Preschool Assistant - Nature Preschool

Competition Number: 22192

Job Title: Preschool Assistant - Nature Preschool

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

Position Type: Casual Position (CUPE Local 2011)

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

Posted Date: June 10, 2022

Last Modified: June 10, 2022, 2:30 pm

Status: Open Until Filled


The District of Saanich is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Preschool Assistant who will be responsible for assisting the Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the Nature Preschool Program at Beaver/Elk Lake.  The successful candidate 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 with vulnerable sector; and current Emergency First-Aid and CPR Level C. Must be an outdoor enthusiast who will adapt to all types of weather while educating children outside.  

The successful candidate will be available to work the anticipated hours of Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. from September to June, with the possibility of shifts throughout the summer months (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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