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Early Learners Leader

Job order - J0524-0853 - Auxiliary
Title Early Learners Leader
Category Recreation
City Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Job Description Early Learners Leader

The Recreation Department has an Auxiliary position available for an Early Learners Leader. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing and leading a preschool program for children from 3 – 5 yrs of age.

You will be responsible for setting up and maintaining a well-organized, stimulating play environment that encourages the development of the participants in an indoor and outdoor setting. This position will liaise with parents, schools and community resources.  The program will require developing activities that are important to the various stages of child development, including, art, literacy, fine/gross motor skills, and constructive play.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Completion of Early Childhood Education or a preschool certificate program, sound preschool instruction, plus a minimum of three (3) years of related experience 
  • Sound judgment and decision-making abilities
  • Strong leadership and organization skills 
  • Ability to be culturally sensitive, creative, collaborative and resourceful 
  • Experience coordinating and facilitating arts, crafts, and children’s developmental programs 
  • Knowledge of outdoor preschool programming and/or Forest school concepts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs – Outlook, Excel
  • Effective communication and an ability to work with children 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills 
  • Current Occupational First Aid, Level 1 certification

Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check and also a satisfactory driver's abstract.  
The City of Port Moody strives to be an employer of choice and offers 12% additional pay in lieu of benefits and vacation for auxiliary staff.

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