YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 22-Aug-2019 to 12-Sep-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • $18.71
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Details:

The Glenrosa YMCA Playing to Learn Preschool is a partnership between Glenrosa Elementary School and the YMCA of Okanagan.

As an Early Childhood Educator in our Preschool program, the Preschool Teacher will use observation skills to plan a YMCA Playing to Learn emergent curriculum. Children's play experiences are used to build a dynamic learning environment.

Reporting to the Manager of Child Care Programs, the Preschool Teacher will facilitate a high-quality child care/preschool experience for children ages 2 - 5 years in accordance with YMCA standards and provincial requirements.

Additionally, the YMCA of Okanagan participates in the Early Childhood Educator Wage Enhancement program offered through the Government of BC.



Gym Membership


Glenrosa Elementary School


Part Time

15-17 hrs/week


Major Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • Plans and implements a consistent child-centered program
  • Maintains neat,orderly, and clean activity areas
  • Ensures provincial safety and supervision standards are maintained
  • Ensures delivery of high quality programs and age appropriate care
  • Abides by appropriate privacy and confidentiality requirement/legislation participant
  • Leads with enthusiasm and high energy
  • Keen interpersonal, time management and organizational skills


  • Must be 19 years of age (as per provincial licensing standards)
  • Early Childhood Educator Certificate
  • Current standard First Aid certification
  • Minimum of two years' experience working with children in a child care/preschool setting
  • Minimum of five years' experience as an Early Childhood Educator
  • Upon request provide three professional references, (e.g. employer, supervisor or colleague, teacher, coach, etc.)
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six months preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.


Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.

Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Application Process:

Please apply by September 12, 2019 with cover letter and resume to:

Valene Johnson

Manager of Child Care Programs


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