Licensed Early Childhood Educator
Early Years Team
Under the supervision of the Lead Early Childhood Educator and Director of Education, the Early Childhood Educator will mentor and support children ages one to five years old to enhance traditional values and culture in a safe and culturally relevant learning environment.
Pacheedaht First Nation is located 70 km northwest from Sooke on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our small community shares our territory with the small town of Port Renfrew. We are currently operating an Early Years Centre comprised of a preschool and daycare; we are anxious to hire a full-time certified Early Childhood Educator person to join our team.
There are several opportunities that you will benefit from as our successful candidate. We are looking for someone to develop and integrate culturally responsive curriculum appropriate for our K4 learners. As you monitor, teach and facilitate learning for our children, you will report directly to the Lead ECE. Our team, including the Lead Early Childhood Educator and Director of Education, and the successful candidate will meet weekly to ensure that we are doing everything we can to support all children in their learning. We support our families, keeping them informed, and collaboratively making referrals as needed. You will be encouraged and supported in your professional growth and provided with individualized coaching. Our belief is that we must support our Early Childhood Educator team to be the best so they in turn the best learning environment for our children.
The well being of our children is our central to the core of everything we do. We support them in the continuous development of a positive self-concept, problem solving and critical thinking skills. If you want to become an integral part of a dynamic and driven team; if you want to make a difference for children; this may be the position for you.
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and qualifications to satisfy licensing requirement:
- A Valid Early Childhood Educator Diploma with Infant and Toddler and Special Needs Certification as well as completed 500 hours requirement.
- Must provide a clear Criminal record check (within 6 months)
- Current Emergency Childcare First Aid
Excellent wages available; depending on experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send an updated cover letter and resume to the Pacheedaht Band Office with the title “EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR POSITION”
Attention: Tara Munro
Director of Education & Youth Services
Pacheedaht First Nation
Kalaid Street Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0
Phone (250) 647-5521
Fax (250) 647-5561
Or by email to: Taram@pacheedaht.ca