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Early Childhood Educator – Outdoor Preschool

Langley Forest School

Please view the information below for a detailed job description outlining the role and responsibilities. If you have any questions or would like to apply, please contact the organization directly and follow any application instructions as described within the job description details below.

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Job Description

Employment Type:

Part Time

Hours Per Week:

27.5

Working Hours:

8:30-2

Type of Child Care:

Preschool

Position Start:

September 2nd, 2022

JOIN OUR TEAM - EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR SEPTEMBER 2022 start - PART-TIME ~ $29hr starting wage (for those with limited or no outdoor experience and increases with experience and forest practitioner training qualifications if you have them.) This starting wage Includes ECE WE at $4/hr

LFS is seeking applications for an energetic, enthusiastic, creative, self-motivated Early Childhood Educator for our 100% OUTDOOR preschool program.

The successful candidate will be training with our ECE Forest Practitioners, organizing and implementing a stimulating, dynamic forest preschool programme that encourages a holistic view of child development. If you can envision yourself joining our team and submerging yourself completely outdoors for our preschool day, we would love to receive your application.

LFS is a play-based, place-based child-emergent, all outdoors, all-weather forest preschool that follows a September to June curriculum (with Spring and Winter Breaks off) for 3-5 year old children. This position is based in Williams Park in Langley, BC, Monday to Friday for 4 hours each day (9:30-1:30). There are additional paid daily prep hours so work day is 8:30 - 2. This job could also be 3 days per week (M.W,F) or 2 days per week (T,Th). There is an existing amazing team teaching partner for this (these) positions (s) LFS offers a competitive wage, paid vacation and sick days and holidays, clothing allowance, professional development opportunities, with time and supplies to implement program-specific strategies, all in a close-knit community school with a strong Board and Operations team.

If there is a qualified applicant who can provide a strong commitment to the school, LFS may be able to arrange funds for the right candidate to obtain forest practitioner training.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, three references and your resume to hr@langleyforestschool.com before Tuesday July 5, 2022.

Qualifications:

Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Validated ECE -holds a license to practise. May consider an ECEA who intends to complete ECE in future

Must have or be willing to obtain STANDARD or higher first aid training.

Must satisfactorily complete a criminal record check. 
Excellent level of written and spoken English.
Must be capable of working in a team environment.

Required Experience:

Forest Canada pedagogy understanding an asset.

Forest Practitioner training is a huge asset.

Salary & Benefits:

~ $29hr starting wage (for those with limited or no outdoor experience and increases with experience and forest practitioner training qualifications if you have them.) This starting wage Includes ECE WE at $4/h

Details

Name of Facility:
Langley Forest School
Region:
Fraser Health
Contact Info:
Carol LaJeunesse
Phone: 604 888-8555
hr@langleyforestschool.com
Address:
Langley, BC
V1M 2R6
Posted On:
June 20th, 2022

Application Information

Closing Date:
July 5th, 2022
Instructions:

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a cover letter, three references and your resume to hr@langleyforestschool.com before Tuesday July 5, 2022.

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