Early Childhood Educator – Full Time

Lax Kw'alaams Band

Posted 11 months ago

Date Classified: July 7, 2023
Business Unit: Preschool
Location: Lax Kw’alaams, BC 
Reporting to: Manager of Education

The Lax Kw’alaams Band and Preschool have an opening for a full-time Early Childhood Educator.
If you have a passion for Language and a gift for inspiring young minds, we are looking for you. You are someone who incorporates technology and hands-on learning experiences into the Preschool with enthusiasm.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Monitor the children, ensuring safe, healthy environment
  • Deliver curriculum education courses as required
  • Plan for class activities, including preparing food and snacks, daily lesson plans, identifying materials to implement class activities, preparing projects
  • Deliver high-quality, engaging instruction in the form of discussion, direct teaching, demonstrations and independent practice using various proven methods.
  • Maintain a safe, orderly and supportive environment by modelling expected behaviour and standards, promoting positive interactions and quickly addressing behaviours that are not in line within the policy.
  • Communicate with parents regularly about schedules, events and individual children’s needs.
  • Meet with parents during scheduled meetings as required
  • Improve skills and knowledge in childcare by regularly taking classes, attending workshops and discovering new methods of delivering exciting content for children
  • To assist the children coming to school and when leaving, helping with their clothing and belongings
  • Assist with schedule and programs
  • Oversee the loading and unloading off the school bus
  • Operate teaching tools and equipment while maintaining a safe, clean physical environment
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information seen or heard
  • May on occasion be required to perform other job related duties as assigned


  • Only candidates holding certification as a Early Childhood Educator (ECE) will be considered.
  • Is a passionate, dedicated educator who wants to help move our children to the next level.
  • Proven record of professionalism, punctuality, flexibility, dependability, and reliability.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently; must be able to schedule and prioritize work.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Able to deal with people sensitivity, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to embodying a healthy lifestyle.
  • The successful candidate will be asked to provide a current Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening and a valid driver’s license as a condition of employment.
  • Fully COVID vaccinated (at least 2 vaccines).

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages will be $25.00 per hour, less bi-weekly deductions.
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders.

Submission Deadline:

  • July 30, 2023
  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants ofIndigenous Ancestry
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human ResourcesDepartment: [email protected]
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