Arbutus Grove Children's Centre



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)

                    Sick Leave

                    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