The Burnaby Neighbourhood House serves as a community focal point – a place where families and individuals can go to get support and services; a place where new immigrants become involved in their community and can find information and resources that will help them with their adaptation and integration into the community; where seniors and youth can gather; and where all these groups can come together in activities and events that aim to link generations and cultures and create a stronger community.
It seeks the involvement and input of community members in the development and implementation of supportive programs and services. It draws residents together to create a healthier community through their involvement.
We are currently seeking a 2 School Age Child Care Supervisor who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of a licensed out of school centre.
Leads and evaluates staff team
Takes an active role in professional development for self and staff team
In consultation with staff team establishes a program which meets the individual needs of thechildren
Takes an active, hands on role in all areas of the children’s program
In consultation with the hub coordinator develops and implements long and short-term goals forthe program
With staff team assists children in developing positive self-concepts and healthy problem-solvingskills
With the hub coordinator and staff team works to understand and implement best practices inthe field
In collaboration with the hub coordinator organizes the intake and orientation of new children
In collaboration with the hub coordinator initiates referrals for additional services (BSCD, etc.)
Ensures the physical and emotional environments are safe and positive places for children
Keeps staff team up-to-date on children’s unique needs particularly concerning allergies, medical,custodial agreements, etc.
Ensures staff understand the philosophies and goals of the program and comply with all BNHpolicies and procedures
Ensures all staff understand and adhere to licensing regulations
Ensures the daily program is reflective of the children attending, promotes sound nutritionalprinciples, and allows for development in all areas (physical, emotional, etc.)
Demonstrates leadership qualities and role models best practices for staff
Assists hub coordinator in leading monthly staff meetings
Ensures the “daily communications” book is available to all staff and is beingused for appropriate messages and information
With hub coordinator ensures all licensing regulations are adhered and the centre is maintainedin a clean and orderly fashion
Assists hub coordinator in sharing information with staff and keeping them up-to-date with thelarger organization
Assists hub coordinator with new staff orientation
Assists hub coordinator in regular supervision and goal setting meetings with staff
Keeps staff up-to-date on professional development opportunities
Assists hub coordinator in keeping school community up-to-date on BNH programs
Supports hub coordinator in the planning and delivery of family nights and parent workshops
Supports staff in communicating regularly with parents and keeps them up-to-date with theirchild’s development and wellbeing and ensures communication is open, respectful andconfidential
Ensures all parents receive an orientation to the centre and the Parent Manual
Addresses parental concerns according to centre policy
Acts as a resource person to parents by being aware of community resources
Connects centre families with other BNH programs and events
In collaboration with the hub coordinator ensures accurate records of enrollment are kept
Ensures all children’s files are kept up-to-date and any changes are conveyed to the staff team ina timely manner
Assists the hub coordinator in maintaining an accurate inventory of equipment and programsupplies
Maintains a current enrollment list
Ensures parent bulletin board is maintained
In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers feel welcomed and part of the team
In collaboration with staff team ensures volunteers needs are being met and they are providedwith opportunities to integrate their skills and talents into the program
Other duties as required
1.Knowledge and awareness of issues surrounding diversity and multiculturalism.
2.A high level of functional spoken and written English skills sufficient to ensure successfulcommunication with staff, children and parents
3.Completion of Early Childhood Educator Certificate, School-Aged Childcare Certificate,Recreation Leadership Diploma or Child and Youth Care Diploma.
4.2-3 years experience providing care and mature guidance to school-aged children in adaycare or recreational setting.
5.1-2 years supervising and supporting staff.
6.Current 1st Aid and CPR certification.
7.Current criminal record check.
8.Documented compliance with BC’s immunization and tuberculosis control programs.
9.Experience in administration and management in a community based non-profit.
10.Class 4 Driver’s License an asset.
11.Leadership, Administration and Management in Child Care(http://www.vcc.ca/programscourses/program-areas/human-services/leadership-administration-and-management/)
12.Current Level 1 Foodsafe certificate or Food Safety Certificate(http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/protect/food-safety-module/files/home.htm)
13.Healthy Eating in Child Care Setting Certificate(https://learninghub.phsa.ca/Courses/6820/healthy-eating-in-the-childcare-setting-division-of-responsibility-model)
14.Anaphylaxis in Child Care Setting Certificate (http://www.allergyaware.ca/)
15.High 5 – PHCD Certificate(http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca/recreation_parks/recreation/high_five/overview.htm)
16.Early Learning Framework Certificate(http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=6)
17.Connecting with Families Certificate(http://ocr.openschool.bc.ca/course/index.php?categoryid=6)
18.Experience monitoring budgets.
19.Knowledge of Community Care Licensing regulations.
20.2nd language an asset.
Hours of Work:
Supervisors work 35 hours during a typical work week, and 40 hours during school holidays. Due to the age group we work with, daily split shifts are required.
Starting Wage: Starting wage is $20.37 with benefits after 3 months depending on training and experience. 4% holiday pay
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