Discovery Playtime – Program Leader

City of New Westminster



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Discovery Playtime – Program Leader  


DEPARTMENT:  
Parks and Recreation

STATUS:
Auxiliary

NO. OF POSITIONS:
2

UNION:
CUPE, Local 387

HOURS OF WORK:
9:00am – 11:30am*

SALARY:
Starting hourly rate of $25.54 plus 12% in lieu of benefits


City of New Westminster, Parks and Recreation runs a recreational preschool age playtime program at various locations across the city. The Discovery Playtime program is designed to encourage appropriate social interaction and play for preschoolers, as well as prepare them for the transition to kindergarten. This program is interactive and includes crafts, play, and circle time. The Program Leader will work in collaboration with city staff, Supported Child Development consultants and families to support the needs and development of participants.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Certificate in Early Childhood education or Preschool Recreation Leadership.
  • Experience in working with preschool aged children in a variety of Early Childhood settings.
  • Valid First Aid certificate with CPR.
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate commitment to the principles of Healthy Child Development.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.  

*This position works various mornings Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Queensborough Community Centre. Employment will be based on registration.  Please note that qualified candidates must be available during the hours specified above.  

Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #19-106, by August 21, 2019 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)5274619 or e-mail to hr@newwestcity.ca.

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

www.newwestcity.ca


Organization: City of New Westminster
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Program Management/Services
Posted: August 8, 2019, 4:13 pm
Expires: August 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

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