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Job Posting: Child-minding Manager

Immigrant & Multicultural Services Society of Prince George is seeking an enthusiastic, passionate and competent Child-minding Manager to join our Childcare team. The position is part-time, permanent position.

 Responsibilities:

  • Implement program standards, philosophy, goals and objectives of Welcome BC Immigrant Integration and Multiculturalism Branch (IIMB), Child Care Licensing Regulation and the IMSS Multicultural Child-minding Centre
  • Meet and carry out all regulations and licensing requirements as found in the Child Care Licensing Regulation
  • Develop personnel policies and procedures that involve and inform staff, arrange for sufficient staffing to meet ratio requirements
  • Work with Executive Director on day to day personnel decisions as well as assist Executive Director in hiring, advertising, and interviewing new staff
  • Recruit and arrange for qualified staff and volunteers
  • Provide opportunities for team building to establish and maintain good staff morale and cooperation
  • Supervise child minding staff, schedule work and assign responsibilities, arrange for replacement staff as needed and provide leadership to the team
  • Ensure that the physical environment of the facility meets all Regulation requirements by overseeing facility maintenance through regular inspections
  • Meet with all new parents/legal guardians enrolling children in the centre and review the health and safety procedures included in the IMSS Family Handbook and fill out and sign all necessary forms
  • Ensure that emergency procedures are in place and that all IMSS staff as well as child minding staff are thoroughly trained in these procedures
  • Arrange for fire drills to be conducted monthly as approved by the local fire department
  • Adhere to general program standards as set out by the Child Care Licensing Regulation by providing child minding staff with resources so that they can implement a coordinated program of activities relating to children’s physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social development
  • Ensure that the child care program meets all legal requirements in terms of confidentiality and personal records
  • Work with Executive Director and Finance Manager to budget, maintain and report on finances for our Society and for our Funders
  • Prepare and submit reports and invoices during reporting periods
  • Compile personnel files on all child minding staff with resumes, references, copies of related certification, ID, criminal record checks, health-related forms
  • Build community relations with other service providers in our area by networking with local library, Child Development Centre, Child Care Referral Centre, Northern Health Children and Family Team
  • Work collaboratively with all other IMSS programs

Qualifications:

  • An Immigrant Child-minding Orientation Certificate (a 12 hour course designed by Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre if have less than 1500 hours of experience working with immigrant children within the last 3 years)
  • A criminal record check clearance letter from the ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General’s office
  • Physicians’ report confirming good health and emotional stability
  • Evidence of compliance with the Province’s Immunization standards
  • Experience in work settings with children, families, and other professionals with different multicultural backgrounds
  • Experience in instruction, administration and management
  • Have the experience, personality, ability and temperament necessary to manage staff in a day care setting

Location: 1270-2nd Avenue, Prince George, BC V2L 3B3

Please send your cover letter and resume by May 12, 2017 to Mrs. Sharon Pannu, Acting Executive Director

E-mail: moc.e1498509354lbacw1498509354ahs@g1498509354p.ssm1498509354i1498509354

 

Job Posting:  English Language Instructor (Part-time)

Program:  Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Job Description:

  • Deliver English Language training following the LINC curriculum guidelines to provide life skills and labor market skills to support student’s integration into Canadian society, the local community and the labor market
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and their application within the language program
  • Evaluate and measure student progress using Portfolio-Based Language assessment (PBLA) as well as a variety of assessment tools and techniques appropriate for the purpose
  • Develop lesson objectives and plans which incorporate task-based settlement language education
  • Provide course content on Canadian services, systems, life and culture based on CLB standards

Required Qualification:

  • Undergraduate degree and recognized TESL/TESOL certificate from a Canadian institution
  • Knowledge of the application of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) and experience using CLB assessment tools
  • Experience teaching adult ESL learners in a classroom setting
  • Community based, settlement ESL experience an asset
  • Cultural competency and sensitivity, understanding the needs of new immigrants to Canada
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills

E-mail: moc.e1498509354lbacw1498509354ahs@g1498509354p.ssm1498509354i1498509354