Licensed Preschool Assistant

Competition Number: 22016

Job Title: Licensed Preschool Assistant

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre

Position Type: 1-2 Casual Positions (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $20.32/hr plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: January 17, 2022

Last Modified: March 28, 2022, 3:48 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


The District of Saanich is seeking energetic and enthusiastic Licensed Preschool Assistants who will be responsible for assisting the Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in Exploring our World at Gordon Head Recreation Centre. The successful candidate will ensure the safety and well-being of participants, and will communicate and work cooperatively with participants, parents, the Licensed Preschool Instructor and supervisors.

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 or 20 hours of Recreation Leader training in child development and behavior management; 3 months experience with working in early childhood; minimum 19 years old in accordance with Child Care Licensing Regulations; current Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check from the Ministry of Justice no older than 6 months; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate(s) will work varying hours Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change).

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.