Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educator

Internal Employment OpportunitiesEarly Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educator

Permanent Full Time

North Vancouver - TWN Child and Family Development Centre

Community Development


$26.48 - $31.15 based on qualifications and experience

Job Summary: 

The Early Childhood Educator works under the direction of the Manager, Tsleil-Waututh Nation Child and Family Development Centre, the Head Teacher and in cooperation with staff to provide quality, inclusive, emergent child care and family support services.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

· Ensure the Centre meets all requirements of the Child Care Licensing Regulations on a daily basis.

· Plan, carry out, and assess emerging curriculum activities and experiences in harmony with the Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

· Child and Family Development Centre’s philosophy and Schedule D of the Child Care Licensing Regulation.

· Cooperate with management and staff to individualize the curriculum and family services.

· Ensure guidance of children that encourages positive self-esteem.

· Ensure positive communications with parents/guardians.

· Contribute to the on-going operation of the Centre.

· Facilitate a respectful conflict resolution process when dealing with difficult staff and parent/guardian issues.

· Implement a problem solving approach with practical solutions when faced with difficult situations.

· Maintain a neat, orderly and clean environment in all activity and program areas.

· Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the Centre, staff, children and their families.

· Perform other related duties as required.


· Early Childhood Educator Certificate and License to Practice.

· Infant/Toddler Certificate is an asset.

· Bachelors’ degree in related field is an asset.

· Previous experience working with children in a child care/recreation setting.

· Valid First Aid/CPR Certificate.

· Up-to-date record of immunizations and tuberculosis test.

· Statement from a medical practitioner indicating adequate physical and psychological capability to work with children and carry out assigned duties.

· Willingness to participate in work-related courses, seminars and training as required.

· Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.

· Self-motivated and proactive when dealing with conflicts.

· Must maintain regular attendance and be flexible to accommodate changing schedules.

· Previous experience working in a First Nations community and/or organization is preferred.

· Must successfully pass a Criminal Records Check – Vulnerable Populations.

Working Conditions: 

Physical Demands

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; reach and lift. Must be able to lift up to 15 kgs and move/react quickly to ensure the safety of children.

Mental Focus 

· This role requires the ability to manage a number of requests and situations at one time.

Environmental Conditions

· The work environment is active and noise levels vary from quiet to loud.


If this role interests you, please click the link below:

Early Childhood Educator

or send your cover letter and resume to: jobapplications@twnation.ca


We appreciate everyone’s interest in the role, however only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thank you.