Arbutus Grove Children's Centre
SEEKS EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR
Arbutus Grove Children’s Centre is operated by Goosey Gander Kindergarten Association, a not-for-profit organization and registered charity, with a long history of providing outstanding early learning programs to the Greater Victoria community. Our centre is a bright and engaging purpose-built preschool with a large, natural playground surrounded by urban forest.
We offer half day and full day preschool programs for 3 and 4 years olds and a small after school program for kindergarten and grade one children attending Frank Hobbs Elementary. Our educators facilitate stimulating and engaging experiences that nurture each child’s sense of wonder, curiousity and innate desire to learn through play, exploration, discovery and creative expression.
We seek a positive, reflective Early Childhood Educator keen to join a strong team of educators at a centre where you will be valued for your innovation, collaboration, commitment to child-centered learning and keen interest to engage children with nature.
§ A B.C. License to Practice as an Early Childhood Educator
§ ECE Diploma or courses an asset
§ An acceptable criminal record check
§ A first aid certificate that meets the requirements set out in the provincial Child Care regulations
§ A letter from doctor verifying applicant is physically, mentally and emotionally fit to work with children in a demanding environment
§ Ability to implement the principles and practices of the BC Early Learning Framework
§ Ability to work collaboratively and supportively with our team of educators
§ Ability to establish and maintain positive, respectful relationships with children, staff members and families.
Hours: 30 – 40 hours/week
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Benefits: 3 weeks paid holidays (Winter and Spring breaks)
A comprehensive Extended Benefit Package
Continuing Education funding
Start Date: September, 2018
To apply, please forward resume and 3 references to:
Lynn Young, Director
Arbutus Grove Children’s Centre
3905 Haro Road
Victoria, B. C. V8N 4A6