After School Program Leader

Summerland Montessori School is a non-profit independent school nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in Summerland, British Columbia. Summerland Montessori School is a multi-age school raging from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5. Summerland Montessori School is known for play-based learning, our strong sense of community, lots of outdoor fun, a collaborative culture, a commitment to professional development for our team, and meeting students where they are with their individual learning. The school has an AIM French program that students learn from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 5.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated After School Care providers to host and run the After School Care program. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Manager of the SELC and/or Head of School.

After School Program teachers develop engaging activities for school age children to participate in after they have completed their school day. As an after school teacher you are required to have a Responsible Adult (see explanation below) status and be passionate about working with children. Your role is crucial in providing a healthy, safe and engaging environment for school age children to enjoy at the end of what seems to them a long school day.

As a Licensed Child Care Facility, we are regulated by the BC Child Care Licensing Regulation which governs required employee credentials:
• Responsible Adult: Requires an employee to be at least 19 years of age, have relevant work experience and completed a course or a combination of courses of at least 20 hours duration in child development, guidance, health and safety or nutrition.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
• Provide a safe, aesthetic and creative environment that meets current Child Care Licensing requirements
• Plan and implement fun and engaging activities
• Utilize appropriate positive guidance strategies according to the SELC and SMS behavioural guidance and discipline policies
• Monitors student attendance of the program by collecting daily attendance.
• Coordinate snack and daily outdoor activities.
• Communicate with families, other staff and superiors in a timely and professional manner.
• Assists in other capacities as determine by the SELC manager and/or Head of School.
• Performs related duties as required and in alignment with all SELC and SMS policies and procedures

• Responsible adult course
• Valid First aid

Salary and Benefits
• $17-19 per hour dependent on experience and schedule availability
• Extended health and dental plan (available at 20 hours per week)
• RRSP matching

Applications must be submitted to Shandel Larsson, [email protected]
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Copy of Responsible Adult Course or other courses
• Copy of current First Aid
• Two letters of reference, one of which must be from your most recent Manager/Supervisor
• Criminal Record Check Background check (upon request)

Please contact Shandel Larsson at [email protected]
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Location:Summerland, British Columbia
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Post Date:Oct 3, 2022
Exp. Date:Nov 2, 2022
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:4727940