Childcare Professionals

Competition No
CCP 2023 01 04 VAR

Position Title
School Aged Childcare Worker (Responsible Adult)
Early Childhood Educator Assistant
Early Childhood Educator
Early Childhood Educator with Infant Toddler

Position Type
Full and Part-Time positions available

Closing Date
Ongoing – applications will be reviewed as received. OneSky will proceed with immediate interviews and hiring of suitable candidates.

Start Date
As soon as possible

Wage Rate
Wage depends on position and qualifications.

  • School Aged Childcare Worker (Responsible Adult) wage starts at $19.50 per hour
  • Early Childhood Educator Assistant wage starts at $20.01 per hour
  • Early Childhood Educator wage start at $22.97 per hour, which includes the ECE Wage Enhancement
  • Early Childhood Educator with Infant Toddler wage starts at $24.07 per hour, which includes the ECE Wage Enhancement
  • Eligible staff also receive company paid benefits (extended health, dental, vision care, and more, and enrolment in the Municipal Pension Plan)

Hours per Week
15 – 40 hours per week

Location(s)
OneSky Penticton Childcare Centres

The Employer

A progressive, not for profit organization, OneSky has been serving the South Okanagan Similkameen for over five decades. Guided by our core belief that we’re all in this together, living under a single sky, our goal is to create a way forward for everyone. We champion and support individuals to reach their full potential, work to remove barriers and support individuals through a diverse range of services. OneSky values diversity, accessibility, respect, accountability, integrity, and collaboration.

We provide a competitive salary and a supportive, collaborative, and fun work environment. Qualifying positions include comprehensive health and wellness benefits and a great pension (Municipal Pension Plan). OneSky is a great place to work!

Nature of Position

OneSky Childcare offers a continuum of group licensed childcare options for children birth to 12 years, including children with special needs. We currently operate five childcare centres in Penticton, including the newly re-built centre on Edmonton Avenue. We have a variety of full and part-time positions available in Penticton for Responsible Adults (for after school care), Early Childhood Educator Assistants, Early Childhood Educators, and Early Childhood Educators with Infant Toddler specialization.

The Childcare staff are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate programs that meet the observed needs of the children and leading children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical, and emotional growth. Depending on position and age of children, duties include ensuring a healthy and safe environment, preparing and leading activities, guiding children with interpersonal relationships and problem-solving, encouraging children to accomplish goals and make positive choices, and maintaining good communication with staff, families, and children.

Qualifications

Early Childhood Educators will have, at minimum, an Early Childhood Educator Certificate with current license to practice and previous childcare experience. Infant Toddler and/or Special Needs certification, valid First Aid Certificate, Class 4 Driver’s License and/or Food Safe certificate would be an asset.

There is also an opportunity to qualify for paid ECE training, in accordance with the OneSky Career Development Policy, if you have an ECEA, RA or extensive experience in the field. Please identify your interest in being considered for this benefit in your application.

Responsible Adults will have completed or be willing to complete the Responsible Adult Certification. A diploma in Early Childhood Education or Child and Youth Care would be an asset.

Requirements

  • Successful completion of a criminal record check with vulnerable sector search
  • Standard First Aid and CPR would be an asset
  • Food Safe Certification would be an asset

To Apply

Please provide a cover letter indicating which position(s) you are applying/qualified for (e.g., ECE full-time). Please note competition # CCP 2023 01 04 VAR on your application and submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@oneskycommunity.com. You may also mail or drop off your resume to:
OneSky Resumes
330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC  V2A 4L7

OneSky Community Resources is an equity employer and encourages applications from members of equity seeking groups who may contribute to our further diversification.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Note: OneSky will proceed with immediate interviews and hiring of suitable candidate(s).

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