Job Posting for a BC Certified Early Childhood Educator

Gila Kyew Nluułk Head Start and Daycare

Position: 5 days a week, 6-8 hours/day, January to December

Start date: Immediately

Starting wage for an ECE is $24.00

Where: Kitsumkalum First Nation on Reserve

Gila Kyew Nluułk Head Start and Daycare is seeking a Licensed Early Childhood Educator. The successful applicant will have multiple years experience in a Head Start setting or a daycare setting and be familiar with the Tsimshian culture.   This position is for a team member that is a self starter and has strong positive interpersonal relationship skills.  Strong written and verbal communication skills. The position requires confidentiality and protection of the community member’s privacy.  Time management, attention to details and computer skills are required. Must be able to lead a group of up to 16 children including those with diverse needs and diverse learning skills.

Qualifications and skills:

Early Childhood Educator with a valid License to practice in B.C.

Current First Aid Certification

Clear criminal record

Provide current medical and immunization records

Ensuring health and safety of children

Maintaining positive communication with parents

Excellent communication skills

Strong work ethic and ability to work with families

Foster the connection between home, daycare and community

Planning and implementing cultural and developmentally appropriate activities

Can create and follow multi-program classroom plans

Can implement plans for daily, weekly and monthly themed activities

Knowledge of the 6 components of Head Start

Worked in Canada or BC under the Canadian Child Care Act and Child Care Licensing Regulations

Ability to work in a multicultural program with indigenous children

Willingness to engage in the development of family activities and events

Interested individuals should submit their cover letter, resume, copies of certification along with 2 letters of reference

1 professional 1 personal.

Future wages, benefits, incentives, and probation period will be discussed during the interview period.


Mail: P.O. Box 544, Terrace B.C. V8G-4B5 attention: Head Start Manager