DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society Surrey, BC
Title: Early Childhood Education Assistant
Status: Temporary, Part Time
Hours: 12 Hours/Week
Schedule: Monday - Thursday (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Wage: $19.66 - $22.90
Start Date: September 7, 2021
End Date: March 31, 2022
Date Posted: July 26, 2021
Closing Date: Open until filled.
We are currently recruiting for the role of Early Childhood Educator Assistant to join our team in Surrey, BC. The Early Childhood Educator Assistants will be supporting our morning classes responsible in assisting senior staff with child-minding to refugee and immigrant children while their parents and grandparents participate in programming in the Settlement, Community Programs and RISE departments.
Assist senior staff in monitoring children in indoor and outdoor activities and during rest periods;
Under supervision of senior staff, conduct activities with children such as telling stories, teaching songs and leading discussions;
Assist with the planning, preparation and carrying out developmentally appropriate programs and activities;
Be alert and responsive to children’s needs at all times;
Foster a caring, safe and positive learning environment;
Ensure the safety and hygiene of all children;
Immediately report any instances of child neglect and/or abuse to the supervisor.
Qualified Candidates will possess:
Completion of Grade 12, and currently enrolled in an Early Childhood Education Certificate program or completing work experience required for licensing;
At least 6 months of previous experience working with children in a group childcare setting;
Previous multicultural or cross-cultural experience;
Capability of understanding developmental indicators and be highly sensitive to the needs of young children;
High degree of comfort around communicating with staff, children and parents/caregivers, as applicable;
Standard first aid training and CPR training are considered an asset.
This position requires union membership. A Criminal Record Check is a requirement of employment.
To apply, please upload your resume and cover letter as separate attachments. Please note that only Word or PDF formats can be accepted. As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a short questionnaire. Please ensure all questions are answered.
To view all opportunities at DIVERSEcity visit www.dcrs.ca/work-with-us/.
This position is based in our Surrey office and is a blend of remote and in-person services. DIVERSEcity has implemented new safety procedures for in-office and in-person work, to view our safety plan, please visit https://www.dcrs.ca/news/diversecity-re-opening-plan/. Successful candidates will be provided with the training and equipment to safely carry out their duties, ensuring the best protection for our staff and clients.
DIVERSEcity is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and visible minorities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process may contact our HR department at (firstname.lastname@example.org). Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is a registered charity devoted to helping newcomers. For 40 years we have focused on providing specialized services newcomers to find employment, learn English, find housing, deal with family challenges, work through mental health issues and access medical care. DIVERSEcity is a client-centred organization committed to quality and accountability. We value growth, respect, integrity and compassion. To learn more about DIVERSEcity visit us at www.dcrs.ca/.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this opportunity; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.