School Age Care Worker

School Age Care Worker

Collingwood School is a coeducational day school located on two campuses in West Vancouver, BC.

Our vision is socially responsible students pursuing passions for a better world. We are committed to contributing positively to our local and global communities, environmental stewardship, and supporting the wellbeing, and inclusion of all people. Through the pursuit of passions, students will find their unique purpose in the world.

At Collingwood, we seek faculty and staff who live our values of courage, curiosity and community to be in service of others and, who are inspired by our mission to inspire and support young people for meaningful lives.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring a barrier-free work environment. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers, from BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color), persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ (persons of all sexual orientations and genders). If you are an applicant with a disability, we will work with you to make reasonable workplace accommodations you may need for your best work performance.

We are looking for an experienced School Age Care Worker to join our Wentworth Campus (JK – Grade 7). This position will work within the school age program and facilitate activities for children ages K-5.  The ideal candidate will be a passionate and committed educator who will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the many facets of school life. It is a Temporary Contract position from September 7, 2022, to June 25, 2023, and with the possibility of continuing in the future.  Working hours are 10 per week: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:15 am to 9:05am and Wednesday from 7:15 am to 9:50 am.

What you will do:

  • Follow the licensing regulations and School Age Care handbook.
  • Interact directly with the children and staff members
  • Assist with the planning and set up of the School Age Care rotational classes.
  • Establish and maintain positive communication with parents.
  • Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all activity areas.
  • Ensure that all safety and supervision standards are implemented and maintained according to licensing and Collingwood requirements.
  • Release children only to those authorized by parent/guardian.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to Collingwood School, the children, their families, and staff.
  • Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and professionalism at all times
  • Ensure fire, earthquake and wildlife sighting drills are up to date

What you need:

  • First Aid certificate
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Minimum age requirement of 19
  • Courses/Degree/Certificate (at least 20 hours in duration) in child development, guidance health and safety or nutrition and preferably an ECE diploma or certificate
  • Experience working with children in a child care setting ( as an Assistant ECE) with ECE certification.
  • Excellent management, organizational, interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Creative flexibility and ability to work in a student-centred environment
  • Ability to build collaborative and effective relationships with students, staff, parents and the community
  • Canadian residency and legally entitled to work in Canada

Our “Must Haves”

  • Respect, dignity and inclusion for all members of the community
  • Collaborative mindset and courageous approach to adversity
  • Demonstrated communications skills (oral and written)
  • Creative “out-of-the-box” thinker
  • Flexible and adaptable and embraces change
  • Proven work ethic with the utmost integrity
  • Enthusiasm, eagerness and genuine interest in all aspects of the school’s success
  • Self-awareness, with a desire for constant self-improvement (goal-oriented)

We offer professional development opportunities, competitive salaries, and health and wellness initiatives, along with one of the most beautiful locations in Canada to work!

If this role is a good fit, we would love to hear from you!  Please submit a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position along with your resume, including three employment references, by May 31, 2022 to https://can61e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/cws/Posting/View/508

We sincerely thank all applicants for your interest however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please visit our website for more information about our school.

To apply for this job please visit can61e2.dayforcehcm.com.

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