Temporary Supported Childcare
SFU Childcare is a place where:
• Children are valued for their ability to do meaningful work, their wonder and curiosity, their perspectives, and ability to play
• Families are valued for their bonds and traditions, their commitment to work, home and community, and their dreams for their children
• Staff are valued for their vision, their delight in children, their skill and knowledge, their commitment to families
HOW YOU FIT IN
We seek a Responsible Adult who is passionate, creative, intentional, caring and reflective in her/his work with children. As a Responsible Adult educator this person should be eager to grow their practice as a nurturer, learner, facilitator, celebrator and collaborator in the lives of young children and their families.
This position is a minimum of 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with a start date of June 14, 2017. This position is 4-6 hours per day on regular school days and 7.5 hours on non-instructional days and seasonal breaks, and includes split shifts. The end date of this position is dependent upon the return of the permanent staff member.
HIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
The most competitive candidates will meet the qualifications of a Responsible Adult: be at least 19 years of age; able to provide care and mature guidance to children; have completed a course or a combination of courses of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition; and have relevant work experience. We seek candidates who have: a predisposition for ongoing learning and personal growth; reflective work with children; an eagerness to collaborate with co-teachers; a disposition towards research and inquiry; experience designing curriculum that is co-learner, collaborative, inquiry based as reflected in the Early Learning Framework document. Ideal candidates also support inclusive approaches, are involved in community enrichment/volunteer experience and have a long-term commitment.
HOW TO APPLY
Please email or fax a cover letter, a resume outlining your experience and education (including two references), and copies of your BC License to Practice and current first aid certificate by June 13, 2017 to Jacky Hughes, Program Director. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate the position that you are applying for in the subject line and include all required documentation. We will contact only those applicants selected for an interview. SFU Childcare Society is an equal opportunity employer, pursuing diversity and valuing what diversity brings to the workplace. This position is open to applicants of any gender.
Starting salary for this position is $19.18 per hour with 100% family medical/single dental health coverage, pro-rated vacation entitlement of 4 weeks annually, sick leave benefits, transportation allowance, and outstanding professional development opportunities.
SFU Childcare staff are members of the BCGEU
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