Early Childhood Educator: Seamless Kindergarten Back to Jobs

VISION: A thriving Christian learning community, connected outward and inward, serving together as leaders who model best practices to empower students to have an impact in a changing world.

Langley Christian School is accepting applications for an Early Childhood Educator in our seamless kindergarten program beginning the end of August 2022. The successful candidate is a strong communicator, has a passion for emergent curriculum, makes connections and relationships the priority with children, and can lead a class when needed. This is a part-time position part of a one-year, pilot program.

WHO ARE WE?

LCS is a growing, inspiring and purpose-driven Christian teaching and learning community striving to deliver the best instruction and high-quality, transformative educational programming for Pre-K to Grade 12 students. We aim to design experiences that produce graduates who are well equipped in faith, knowledge, competencies and character to transform lives through service and their gifts, and who will go on from here to live a life of impact and purpose in a rapidly changing world.

Our community includes 1200+ students and 170+ staff on three campuses in one of Canada’s fastest growing communities, located a short distance from Vancouver in the heart of the Fraser Valley. Founded with a rich 65-year history, today our families and students represent 113 churches and the diversity of our changing community.

SUMMARY

Seamless Kindergarten allows primary school children to attend child care in the Kindergarten classroom with an Early Childhood Educator and the classroom teacher. The ECE remains with the children in the Kindergarten classroom while collaborating with the classroom teacher in the design of programs and environments, engaging with the Early Learning Framework. This model is designed to enhance children’s cognitive, physical, social and emotional development and benefits from the professional expertise of primary teachers and early childhood educators working together.

REQUIREMENTS & PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Early Childhood Educator post-secondary certificate or diploma
  • Valid Childsafe first aid certificate
  • Evidence of participation in a local Christian faith community
  • Clear criminal record check and up-to-date immunizations as required by the Child Care Licensing Regulation
  • A minimum of 3 years of recent experienced within a licenced childcare setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the BC Early Learning Framework and the Indigenous Early Learning and Childcare Framework
  • Experience creating, organizing, planning and implementing an early learning program
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, inclusive work environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Interested applicants are invited to forward inquiries and supporting documents to: careers@mylcs.ca.

  • Resume
  • Pastoral reference letter
  • Copies of relevant training and certifications
  • Contact information for two professional references

Thank you in advance for your application. Only those who will be interviewed will be contacted.