Valhalla Children’s Centre & Appledale Children’s Centre are hiring! We’re looking for a Licensed Early Childhood Educators who will give our community and children a whole lotta love and support.

You might be our ideal Educator if you are…

 

  • ECE License to practice

 

  • experience with children 2.5 yrs. to school age

 

  • cleared criminal record check

 

  • current first aid certification

 

  • proven ability to work as a team and independently

 

  • ability to manage a centre & building

 

  • knowledge of Licensing Regulations

 

  • knowledge of Reggio influenced “curriculum” an asset

 

Our ardent desire is to find applicants who have a passion for the outdoors, a love of children, and the desire to create something long lasting in our community. Valhalla Children’s Centre has been running as a childcare centre for over 17 years, Appledale Children’s Centre is approaching its 50th year in operation and both have seen many a child grow and learn within their walls. We wish to continue this tradition of quality childcare and learning by making an opportunity for employment that ultimately will build a sustainable foundation in our facilities.

Our centres are approximately 15 kms apart and are both looking for ECEs to take on multiple days a week plus be available for vacation and sick leave of current staff. We are working together to create an attractive position for someone so that both centres can continue to support our communities.

Valhalla Children’s Centre is a fully functional and operating daycare with a capacity for 16 children under our existing license. We currently operate an 8-1 ratio at present, with 3 day a week service for parents. Our hours are 8:30-4pm and with further staffing we look to providing longer hours for working parents. Our wish is to provide 5 day a week service to parents of the Slocan Valley.

Appledale Children’s Centre is operating 5 days a week with a capacity of 8 children under our License. We also operate an 8-1 ratio. Our hours are 8:30 to 4pm. We are looking for a warm and competent individual to work few days weekly.

Both Centres have a full kitchen, multiple play areas/rooms, a large fenced outdoor play area complete with play structures and all the small wares such as toys, art supplies, furnishings etc. ready for your creativity and ideas. This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic individual who wants to hit the ground running! We look forward to meeting you!

 

The positions are part time with competitive pay with the possibility to become one (1) full time position.

For more information please call/email Miryam Bishop at 250-355-2484/ coordinator@wegcss.org  or

Huguette Marr at 250-226-7844/ appledaledaycare@telus.net

 

Please apply with a cover letter and resume to coordinator@wegcss.org and appledaledaycare@telus.net . This posting is on-going until filled.