Graham Bruce – School Age Childcare – Program Coordinator 1, Part-Time Permanent (#CH27-24-01)

May 7, 2024 | Career Opportunities, Early Years

Closing Date: 2024-05-17

Collingwood Neighbourhood House’s mandate is to promote the well-being of the Renfrew-Collingwood
community by providing leadership and working collaboratively with individuals, families, agencies and
other groups to develop and support inclusive, innovative, sustainable initiatives and services that
respond to the community’s social, educational, economic, health, cultural and recreational needs.

Department Overview

The Early Years department at CNH promotes and delivers quality of care and age-appropriate services
and programs to children and families in the Renfrew Collingwood Community. We value rewarding
partnerships with the families and children we serve. We believe that every child has the right to play
and learn in a safe and nurturing environment and that parents should be able to access affordable, high-quality, publicly funded, community-delivered services, that meet the needs of the family.

Job Overview

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Apply contemporary Early Childhood practices within a Reggio Emilia-inspired program
  • Lead a team to plan and implement a quality program for young children, maintain healthy
    relationships and communicate effectively and respectfully with children, families and colleagues.
  • Be familiar with the expectations and requirements of Community Care Licensing
  • Support each child’s holistic development using the BC Early Learning Framework
  • Demonstrate understanding of and respect for the competency of young children
  • Be aware of and work within the ECEBC Code of Ethics
  • Participate in ongoing professional development

Skills & Qualifications

  • Must be 19 years of age and eligible to work in Canada
  • SACC Certification, Early Childhood License to Practice or Responsible Adult Training required (SACC)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • Experience working in a licensed School Age Child Care Program
  • Must have or be willing to get a Criminal Record Check Clearance Letter
  • Current First Aid certificate required
  • Strong program planning, organizational, leadership and communication skills required
  • Understanding of Emergent Curriculum/Reggio Emilia Philosophy
  • Ability to work within a multicultural/intercultural environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Preference is given to candidates who are members of the Early Childhood Educators of BC (ECEBC)
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Job Details

  • Salary: $23.58-24.82 + ($6 Wage Enhancement per hour for ECE certified staff)*
    • (subject to improvement)
    • Extended health and dental benefits
    • Pension Plan
  • Schedule: 31 hours per week (Split shifts AM/PM, full time hours during school closures)
  • Start date: August 26th 2024
  • Location: Graham Bruce School Age Childcare Program (onsite at Graham Bruce Elementary
    3633 Tanner Street)

This is a unionized position covered by a Collective Agreement with CUPE Local 1936

Application Process

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with priority given to Canadian Citizens and
permanent residents. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not
consider your job application. As per the Collingwood Neighbourhood House Human Resources Policies
and Procedures, all factors being equal, first priority will be given to qualified local and internal
applicants. We encourage applicants with lived experience of structural inequity to apply, and in
particular those who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQ2IA+, and those living with a
visible or invisible disability.


Sabrina Bantog
Manager of Childcare Human Resources

Collingwood Neighbourhood House
5288 Joyce Street Vancouver, BC V5R 6C9

Please quote reference # CH27-24-01
CLOSING DATE: May 17th, 2024

APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. We thank all individuals who apply for this position and will be contacting shortlisted candidates directly.
No phone calls please.


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