The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired.
The District of Saanich is seeking an energetic and creative Licensed Preschool Assistant who will assist the Licensed Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the Exploring Our World Preschool Program at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre. The successful candidate will assist in the planning and implementation of the program and related special events including setup and clean-up of the room and equipment, lead children in activities as directed by the Instructor and provide program activity feedback to the Instructor. Requirements include completion of Grade 12 plus at least one course of basic early childhood education training in child development, child guidance or child and health, safety and nutrition from an educational institution; 3 months experience with working in early childhood; minimum 19 years old in accordance with Child Care Licensing Regulations; a statement signed by a medical practitioner indicating that the person is physically and psychologically capable of working with children and carrying out assigned duties in a community care facility; evidence that the person has complied with the Province’s immunization and tuberculosis control programs; current Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C and a satisfactory police information check.
The successful candidate will be required to work Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change).
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Saanich Recreation fills vacancies as needed through this competition and vacancies can occur throughout the year. Applicants will only be contacted when a vacancy occurs and the applicant has suitable skills, knowledge and ability.