Child Development Supervisor 2
Reporting to the Director or Coordinator of Child Care Services is responsible for the overall operation of licensed school-aged care.
South Arm Community Centre
Duties and Responsibilities
- Create, plan, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate children’s programs that address the needs of the whole child – socially, physically, intellectually, creatively and emotionally and which respect the diversity of families within the program.
- Oversee and direct staff in school-aged childcare programs.
- Participate in interviewing and hiring staff; conduct staff orientation related to program environment and staff manual; facilitate regular staff meetings; provide staff with a shift schedule and conduct staff evaluations.
- Develop and demonstrate child guidance techniques; encourage children to take responsibility for their actions and to develop problem-solving skills.
- Ensure staff maintains regular communication with families; ensure families receive monthly activity and snack calendars prior to the beginning of each month.
- Liaise between the program, schools, and community professionals; liaise between instructors and Director or Coordinator.
- Ensure the physical and emotional program environment is safe for children.
- Document children’s unusual behavioural and developmental changes in confidential book; sign off on all accidents, contagious illnesses and licensing incident to licensing officer and/or appropriate city staff; document and report suspicions of child abuse to the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
- Ensure staff are aware of emergency procedures and the location of safety equipment.
- Ensure all programs meet provincial licensing requirements.
- Maintain and reconcile monthly budgets.
- Other related duties as assigned and may vary according to facility.
- Responsible to fill out accident report forms.
- Responsible to document and report child abuse to supervisors and the Ministry.
- Additional 40 hours of related child care courses/workshops (i.e. education, supported child development, child development and program planning) and a minimum of three years experience working with children, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- BCRPA High Five - Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification.
Licensing requirements submitted prior to start date:
- 20 hours of related child care courses/workshops (i.e. education, supported child development, child development and program planning);
- Standard, Childsafe or Emergency First Aid including CPR C;
- Physician’s note, 19+yrs. of age;
- Police Information Check; and
- Immunization records List optional qualifications here.
- Grade 12
- Experience working with children that require extra support
- Food Safe Certificate
- Early Childhood Education certificate
- Experience leading/managing a group or team
- Class 4 driver’s license
Hours of work and wages
- Availability Monday-Friday for AM and PM Care shifts.
- Flexible prep hours (approximately 6-8 hours/week) above in-program hours, 35 hours per week.
- Wage: $24.85 – $26.37/hour (depending on experience).
- The City of Richmond has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. This Policy also applies to Community Association and Society employees.
How to Apply
Applicant should submit a detailed resume and cover letter that reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position, no later than 5:00 pm, January 3, 2022 to:
South Arm Community Centre
Martinia Alcobia, Child Development Coordinator, South Arm Community Association
8880 Williams Road
Richmond, BC V7A 1G6
(Adobe PDF or MS Word format only)
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.