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Posted: 
2024-06-14
Job Type: 
Full Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Vancouver
Educator, Early Childhood Education Centre Full-Time Fixed-term Contract 2024 - 2025 Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them. Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12, and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school including you. We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature. Crofton House School is seeking an exceptional early childhood educator to work with teachers in our Junior Kindergarten program. You will be part of a collaborative teaching team supporting the positive growth and development of young girls in the Crofton House School Early Childhood Education Centre. Fulfil your vision as an early childhood educator by joining this dynamic school community with motivated students, inspirational colleagues and supportive parents along with abundant resources and enriching professional development opportunities. Our play-based approach to teaching and learning is guided and enhanced by the principles of a student-centred, collaborative and inquiry-based focus to deepen learning for young students. This position is a fixed-term contract from the beginning of October 2024 to March 2026. Responsibilities: ? Work collaboratively as part of a dynamic team of early childhood educators who embrace school values of courage, creativity, and citizenship ? Teach the Junior Kindergarten program in a team-based approach ? Create the meaningful integration of a play based curriculum ? Plan and implement dynamic and interactive lessons ? Support ECE students in a variety of activities, supporting a play-based approach to learning ? Seek opportunities to embrace the outdoors to support student learning ? Support students in daily physical education ? Enhance the experience of diverse learners ? Support student learning with small group and individual instruction ? Assist students during non-instruction times (transitions, lunchtime, outdoor play) ? Gather documentation and assessment of young learners ? Establish a strong parent partnership ? Support our extended care program with a focus on working with our young learners ? Participate in an extensive co-curricular program Qualifications: ? Early Childhood Educator 5-year certificate ? Demonstrated experience as an early childhood educator ? Deep understanding of the power of play to support the growth of young learners ? Experience using the outdoors as a meaningful environment for learning ? Proven ability to work collaboratively ? Capacity to be creative, flexible, and patient ? Strong communication skills ? Dedicated attention to the care and safety of young children ? Commitment to the integration of school routines and learning in a childcare setting ? Highly organised with attention to detail Employment and Application Details: This role is scheduled to start at the beginning of October 2024. Employees of Crofton House School receive competitive compensation and support for professional, educational and leadership development. Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Compensation: $60,000 - $65,000 depending on experience. Please include the following with your application: ? A cover letter and current resume that outlines the exact dates of employment, the organization, job title, and responsibilities. If you have gaps in your employment history, please advise as to why. ? Please clearly identify your educational background and history of professional development related to this position. Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers . We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please. About Crofton House School Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them. Our approach supports the whole girl in her social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Girls are able to discover and pursue their own paths, developing the confidence and capacity to thrive and positively influence the world around them. Established in 1898, Crofton House has a long history of girl-centred education. Today, the School has over 900 students and almost 200 staff members learning, working and playing on our 10-acre campus in Vancouver.