Island Montessori is a non-profit preschool/daycare that has been serving Victoria children ages 30 months through 5 years and their families for over 40 years. We are located on the Saanich Pennisula and offer a beautiful rural setting surrounded by nature providing many opportunities for outdoor exploration and enjoyment.

We are currently searching for a full-time Integration Support Worker and After School Care/ECE person who would be interested in joining our dynamic group of educators. You would be responsible for providing classroom support and then supervising our After School Care program. This position would be effective immediately.

We offer a Montessori based approach to early childhood education, combining the principles and practices of Montessori with the emotional and social principles and practices of ECE. Our Vision statement is “To be champions of inclusive, caring and respectful early childhood education founded on Montessori principles and practices”. And our Mission is “To nurture every child’s love of learning while fostering their growing independence, confidence and self-esteem”.

Job Description
As a classroom support worker you will work as part of a dynamic team of educators providing support for children who may need extra help in the classroom for the daily routines and transitions. As an After School Care/ECE supervisor you will be responsible for ensuring the safety and well being of our students who are participants in our After School Care program. Under the direction of the Manager you will guide the children in their physical, emotional and social development through a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. You will plan and lead age appropriate programs that meet or exceed Island Montessori program expectations. You will provide positive role modeling for the children while creating an atmosphere of safety, belonging and security for each child.

Qualifications
An Early Childhood Education certificate(license to practice) is required. However, persons with their ECE-Assistant status certificate who are undertaking the ECE course will be considered.
Current First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain).

Salary:
Salary will range from $18.00 – $20/hr. Based on qualifications and experience.

Please visit our website for more information on our school. Applications can be emailed to Ms. Linda Hutchison at linda@islandmontessori.com. Please include your resume, a cover letter and at least two references. All applications will be treated as confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short listed candidates will be contact for an interview.