards to daily practices.
  • Knowledge and understanding of WorkSafeBC practices/protocols, Workers’ Compensation Act and OH&S Regulations and other relevant safety statutes.
  • Consent to a Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check for working with children.

Applications
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and covering letter online at www.crd.bc.ca under “Careers”.
                                                                    
The CRD thanks you for your interest and advises only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.    

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