BCACCS: Recruiting for a Provincial Child Care Advisor (Full Time)

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Provincial Child Care Advisor.
The Advisor is a culturally-sensitive, energetic, and results-oriented individual who acts as a resource and support to: The BCACCS team, Indigenous early childhood educators (ECEs) and/or programs, non-Indigenous ECEs and service providers, and training institutions. The Advisor develops and delivers training in a wide range of early learning and child care (ELCC) topics and develops and shares information, tools and resources that support quality service delivery throughout the province.

Degree or degree level training in Early Childhood Care and Education and Child & Youth Care OR Early Childhood Education Diploma coupled with a broad range of ECE program planning and curriculum development
experience. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working directly with
children and families in Aboriginal ECE settings. Extensive knowledge of
supporting children with additional needs and working with infants,
toddlers and families is required. Management experience is an asset.
Knowledge of relevant policies, including the Truth and Reconciliation
Commission Calls to Action, the UN Declaration on the Rights of
Indigenous Peoples and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Demonstrated ability to mentor, train and motivate ECE staff. Excellent
research and communication skills (written, oral and presentation).
Demonstrated ability to work proficiently with Microsoft Office tools.

Conditions: Must have a valid driver’s licence and reliable vehicle, reside no further than one hour away from a regional airport, and be willing to travel throughout the province. Must be available, if necessary, to work evenings, weekends or statutory holidays. Successful applicants will be subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Applicants residing in the North Central Region of the province preferred. In accordance with section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal ancestry.

Salary Range: $28 – 30/hour Closing Date: April 30, 2019 Duration: The initial term of the position is for one year.

Please submit 3 references and a cover letter along with a complete resume via mail, fax, or e-mail to: Attention: Executive Director BC Aboriginal Child Care Society Suite 102-100 Park Royal South West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2 Fax: 604-913-9129 E-mail: reception@acc-society.bc.ca

We thank all those who apply. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Application deadline: April 30, 2019