Out of School Care Assistant Senior Supervisor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
  • Childcare
  • Supervision / Team Leader
Full Time
  • British Columbia - Vancouver & Lower Mainland - Vancouver
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$22.48(Hourly)2019-09-302019-11-29

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership & guidance to staff, volunteers & students, to plan & implement developmentally-appropriate activities for all children enrolled in the Centres and to support the administrative functions to operate the Centre.  This position reports to the Program Coordinator.


Key Duties and Responsibilities       

  • In collaboration with the Senior Supervisor, plans, assigns and supervises the work of staff; trains and evaluates volunteers & students;
  • Welcomes new children and their families to the program; explains & interprets the philosophy, goals & objectives of the program to families and answers questions; ensures enrolment information is in order, including medical & emergency information, dietary instructions and parental consent forms in compliance with statutory requirements such as licensing requirements;
  • Schedules and conducts staff meetings to discuss, plan & assess the program’s goals & objectives & the organization’s policies & procedures; attends family conferences as required;
  • Reports on progress, behaviours and other outstanding issues with the staff team; contributes to reports for children moving on to elementary school; maintains required records and statistics;
  • Communicates any problem situations occurring between the Centre and any other facility or service provider to the Senior Supervisor and / or Child Care Program Coordinator;
  • Communicates with families about children’s growth and development; confers with parents with regard to unusual or problematic issues;
  • Participates in short- & long-term planning and evaluation of programs offered by the organization; provides, to the Supervisor, recommendations for change;
  • Purchases snack & program supplies from petty cash fund, recording and submitting receipts; maintains and orders supplies within a prescribed budget;
  • Assists the Supervisor in maintaining proper financial records and accounting for program funds & fees;
  • Plans, carries out and evaluates developmentally-appropriate activities & experiences for children using modelling, observing, questioning, demonstrating & reinforcing techniques; develops daily program schedules to include indoor / outdoor, active / quiet and individual / group activities;
  • Identifies the abilities, interests & needs of children and develops individualized & group curriculum based on these; recommends referrals or additional services or works in consultation with professionals such as behavioural & occupational therapists and speech language pathologists;
  • Attends to the children’s physical needs that may include diapering, toileting, eating and sleeping;
  • Ensures a healthy and safe environment in which the children can interact; identifies & removes potential hazards and reports concerns to the Health & Safety Committee;
  • Administers first aid & medication in accordance with established policy and Community Care Facility Licensing Board regulations;
  • Is familiar with current licensing regulations & policies and is responsible to implement them as directed;
  • Behaves in a professional & ethical manner while on the job site and when representing the Centre at other locations;
  • Works supportively and cooperatively as an effective team member;
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Training and Experience

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate, which could include a Special Needs with License to Practice in B.C. Responsible Adult or equivalent education
  • Current First Aid Certification
  • Written verification of physical and mental good health as stated by a qualified physician
  • Clear criminal record check
  • Competent working knowledge of early childhood development and its practical application, recognizing that certification under relevant legislation may not be indicative of such competency
  • Ability to supervise a variety of staff and programs that meet the needs of children & families
  • Two (2) years' recent related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Having a Class 4 driver's license is an asset


REPORTS TO:  Grandview Child Care Program Coordinator

Employment Type:  Regular Full Time Out of School Care Assistant Senior Supervisor

Affiliation:  BCGEU

Hours:  Monday to Friday – 7 hours per day - varied shifts

Salary Information:  $22.48 / hour, plus benefits as per CA

Application Deadline:  November 29, 2019


Address resumes and cover letter to:

Alejandra Uribe, Program Coordinator


Only qualified, shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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