Preschool Assistant

Competition Number: 22015

Job Title: Preschool Assistant

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

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

Salary: $18.14/hr plus 13% in lieu of benefits

Posted Date: January 17, 2022

Last Modified: March 28, 2022, 3:49 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


The District of Saanich is seeking energetic and enthusiastic Preschool Assistants who will be responsible for assisting the Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the Eco Preschool with Gordon Head Recreation Centre located at either Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary or Beaver Lake Park. The successful candidate(s) will assist in the planning and implementation of the full year outdoor early childhood program including setup and clean-up of the room and equipment, lead children in activities as directed by the Preschool Instructor and provide program activity feedback to the Preschool Instructor.

Requirements include: completion of Grade 10; three months experience in related area of instruction; satisfactory Police Information Check; and current Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C. Must be an outdoor enthusiast who can smile in the rain! This is casual, on-call work to provide relief for sick leave and vacation coverage.

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.


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