Early Childhood Educator

Location: Vancouver

Date posted 10 Mar 2017

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Ad ID: 106008

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Company: Urban Kids Montessori School Inc. / Urban Kids Montessori -  Clayton


Business information: The mission of Urban Kids Montessori is to tie family, school and community together in a warm, nurturing and multi-cultural environment where students, families, and staff feel comfortable and connected.

 Urban Kids Montessori is proud to offer well-rounded curriculum that combines Early Childhood Education and Montessori values.


Business address: Unit #103 - 8501 162nd Street Surrey, BC V4N 1B2


Work Location:


Clayton Heights – Surrey:Unit #201 - 19188 72nd Avenue Surrey, BC V4N 1M9 and

Fleetwood – Surrey:Unit #103 - 8501 162nd Street Surrey,BC V4N 1B2


Type of Employment: Full time - Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • 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
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours



-Education: A bachelor's degree OR college diploma in early childhood education is required

-Experience:  Experience is an asset

-Valid ECE or ECEA (Early Childhood Educator Assistant) license is required

-Able to work independently.

-Well developed interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication.

-First Aid Certificate required

-CPR Certificate required



       Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

-Repetitive tasks

-Physically demanding

-Attention to detail

-Combination of sitting, standing, walking

-Bending, crouching, kneeling


Personal Suitability

-Excellent written communication

-Excellent oral communication


-Interpersonal awareness

-Effective interpersonal skills



-Values and ethics

-Team player



Children's Ages:

5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Up to 12 years


Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 hourly – 40 hours per week


Benefits: Extended medical insurance, Dental Insurance. We also provide uniforms and discounted child care (50%)


Important Information:

Monday to Friday Only 8 hours per day between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.



Apply by e-mail to: info@urban-kids.ca

Apply by mail to: Unit #201 - 19188 72nd Avenue Surrey, BC V4N 1M9

Apply by fax: 604-372-2111

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