JOB TITLE: Early Childhood Educator Manager
Reports to: Director of Education
Salary Scale: TBD/Hourly
Department: Education
Deadline: July 06, 2020
Permanent full time position

The Early Childhood Educator Manager under the direction of the Director of Education, will primarily be responsible to develop pre-school and daycare policies, procedures, and best practices in accordance with legislation requirements. The candidate must possess ability to supervise and motivate a team to achieve and exceed their goals and is responsible for delivering programs of activities and opportunities that promote cultural, physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth for children aged 3-5. The position is responsible for aiding children in exploring interests, developing talents, building self-esteem and learning to share and interact appropriately with others. Songhees Nation offers a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees.

Competencies:
•Knowledge and experience working with First Nation Families and/or a willingness to learn about First Nation Culture
•Thorough mediation and conflict resolution skills
•Sound written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to exercise sound judgement and discretion whendealing with sensitive issues
•Ability to establish and maintain relationships with staff and collaborate effectively with internaland external funders to develop, manage, and evaluate programs and services
•Aptitude to recognize and respond effectively to various types of situations, including crisis orconflict, and able to react quickly with excellent judgement, diplomacy and tact
•Capable of working independently with limited direction, act on own initiatives, set priorities andmeet tight or changing schedules/deadlines
•Supervisory experience

Job Requirements:
•Valid ECE certification (infant/toddler license an asset)
•Valid First Aid Certification (Child Safe)
•Experience working with children aged 3-5 / Preschool
•Physically and mentally fit to work with the 3-5/preschool age group – with Doctor’s note, alsoup to date TB and Immunization records
•Experience in working with behavioural, or special needs (including speech and language)children is considered an asset
•Able to provide at least two references in regard to working with the 3-5 age group

Work Conditions:
•Extended periods of standing, bending/kneeling, playing
•Occasional meetings, training opportunities and/or conferences required

Please send resumes to:
Felicity Peters, Human Resource Manager
Songhees Nation
Phone 250-386-1043 ext.114
Email: Felicity.peters@songheesnation.com
JOB TITLE:
Early Childhood Educator Manager
Reports to:
Director of Education
Salary Scale:
TBD/Hourly
Department:
Education
Deadline: July 06, 2020