Under the supervision of the Lead Early Childhood Educator and Director of Education, the Early Childhood Educator will mentor and support the growth and development of children ages one to five years old, in ways that promote traditional values within a safe and culturally relevant learning environment.
Pacheedaht First Nation is located 70 km northwest from Sooke on the west coast of Vancouver Island. Our small community shares our territory with the small town of Port Renfrew. We are currently operating an Early Years Centre comprised of a preschool and daycare; we are eager to hire a full-time, certified Early Childhood Educator to join our team.
The successful candidate will be provided with a variety of opportunities for growth and development in this role, supported by individualized coaching. You will develop and integrate culturally responsive curriculum appropriate for our K4 learners, working collaboratively with parents and caregivers to keep them informed and support referrals to other services if needed. As you monitor, teach and facilitate learning for our children, you will report directly to the Lead ECE. Our team, including the Lead ECE, Director of Education, and the successful candidate, will meet weekly to ensure that we are provided the best services possible. Our belief is that we must support our Early Childhood Educator team to be the best, so they in turn, can provide the best learning environment for our children.
The well-being of our children is central to everything we do. We support them in the continuous development of a positive self-concept, problem solving and critical thinking skills. If you want to become an integral part of a dynamic and driven team; if you want to make a difference for children; this may be the position for you.
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and qualifications to satisfy licensing requirement:
A Valid Early Childhood Educator Diploma with Infant and Toddler and Special Needs Certification as well as completed 500 hours requirement.
Must provide a clear Criminal record check (within 6 months)
Current Emergency Childcare First Aid
Excellent wages available; depending on experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send an updated cover letter and resume to the Pacheedaht Band Office with the title “EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR POSITION”
Attention: Tara Munro
Director of Education & Youth Services
Pacheedaht First Nation
Kalaid Street Port Renfrew, BC V0S 1K0 phone (250) 647-5521
Fax (250) 647-5561
Or by email to: Taram@pacheedaht.ca