Victoria Native Friendship Centre
Employment Opportunity
Early Childhood Educator (ECE) for XaXe SŦELIT ̵̱̱KEL Daycare Centre
Under the supervision of the Daycare Team Leads the ECE/IT instructor will mentor and support children ages zero (0) and five (5) years old to enhance traditional values and cultures in a safe and culturally relevant early learning environment.

DUTIES: including but not limited to, others may be assigned
▪ Develop and implement cultural curriculum for children that include activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use, providing opportunities for creative and cultural expression through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical fitness, and taking the children to local points of interest
▪ Observe and monitor children’s developmental progress and report to any concerns to the Daycare Team Leads
▪ Discuss progress of children with parents and Daycare Team Leads
▪ Attend meetings and workshops to develop and discuss new teaching methods may supervise and co-ordinate the activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistant
▪ Plan, carry out and assess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that promote the well-being of each child, and that respect and reflect the diverse needs of children
▪ Ensure guidance of children’s behaviors that encourages positive self-concept
▪ Represents the XaXe STELITKEL Daycare and VNFC in a respectful manner always
▪ Is available and receptive to professional development training

▪ Experience working in Indigenous communities and with Indigenous organizations
▪ Experience in inclusive childcare settings working with children, families, and other professionals
▪ Strong understanding of how Indigenous culture and history affects parenting and families
▪ Knowledgeable with Indigenous intergenerational trauma and the effects of trauma
▪ Excellent facilitation and communication skills
▪ Food safe would be considered an asset
▪ Moe the Mouse Training would be considered an asset
▪ Physical requirement – The incumbent must spend a major portion of the work hours standing, walking, and/or lifting heavy objects
▪ The incumbent is required to do a great deal of stretching and bending, and potentially in awkward positions

▪ A Valid ECE/IT Certificate
▪ Must provide a clear vulnerable sector Criminal record check (within 3 months) form can be located at
▪ Current First Aid
SALARY: $20.47 to 21.47per hour
XaXe STELITKEL Childcare Centre is part ECE BC Wage Enhancement
HOURS: Monday to Friday 35 hours per week;
Must be flexible to work various shifts between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm
TERM: Regular full time
START: As Soon As Possible
Please submit your resume and cover letter attention to:
XaXe STELITKEL Childcare Centre
(email to or drop off in person to the daycare building located behind the main building)
No phone calls please, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
Qualified applicants will be called in for interview as resumes are received
Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.
Victoria Native Friendship Centre
231 Regina Ave. Victoria, BC V8Z 1J6
Telephone: (250) 384-3211 / Fax Number: (250) 384-1586