Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Website Island Metis Family &

Island Métis Family & Community Services Society (“IMFCSS”) provides a variety of support programs to Métis children and families living in the greater Victoria area. The Island Métis Child Care Centre incorporates culturally relevant, Métis-specific programming including local Elders, Culture Keepers and community members with 41 new licensed child care spaces. Currently, IMFCSS is accepting employment applications for the following position.

Early Childhood Educator Assistant
(Full Time, Permanent)

Qualifications:
• Valid BC ECEA Certificate.
• Valid Childcare First Aid Certificate (and CPR).
• Ability to work collaboratively with diverse families and population including: Elders, Métis community members and agencies, with a client/family-centered approach.
• Clear criminal record check.
• Three written current references.
• Up to date immunization information.

Experience:
• Strong team player.
• A combination of relevant experience working with children.
• Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and child growth and development.
• Strong verbal communication skills.
• Knowledge of Métis and other Indigenous Cultural Practices and traditions an asset.

Benefits:
• Union membership (required).
• Competitive extended healthcare benefits package
• Pension
• Vacation pay/sick days
• Professional Development opportunities
• Closed all statutory holidays
• Accessible location.
• New, beautiful, natural centre.

Location:
• Island Métis Child Care Center located at 1581 Church Avenue, Victoria.

A complete Job Description can be provided upon request.

Schedule of work is 35 hours per week, performed Monday to Friday within the hours of 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Schedule to be set in collaboration with the Child Care Manager and based on program need. Hourly rate based on JJEP Wage Grid, Level 6, Step 1 starting at $19.66 per hour, pending JJEP classification.

In accordance with Section 41 of the Human Rights Act, preference may be given to persons of Métis ancestry. This position is open to male, female and gender diverse applicants.

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume, clearly outlining how they meet all of the above qualifications for this position to:
Childcare Manager, Kari-Anne Barr.

This posting is open until the positions are filled.

To apply for this job please visit kari-anne.