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Tsawwassen First Nation

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Job Description

Employment Type:

Full Time

Hours Per Week:


Working Hours:


Type of Child Care:


Position Start:

As soon as possible

Position Ends:

June 30th, 2024

Tsawwassen First Nation has a wonderful and challenging opportunity, in our Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre, for a full-time regular Infant and Toddler ECE worker. Under the direct supervision of the ECE Coordinator, the Infant and Toddler ECE worker will: provide quality, nurturing care to infants and toddlers enrolled in the program; communicate effectively with infants, toddlers, their parents, and other staff; demonstrate skills to properly address developmental needs of infants and toddlers; and maintain effective, working relationships with children, parents, and staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, carry out, and assess developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that promote the well-being of each child and that respect and reflect the diverse needs of children
  • Individualize the curriculum and ensure that all activities are accessible
  • Assist children in expressing themselves by listening and responding with questions or comments that extend conversations
  • Facilitate and nurture the development of each child’s self-esteem, trust, and growing autonomy.
  • Respond quickly to children’s different and personal needs (verbal and non-verbal cues), temperament styles, skills, and abilities.
  • Provide a daily balance of active/quiet, indoor/outdoor and individual/group activities
  • Prepare the infant/toddler learning environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adult caregivers.
  • Use a variety of teaching techniques including modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing
  • Set reasonable behaviour expectations consistent with the centre’s philosophy and policies
  • Determine specific times during the day when some children may require extra staffing support
  • Ensure guidance of children's behaviour that encourages positive self-concept 
  • Maintain a safe, clean, care-giving environment, practice good personal hygiene and hand washing, and assure the well-being and safety of all the children in the environment
  • Ensure positive communication with enrolling parents/legal guardians
  • Contribute to the ongoing operation of the centre
  • Attend all training opportunities and staff meetings as provided and scheduled
  • Observes children to detect signs of illness, injury, abuse, neglect, emotional disturbance, or other special needs, and reports these signs immediately to the ECE Coordinator or person in charge
  • Provide for the physical safety of each child from arrival time until departure time
  • Assist in the transition into the program and exiting out of the program
  • Perform any other related tasks deemed necessary by the ECE Coordinator or Manager


  • Valid Infant and Toddler Early Childhood Education Certificate and license to practice (in accordance with the Child Care Regulation) is an essential requirement
  • Valid safety oriented first aid certificate
  • Criminal record check
  • Ability to multitask & work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Professional conduct and strict maintenance of confidentiality



Post Basic ECE

Additional Qualifications:

Infant Toddler 

Years Experience Required:


Salary & Benefits:

Wage range is $25.11/hr to $28.25/hr + $6 wage enhancement

We offer excellent benefits, vacation time plus paid time off at Christmas, 15 personal days / year and enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan.  


Name of Facility:
Tsawwassen First Nation
Fraser Health
Contact Info:
Cherie Jackson
Phone: 6048384663
1926 Tsawwassen Drive
Tsawwassen, BC
V4M 4G2
Posted On:
January 30th, 2024

Application Information

Closing Date:
until filled

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