On Call Early Childhood Educators – posting is ongoing

About this Opportunity

University of Victoria Child Care Services is building a casual, on-call pool of certified early childhood educators. You set your availability so you can maintain your work, academic and life balance.

These are casual on-call positions in CUPE 951—shifts and hours vary and are dependent on operational requirements.

Pay is currently $22.34 per hour (subject to change as collective bargaining is in process)

Job Summary

The Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Substitute works as a member of the child care centre team to provide relief staffing when regular child care staff are absent, providing nurturing care and education to children from infancy to pre-kindergarten age in one of our 7 child care cnetres, working in ratio in the program under the general supervision of one of the child care centre ECE Supervisors or the Child Care and Family Centre Assistant Manager.  The ECE Substitute embraces the department’s philosophy and policies, the BC Early Learning Framework (2019), and all provincial regulations to maintain a standard of care that contributes to the Child Care Centre’s philosophy and overarching ethos.

All staff who work in UVic Child Care Services must be immunized in accordance with the childhood immunization schedule. The ECE Substitute must also possess sufficient stamina for full-time work in a busy full day child care centre. The position is physically demanding and includes lifting (if working in Infant/Toddler Centre lifting of children up to 20 kg. will be on a repetitive basis), crouching, bending, standing, outdoor play, and sitting on floor.

Specialized Knowledge/Education:

  • Current Early Childhood Educator Certificate (issued by the ECE Registry of BC);
  • Strong knowledge of the BC Early Learning Framework (2019) and ability to implement into practice;
  • Strong knowledge of current BC Child Care Licensing Regulations;
  • Current first aid certificate;
  • Ability to provide a clear criminal record check
  • Documentation of compliance in the immunization program per Ministry of Health guidelines (childhood immunizations).

For more information please visit: https://uvic.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/4241

For additional questions please contact: Kim Ainsworth, Manager of Child Care Services at kainsw@uvic.ca or (250) 721-6656.