Casual On-call Early Childhood Educator

Job Code: 3280539

Job Description

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New Westminster Schools Career Opportunity


Seamless Day Kindergarten


Under the direction and supervision of the District Vice-Principal or designate, the Early Childhood Educator (ECE) leads before or after school care and works in partnership with the Kindergarten teacher in the classroom. Knowledge of early childhood education is essential to this position.


  • Establishes positive working relationships with school staff, community partners, families, and children
  • Supports the transition of information between children, families, and classroom colleagues (second ECE and Kindergarten teacher)
  • Plans, coordinates and leads a quality licensed school-age group child care program for early primary students
  • Collaborates with the Kindergarten teacher, second ECE and other school staff to create a seamless transition for children moving between the child care program and the school day
  • With the classroom colleagues, plans and maintains a learning environment that promotes the health, security and well-being of children
  • Supports budget preparation and purchase and maintenance of supplies and materials
  • Attends meetings as requested
  • Maintains statistics for child care reports
  • Maintains the confidentiality of sensitive information seen or heard
  • Understands and acts in accordance with relevant policies and procedures from the school, district, Ministry of Education, Child Care Licensing Regulation, and WorkSafeBC
  • Maintains familiarity with Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)/Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
  • Completes ongoing professional development and maintains ECE Certificate to Practice

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Completed Post-Secondary Certificate or Diploma as an Early Childhood Educator. Preference given to those with a degree.
  • Valid Childsafe First Aid Certificate
  • Clear criminal record check and up to date Immunizations as required by the Child Care Licensing Regulation
  • Current Early Childhood Educator's Certificate to Practice from the BC government's ECE Registry
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent experience within a licensed child care setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the British Columbia Early Learning Framework and the Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework
  • Experience creating, organizing, planning and implementing an early learning program
  • Demonstrated evidence of strong communication skills (verbal, written and electronic formats) and ability to work as a part of a team with colleagues, parents and children

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree in ECE
  • Membership in the Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC)
  • Able to work with Pedagogical Narration as described in the Early Learning Framework
  • Understanding of the ethics of Early Childhood Education as described in the ECEBC Code of Ethics
  • Knowledge of Truth and Reconciliation and its application in Early Years settings and a commitment to the Truth and Reconciliations Calls to Action

Hours of Work & Salary:

Position 1: 28.75 hours per week, 6:45am to 1:00pm, Monday – Friday, while school school is in session

Position 2: 27.5 hours per week, 12:15pm to 6:15pm, Monday - Friday, while school is in session

Hourly Rate: $31.41 per hour (both positions)

Application Process:

To apply for this position, click on the APPLY ONLINE button at the bottom of the page. Please include your resume, including copies of certificates or diplomas and references..

School District No. 40 (New Westminster) is an equal opportunity employer. Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Search is a legislated requirement.

About New Westminster Schools

The New Westminster School District has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.

The City of New Westminster sits in the centre of Metro Vancouver between the larger communities of Burnaby, Coquitlam, Surrey and Richmond. Despite its location, the city is relatively small and has retained a strong sense of history and community. The total population is approximately 70,000 and is expected to grow to 84,000 by 2021.

The student population is reflective of the city’s population, with a full range of social and cultural backgrounds forming a diverse presence in our schools. In the Kindergarten to Grade 12 system, there are 6,385 students.

New Westminster Schools welcomes and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation through our hiring process, please include your accommodation request in the application email to

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Posted On
May 16, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
New Westminster
Multiple locations
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Additional Documents
  • Certificates & Diplomas