JOB TITLE: Early Childhood Educator
Reports to: ELC Manager/Director of Education
Salary Scale: TBD/Hourly
Department: Education
Deadline: July 26th, 2019

Permanent full time position

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