Live and Work in Pemberton - ABC Virtual Preschool

Type of Child Care
Preschool,Infant / Toddler,3 to 5 Years,School Age
Qualifications
Basic ECE,ECE Degree
Job Description

Come live, work and play in the stunning Pemberton, B.C!! Just 30 minutes from
Whistler; nature is your playground and world class ski/board and bike mountains are at
your backdoor!

We are seeking a qualified early childhood educator for our new Active
Learning Center in Pemberton. We are seeking a PASSIONATE EDUCATOR who
believes in rich experiential curriculum led learning, positive guidance, and who LOVES
creating Reggio inspired provocations/invitations for our students! You will have PAID
PREP TIME daily, and a balanced schedule!


Programs will include 1 hour of before school care (for school aged children) or a daily
enrichment class (for preschoolers) and a 5-hour junior kindergarten program daily
paired with prep time and breaks. It is a teaching team of 2 (with the co-owner in the
role of ECEA) with a maximum enrolment of 16 children. We aim to create a peaceful,
intentional program filled with wonder and curiosity.


We LOVE loose parts play and recycle art, we believe in the process, not the product
and support a hands-on learning philosophy. We draw inspiration from Reggio Emilia
for the classroom as the third teacher, Montessori for practical life skills, and support
wonder-based learning and the curiosity approach to implement our theme based
curriculum.


Our outdoor space is growing to be open-ended and full of possibilities for exploration
and hands-on learning and and we welcome an educator who loves to create outdoor
invitations for exploration.  There will be ample outdoor playtime daily rain or shine or
snow, so must be comfortable outdoors and love being creative with loose parts and
creating open-ended provocations for the children.


 Our literacy program is focused on the Jolly Phonics Program and providing a
literacy rich environment. We hope to have the classroom grow to represent and
honour the children in our care through documentation and creating new
opportunities to explore their areas of interest.
 We seek someone who is not afraid to get paint and dirt under their nails through
process-based art, gardening, keeping an uncluttered and organized
environment and play!
 We love a can-do, positive attitude, and hope to find a team member that will feel
a part of the school and stay long-term.
 Our organization is female owned with the backing and experience of 23 years of
running private preschools in Japan. Our team firmly believes in supporting our
teachers to grow and become the very best teachers that they can be.


Package:
 Starting wage of 27$/hour (with the possibility of going to 29$/hr in September
with government wage subsidies)
 We have a subsidized bachelor suite available for you to rent for the reduced rate
of 800$/month available July 1 st
 Full Benefits package through the Chamber of Commerce

 2 weeks paid holiday at Christmas
 7 days paid sick leave/year
 Optional 1-week unpaid leave/year
 And contract re-signing bonus yearly or reimbursement of your SKI PASS or
monetary equivalent!! We believe that in order to be a great educator, you need
to have a work life balance with ample time to exercise, play and recharge!
We provide an online training portal, daily support, opportunities for growth and
contribute to and encourage professional development.


Job Requirements:
 Must have valid work visa
 Must have a current E.C.E license to practice in B.C.
 Criminal Record Check
 Child first aid and C.P.R.
 A passion for early childhood education


Please understand that we will only reply to applicants that meet our requirements.
Applicants will need to show proof of immunizations as well as provide 2 professional
reference letters.

Application Instructions

Please send a cover letter stating if you can relocate, when you are available to start
and why you feel this opportunity is a great match for you.
We’re really excited to create a wonderful teaching team and a very special center!


Please send resumes to carinsmo@mac.com

Organization
ABC Virtual Preschool
Contact
Carin Smolinski
Phone
1-604-966-8741
Email
carinsmo@mac.com
Location
Pemberton BC