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Job Number:  45147
Teacher, Ready, Set, Go!
Job Posted: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 2 July 2018
(84 days ago)
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)

Full-Time Teacher, Ready, Set, Go! Pre-School and Family Program

Location: Bowness Club

Aug 27, 2018- June 28, 2019


Are you a supportive, open-minded and calm youth work professional? Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable youth and providing a safe environment for them? Would you enjoy collaborating with a multl-disciplinary team?


Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary is a leading provider of quality programs to children and youth, with a $20 million dollar operating budget, that supports the healthy physical, educational and social development for 20,000 young people and their families each year.


Ready, Set, Go! Preschool is a play-based preschool program for children between the ages of 3 – 5.
In Ready, Set Go!, we are building better brains through emergent curriculum and take advantage of an optimum time in a child’s development to encourage and support learning, early literacy, socialization, creativity, physical growth, problem-solving skills, and emotional literacy.


As a Teacher with Ready, Set, Go!, a typical day might include:

  • Setting up and planning for a play based program offering a variety of developmentally appropriate activities for pre-schoolers 
  • Promoting the program in the community prior to September start-up
  • Developing plans to meet the specific needs of individual children when necessary
  • Identifying developmental delays and making recommendations for screening
  • Implementing early literacy activities – including parents whenever possible
  • Modeling constructive behavior management techniques and positive parenting strategies
  • Modeling good communication skills and healthy problem solving strategies
  • Involving parents in the various aspects of the program as volunteers
  • Understanding and implementing Alberta Child Care Licensing Regulations and BGCC Policies
  • Working in partnership with other agencies whenever necessary

We Have:

  • Fun and energetic work environment filled with creative, compassionate, open minded people. 
  • A fantastic total compensation package.
  • Great support for work-life balance and flexibility in the workplace.
  • The opportunity to professionally develop your skills and coach others.
  • To work in an agency that has incredible impact in communities in Calgary and surrounding area.

You Have:

  • Bachelor or Education or Early Childhood Diploma 
  • A minimum two years’ experience working with families and 2-4 years of supervisory experience
  • Certification as a Child Development Supervisor 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and public relations skills
  • Must have strong planning, organizing, problem-solving and leadership skills
  • Must be able to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Current Standard First Aid/Basic Rescue CPR certificate
  • A Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector search and Child Intervention Record Check*


*If the checks are older than 6 months, successful applicants will begin this process during new hire paperwork.

Have we enticed you enough to want to become a Youth Worker with Grimmon House? Why not apply?! Submit your cover letter and resume now!


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our website for consideration. No phone calls please, only qualified candidates will be contacted. If this posting is not listed on our website then this position is no longer available.
Contact Details:
Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary
731 13 AVE NE
Calgary, AB
T2E 1C8
www:   www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/careers/

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