Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Tlucha Child Care Centre
 Permanent Full Time Position

The Early Childhood Educator Assistant reports to the Childcare Manager and is responsible for providing care for infants and preschool to school age children in a culturally based program that encourages healthy development in children's mind, body, spirit and heath. The Early Childhood Educator Assistant works under the guidance of Early Childhood Educators to provide support and direct care to children.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists ECE staff in supervising and monitoring children in indoor and outdoor activities and during rest periods
  • Assists in planning, preparing and carrying out developmentally appropriate programs and activities
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Attends to children's physical needs, which may include diapering, toileting, eating and sleeping
  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods
  • Maintains records, reports problems or concerns to ECE staff
  • Keeps program facilities and equipment safe and clean, assist in housekeeping and cooking duties, reporting any repairs and concerns to ECE staff
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Grade 12 plus completion of an early childhood education course in child guidance, child health safety or nutrition, or child development and an Early Childhood Educator Assistant Certificate
  • One to three years’ experience in a child setting and/or an Aboriginal organization or community, working with children and families
  • First Aid certification acceptable to Child Care Licensing requirements
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Class 5 or 4 Driver’s License is an asset
  • Must provide Criminal Record Check and Drivers Abstract upon selection

Company: 

Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation

Location: 

Tofino

Contact Info: 

Submit your resume, and cover letter demonstrating how you meet these qualifications. Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted.

Deadline to apply is : Thursday, August 31, 2017 by 4:30pm

Submit your resume, covering letter, and references to:
Iris Frank  – Education Manager
  PO Box 18 Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0
Email: jobs@tla-o-qui-aht.org Fax: 250.725.3352
Or drop at the office in a sealed envelope at #1119 Pacific Rim Highway, Tofino