Licensed Preschool Instructor

Competition Number: 29.18

Job Title: Licensed Preschool Instructor

Department: Parks and Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre - Exploring Our World Preschool

Position Type: Auxiliary (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $22.68/hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: February 8, 2018

Last Modified: February 9, 2018, 8:48 am

Status: Open Until Filled


The competition will remain open until a successful candidate is hired. 

The District of Saanich is seeking an energetic and creative Licensed Preschool Instructor who will be responsible for the planning, management and instruction of the Exploring Our World licensed preschool at Gordon Head Recreation Centre.  The successful candidate will plan, manage and implement a 10 month licensed preschool program for children ages 3-5 years, provide written and verbal communication and feedback to parents on a regular basis, and conduct ongoing program evaluations.  The successful candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of the philosophy and fundamentals of instruction for preschool aged children. 

Requirements include completion of Grade 12 plus one year post secondary in Early Childhood Education; six months experience in program delivery for 3-5 year olds; 3 months experience in working in licensed care; 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 Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., September to June.

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