Early Childhood Educator

Job Information
Author littlepeopledaycare
Date May 9, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Little People Daycare
Salary $17.00 to $18.00 hourly – 40 hours per week - Per Hour
Location 103-8501-162nd Street, Surrey, BC V4N 1B2
Category Education / Teaching - K-12 and other training
Contact Information

Company: Little People Daycare

Business information: Provider of child care services and early childhood education to local families.

Business address: 103-8501-162nd Street, Surrey, BC V4N 1B2

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

  • Develop and implement child-care programs that support and promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Lead activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs and taking children to local points of interest
  • Provide opportunities to express creativity through the media of art, dramatic play, music and physical activity
  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits
  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor
  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with co-workers and community service providers working with children
  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members
  • Support early childhood educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children
  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts
  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors
  • Supervise staff, trainees or volunteers
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Assist early childhood educators or supervisors in keeping records
  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of other early childhood educators and early childhood educator assistants
  • Attend staff meetings to discuss progress and problems of children
  • Plan and organize activities for school-age children in child-care programs before and after regular school hours



-Education: A bachelor’s degree OR college diploma in early childhood education is required

-Experience:  Experience is an asset

-Valid ECE or ECEA (Early Childhood Educator Assistant) license is required

-Able to work independently.

-Well developed interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication.

-First Aid Certificate required

-CPR Certificate required



Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling


Personal Suitability

  • Excellent written communication
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Reliability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Team player
  • Flexibility


Children’s Ages:

5 years; 1 year; 2 years; 3 years; 4 years; Up to 12 years


Salary: $17.00 to $18.00 hourly – 40 hours per week


Benefits: Extended medical insurance, Dental Insurance. We also provide uniforms and discounted child care (50%)


Important Information:

Monday to Friday Only 8 hours per day between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.



Apply by e-mail to: contact@little-people.ca

Apply by mail to: 103-8501-162nd Street, Surrey, BC V4N 1B2

Apply by fax: 778-565-1135

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