Tansi Friendship Centre Society

Senior Early Childhood Educator


Job description

Tansi Friendship Centre Society is looking for a dedicated licensed Early Childhood Educator to join our team as the Senior Early Childhood Educator. The Senior ECE will be responsible for developing and delivering age-appropriate children's programming designed to meet the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of the children at the Pre-School level. They will also be responsible for guiding the Early Childhood Education Assistants in their duties.

Job Duties:

  • Organize and implement educational programming for young children, in support of their spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the TFCS Policy and Procedure manual
  • Present a positive and professional image of the organization during all interactions with outside agencies, staff, board of directors and community members
  • Ability to work with Aboriginal families, willingness to share and participate in cultural activities and ability to work independently or as a part of a team
  • Fostering of positive and constructive communication with parents daily
  • Establish, develop, and maintain respectful, positive support and relationships with all children, families, and staff
  • Has a clear understanding of wise practices relating to the development and care of children
  • Best practices and culturally supportive tactics with the children during their day-to-day tasks
  • Carry out developmentally appropriate activities that foster social, physical, emotional, cognitive, and creative development
  • Implementing both indoor and outdoor activities for young children; observe and record the development of children
  • Ensure that all areas at the centre are clean, safe, and orderly
  • Keep current of all health and/or social issues, trends, research, and practices impacting children and their families
  • Coordinate and maintain program through proactive planning
  • Create and maintain good public relations within the programs and community
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all information related to the centre, the children, and their families and all staff
  • Ability to maintain secure client file systems and maintain confidentiality
  • Always ensure safe and active supervision of children
  • Promote a welcoming and nurturing environment
  • Prepare observations and recordings for children and send reports to parents as needed
  • Provide monthly curriculum planning and delivery
  • Prepare a quarterly report to the board of directors
  • Consistently dependable for shifts, building solid routines with the team
  • Attend all staff meetings and the Annual General Meeting
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in all interactions
  • Maintain a professional image and demeanor with all employees, management and visitors at all times
  • Assist with other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • A valid ECE Certificate or Diploma and license to practice and/or ECE Certificate in BC
  • Demonstrated background in Early Childhood Development
  • Knowledge of Indigenous Culture, teachings and practices
  • Strong leadership skills that promote collaboration and learning
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point)
  • Understanding of the Community Care Facilities Act and Licensing Regulations
  • A valid Criminal Record Check for vulnerable persons
  • TB test clearance
  • Valid class 5 BC Driver's license

Skills and Abillities

Hours & Schedule

7:30am to 4:30pm - Monday to Friday

Start Date

Once Filled

Number of Vacancies

How to Apply

Submissions will be accepted until the position is filled

Pursuant to section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous

Please submit your cover letter, resume, and 3 references via email to: executivedirector@tansifcs.com

Application Deadline

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