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Friday, March 03, 2017

Job Order # fsj395
Date Posted: March 03, 2017
Full/Part-time: On Call
Employer/Location: North East Native Advancing Society
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Responsible Adult/Childminder (1+)
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: Salary range will be based on experience and industry standards
Qualifications: All applicants should possess:
  • Be responsible adults who have experience and understanding of working with children of diverse cultures within structured childcare programs.
  • Possess a valid First Aid certificate, also specialized certification such as Child Safe, or willing to obtain.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to build strong relationships with community members, parents, and children.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and email.
  • Acceptable criminal record check.
  • Drivers License and current abstract are required.

Individuals of Aboriginal ancestry are encouraged to apply.

Local (Peace Region) applicants will be considered first.

Duties: North East Native Advancing Society is a non-profit charitable organization that provides holistic human resource development programs and services to First Nation, Status, Non-status and Inuit persons residing in Northeastern BC. 

Reporting to the Society's Manager, the following roles will include but not be limited to: 

  • Preschool and child care programs are based on children's interests and learning needs, and include the use of individual, small and large group activities, indoor and outdoor play, learning centres, outings and field trips. Activities are varied frequently and are designed to accommodate individual children's unique abilities.
  • Out-of-school care programs include activities designed to complement the school program, provide recreational and artistic opportunities and meet the unique needs of the children. Educators and caregivers in these environments are responsible for providing a safe, secure, relaxing and fun place for children. 
  • Assist with development and implementation of programs designed to meet children's social, physical, intellectual, creative, cultural, emotional and developmental needs and interests in a play-based environment.
  • Plan, organize and implement childcare activities collaboratively with the ECE team of workers.
  • Build children's social and interpersonal skills and positive self-concept by establishing routines and positive guidance policies that allow children to feel secure, comfortable and safe.
  • Establish and maintain good communication with children's families and community agencies involved in children's development.
  • Attend to children's arrival and departure times.
  • Provide play experiences in a variety of areas (such as music, dramatic play, art, science, water and literacy).
  • Provide nutritional snacks and meals.
  • Provide quiet rest time or nap time, and may include outdoor play and field trips.
  • Ensure that the centre or program maintains all health, licensing and safety standards at all times.
  • Other duties as required.
How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume with references.
  • Cheryl Testawitch, Quality Assurance Officer
    North East Native Advancing Society
    10328-101 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC  V1J 2B5
  • Tel:  250-785-0887
  • Fax:  250-785-0876
  • Email: ctestawitch@nenas.org

Closing Date:  Until Filled

While we appreciate all applications, only those short-listed will be contacted.