Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Position

Island Kids Academy is currently hiring an EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR at our View Royal location in Victoria, BC. We are seeking applicants with current ECE or IT certificates to practice in BC, or who are within a few months of completion.

[Job Summary]

Position Title: Early Childhood Educator (ECE)

Positions Available: 1

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $18-$20 per hour dependent on experience/education

Work Schedule: 35-40 hours per week

Working Hours: We are open Monday to Friday, 7:15-5:30. Employees work varying 7-8 hour shifts within this time frame.

Benefits: 10 days paid vacation per year initially; Staff discount on childcare at our facilities;

Options for group benefits (medical & dental benefits), RRSP, sick days, BC transit

Position Type: Permanent, full time

Required Language: English

[Job Duties & Responsibilities]

 To follow Island Kids Academy’s philosophy and guidance methods;

 To work with a team of educators to create and implement childcare activities for children between 10 months and 5 years old;

 To plan and organize activities that promote the children’s physical, mental, and social development, and ensure that it is appropriate for the age level;

 To lead these activities through, for example, interactive, educational games which include physical games, telling stories, performance, singing, and art projects;

 To make sure that the children are treated with respect and that the developed programs meet their needs to develop;

 To follow and maintain the daily routines and shift schedules at our business;

 To be able to communicate daily with parents about various aspects of the care given to their children, including each child’s progress or problems they may have;

 To help teach children how to develop proper eating, social and toilet habits;

 To keep the children’s area clean, comfortable, and safe;

 To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the children;

 To be aware of the program requirements and ratio, and be able to provide; supervision to at least 4 infants or 8 preschool-aged children throughout the day

 Supervisory positions have further duties to be outlined in an interview with a potential candidate.

[Work Location & Information]

Island Kids View Royal Ltd.

286 Island Highway, Victoria, BC, V9B 1G5

Phone: (250) 381-2929

Fax: (250) 381-2954

Website: www.islandkids.ca

The successful candidate will be working at our facilities in the View Royal region of Victoria, BC, at the address listed above.


[Skills & Education Requirements]

 Minimum college diploma in early childhood education (ECE);

 Licence to practice in BC as an Early Childhood Educator (ECE) licence or Infant Toddler Educator;

 First Aid Certificate (valid or intent to obtain);

 Experience in Early Childhood Education an asset but not mandatory;

 Criminal Record Check will be conducted.

[How to Apply]

By email: employer@islandkids.ca

By mail or in person: Send or bring resume to the address listed above.

By phone: Megan Seiferling at (250) 381-2929 ext. 25.

By fax: (250) 381-2954

Although listed, phone calls regarding the job offer are not preferred. We thank all those who apply, but only appropriate candidates will be contacted for the interview.Thank you for your interest in the position!