Aboriginal Head Start Preschool Coordinator

Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society - Langley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Lower Fraser Valley Aboriginal Society (LFVAS) is accepting applications for an Aboriginal Head Start Preschool Coordinator for a licensed Aboriginal Head Start Preschool due to open September 2020.

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of this licensed preschool program including work plan implementation, supervision and scheduling of staff, coordination of resources, referrals and intakes, and data collection and reporting, ensuring the work is carried out consistently as per the vision, goals, mandate, objectives and policies of LFVAS and the Aboriginal Head Start Association of British Columbia (www.ahsabc.com) as well as Child Care Licensing Regulations.

TERM:
Start July 2, 2020, ongoing

HOURS OF WORK:
35 hours per week, hours may vary

WORK LOCATION:
Aldergrove

COMPENSATION:
$30.65 - $33.80/hour, commensurate with education and experience
Flexible health & wellness spending account
Staff development allowance and paid education leave
Self-directed matching savings plan after one year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess an Early Childhood Educator Certificate with license to practice
  • Infant Toddler Educator and Special Needs Educator certificate an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the provision of service to children is preferred
  • Certificate or diploma in Infant Development, Supported Child Development, Education Assistant, CYC or FNCYC preferred, particularly if incumbent does not possess a degree
  • Minimum three years’ experience managing a childcare setting and supervising ECE staff
  • Emergency Child Care First Aid with CPR/AED Level B (Infant/Child)
  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Must have Aboriginal cultural agility and understanding and knowledge of Aboriginal traditions and issues impacting on urban Aboriginal families
  • Must have reliable vehicle and a valid BC driver’s licence and provide a driver’s abstract

Please submit your resume, with a cover letter.

Position will remain open until filled.

We appreciate interest of all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. We encourage all qualified people to apply. Where applicants for a position are equally suitable, preference will be given to the Aboriginal applicant, please self-identify in cover letter.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $30.65 to $33.80 /hour

Experience:

  • managing a childcare setting: 3 years (Required)
  • Aboriginal cultural: 1 year (Required)
  • supervising ECE staff: 3 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Preferred)

Location:

  • Langley, BC (Preferred)

Licence:

  • ECE (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No