BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Licensed Preschool Assistant

Up to 2 Auxiliary Relief – On Call Positions

The District of Saanich is seeking energetic and enthusiastic Licensed Preschool Assistants who will be responsible for assisting the Licensed Preschool Instructor in managing and facilitating activities in the Licensed Preschool Program at Gordon Head Recreation Centre.  The successful candidate(s) will assist in the planning and implementation of program and program related  special events; setup and clean-up of the room and equipment; welcome children and provide accurate and enthusiastic feedback to children and their parents or caregivers;  lead children in activities as directed by the Instructor and provide program activity feedback to the Instructor. 

Requirements include: completion of Grade 12, plus at least one course of basic early childhood education training in child development, child guidance or child and health, safety and nutrition from an educational institution or 20 hours of Recreation Leader training in child development and behaviour management; 3 months experience working with children in a recreation or preschool environment; minimum of 19 years old in accordance with Child Care Licensing Regulations; a  satisfactory Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector check from the Ministry of Justice, no older than six months; and current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  This is on-call work to provide relief for sick leave and vacation coverage.  Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (hours/shifts are subject to change).

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $19.53 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits.  Job description and competition information can be found at  This is an open until filled posting.  Please apply quoting competition 19075 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email While we thank all applicants for applying, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: March 27, 2019, 9:33 am
Expires: December 31, 2019, 11:45 pm