ECE Child Minders - LINC program

Two Positions: 15 and 28 hours per week.

Job Overview:

The Little Mountain Neighborhood House ECE Child Minder is responsible for preparing, planning and implementing a quality age appropriate program in accordance with the Community Care Facilities Licensing Regulations and the developmental needs of the newcomer children. We are looking for 2 people who are warm, happy, patient, energetic, reliable, and likes working in a multi-ethnic environment.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Develop and implement a daily program schedule that includes indoor activities that are: active, quiet, and individual and group based for children age 18 months to 5 years using the BC Early Learning Framework.
  • Create an environment that fosters positive self-concept and reflects the cultural diversity of the children.
  • Ensures the continuing safety and security of the children.
  • Orient parents to the program and direct them to the appropriate resources when needed.
  • Work with a team to maintain healthy relationships and communicate effectively and respectfully with children, families and colleagues.
  • Be familiar with the expectations and requirements of Community Care Licensing.
  • Write program reports and reports on progress, behavior and other issues.
  • Inform, guide and support other program staff and volunteers as required.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings and workshops.
  • Communicate with language teachers and administrative staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Valid Early Childhood Education Certificate.
  • Demonstrated experience working with newcomer children.
  • Current First Aid and Criminal Record Certificate required.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in the team environment.
  • Ability to communicate and problem solve effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with people from differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  • Second language is an asset.

Please send a cover letter and resume quoting ECE Child Minder to:
Susan Schachter, Settlement Services Manager

Email: Susan

Thank you to all who apply. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.