Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, Values and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient and staff safety is a priority and responsibility shared by everyone. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, acts cooperatively with parents and multidisciplinary teams to enhance developmental gains of children in an inclusive play-based child care program.



Certificate in Early Childhood Education from a recognized post-secondary institution and a Special Needs Education certificate. Valid Licenses to practice in BC as an Early Childhood Educator and Special Needs Educator. Three to five years recent related experience working with children with special needs. Valid First-Aid Certificate.


  • Ability to organize work.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal effectively with others.
  • Ability to orient, instruct, and evaluate students and volunteers.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Functional use of alternative modes of communication such as sign language.
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Additional information for applicants
Please be advised that as per the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) ECE wage enhancement funding you will receive an hourly top up of $4.00 per hour, which is in addition to your hourly base wage.
Additional Clauses
Vaccination Notification: As of October 12, 2021, only applicants that are fully vaccinated (7 days past their second dose of vaccine) are able to work in the facility. If you are offered employment it will be contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registry is required. If proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer of employment is rescinded.