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.

Compensation:

$18.71/hr

Gym Membership

Location:

Glenrosa Elementary School

Schedule:

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

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Competencies:

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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