Job Posting

Early Childhood Educator and Early Childhood Educator Assistant

Salary: $16.49 - $18.45/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Early Childhood Educators and Assistants (4214)
NOC Job Title: Early Childhood Educator
Expires in 11 days
Expires: 2020-02-29
Last Updated: 2020-01-21

Job Number: 606309

Job Location(s)

201-2949 Pandosy Street
Kelowna, British Columbia
V1Y 1W1, Canada

Job Description

Is Play Your Favorite Way of Learning?

The Opportunity: Early Childhood Educator


Are you looking for a career that will provide growth and advancement?

Do you want to be part of a dedicated team that provides best-in-class care and programming for families in the Okanagan

If the following sounds like a good day at work, then this job might be for you!

  • Plan, implement, lead, and evaluate specific expectations of curriculum to ensure YMCA Playing To Learn curriculum is maintained
  • Guide, coach, and provide feedback to educators during program times
  • Support and deal with sensitive member family experiences and situations, children's behaviors
  • Actively participate in programs with children, while being able to coordinate care and meet the demands of staff, children, and families
  • Establish and maintain positive daily communication and interaction with families, providing quality customer service and building meaningful relationships
  • Actively ensure licensing standards and safety standards are maintained for all child care settings and outings
  • Monitor and support children with difficult behaviors and coach staff accordingly
  • Actively participate and promote philanthropy through YMCA Association initiatives, including the Strong Kids Campaign and other events (i.e. Healthy Kids Day)
  • Execute behaviour care plans, utilizing a child-centered approach by engaging parents and educators and other YMCA staff
  • Assist with the development of staff

We'd love to hear from people with:

  • Early Childhood Educator education with Infant Toddler specialization certificate*
  • First Aid certificate
  • Must be 19 years of age
  • Completed Responsible Adult Certification
  • 1-year experience working with children
  • Class 4 driver's license (van transportation)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • *Paid educational opportunities may be available for Early Childhood Educator Diploma with Advanced Certifications in Infant Toddler and/or Supported Development

The YMCA's Commitment to Trust and Safety:

As part of a trusted charitable organization, you can expect to receive excellent services and safety training throughout your YMCA career. As the first step in your journey, you will be required to:

  • Provide 3 references of a professional in nature (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague)
  • Provide a satisfactory Criminal Record Check Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than [six (6) months] preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.


  • Location: YMCA Playing to Learn Child Care Centre at KSS & Little Scholars Child Care
  • Schedule: Full Time, Part Time and Casual roles available
  • Compensation:
  • ECE Supervisor: Starting at $18.45/hr with wage enhancement 
  • ECE- Assistant: $16.49
  • Full time employees are eligible for More Than Pay Benefits Package

What's next:

Applications can be submitted via ;or in person with cover letter and resume to the address below:

Debbie Banerjee, Manager Child Care Programs
201-2949 Pandosy Street,
Kelowna BC V1Y 1W1 



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