Early Leaming Centre: Permanent full-time position

Reports to: ELC Manager/Director of Education

Salary Scale: TBD/Hourly

Department: Education Deadline: July 26th2019

The Early Childhood Educator 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 when

dealing with sensitive issues

• Ability to establish and maintain relationships with staff and collaborate effectively with internal and external funders to develop, manage, and evaluate programs and services

• Aptitude to recognize and respond effectively to various types of situations, including crisis or

conflict, and able to react quickly with excellent judgement, diplomacy and tact

• Capable of working independently with limited direction, act on own initiatives, set priorities and meet tight or changing schedules/deadlines

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

• 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 1100 Admirals Rd, Victoria BC V9A 2P6

Phone 250-386-1043 ext.114 Email: Felicity.peters@songheesnation.com