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Child care worker, daycare needed in Canada by Burnside Gorge Community Association 

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Child care worker, daycare needed in Canada by Burnside Gorge Community Association 

A Child Care Worker, or Daycare Worker, is responsible for maintaining a safe and fun environment for young children to preteens. Their duties include coming up with creative and educational activities, preparing and serving snacks to children and maintaining a clean environment for the children.

Job details

  •  Location: Victoria, BC
  •  Salary: 19.00 hourly for 16 to 24.25 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Part time
  •  Day, Morning
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Other benefits
  •  Vacancies: 3 vacancies

Child Care Worker duties and responsibilities

Child Care Workers are responsible for the well-being of the children under their care. They must monitor the children all day to ensure that they play and interact with one another in a safe and appropriate manner. Some of their typical duties include:

  • Ensuring the children have good hygiene and changing diapers as necessary
  • Cleaning interactive areas throughout the day
  • Preparing meals and snacks for the kids
  • Organizing activities and developing curriculum for older children
  • Developing a schedule for the children to maintain throughout the day
  • Keeping records of each child’s progress, interests and any problems that may occur
  • Maintaining contact with the children’s parents and contacting them in the case of an emergency

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Work setting

  • Child care centre
  • Urban area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Storytelling
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Knowledge of licensing regulations
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants

Supervision

  • 5-10 people

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Punctuality
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Parking available

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen, a permanent or a temporary resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply

By email

hannah@burnsidegorge.ca

Online:

Work with us

By mail

471 Cecelia Road
Victoria, BC
V8T 4T4

In person

471 Cecelia Road
Victoria, BC
V8T 4T4 Between 08:30 AM and 06:00 PM

How-to-apply instructions

Here is what you must include in your application:

  • Cover letter
This job posting includes screening questions. Please answer the following questions when applying:
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Advertised until

2023-01-18

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