Infant Toddler Educator
Military Family Resource Centre - Victoria, BC

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The Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre is currently looking for a full time Infant & Toddler Educator for our Lampson location. The centre's hours of operation are 6:30am to 5:30pm, and required shifts may vary within these hours.


  • After completion of the probationary period, the Military Family Resource Centre will pay 70% of your Extended Health and Dental benefits as well as 50% of your MSP!
  • Three weeks paid annual vacation after only one year of employment
  • RRSP matching plan available for up to 4% of your annual income (This is the equivalent of almost $1300 each year!)
  • Up to 10 days of sick leave per year (this includes medical and dental appointments)
  • Free Base Gym membership
  • Free parking
  • Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program (counselling)
  • Professional Development opportunities are promoted
  • Fully paid staff training days (two per year)

A successful applicant will be able to take on the following responsibilities:

  • Plan, carry out, and continually evaluate developmentally appropriate activities and experiences in harmony with the Centre’s philosophy.
  • Individualize the curriculum, incorporating aspects supportive of military lifestyle.
  • Ensure guidance of children’s behaviour that encourages positive self-concept.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of the services offered by the MFRC to facilitate referrals or additional services for parents and children.
  • Ensure the child’s environment is healthy and safe.
  • Ensure positive communication with and participation of parents.
  • Contribute to the ongoing operations and development of the Centre, and the organization as a whole.

Competencies and Behaviours:

  • Belief in and practice of the mission and goals of the program
  • Ability to build trust and positive relationships with families in the program
  • Acts as a role model of appropriate behaviour
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of the Child Care Team, facilitating a team environment through personal behaviour, work contributions, and the sharing of expertise and knowledge.
  • Participation in the development of ideas for program enhancement.
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Child-centred approach with recognition and appreciation of the uniqueness of the individual
  • Support of the child and family to assist with the achievement of positive outcomes
  • Energetic, resilient, and exhibiting a good sense of humour when personal resources are challenged.
  • Effective interpersonal skills presented in a positive manner under all circumstances
  • A high degree of personal initiative with good evaluative and organizational skills
  • Continuing personal and professional development in related areas.
  • Actively incorporates volunteers into the program area
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of the profession.

Desired Knowledge, Experience and Education:

  • Valid Provincial Infant Toddler Educator’s License to Practice
  • Valid First Aid Certification
  • Documentation in accordance with Community Care Facilities Branch licensing requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues that affect children of military families
  • Valid driver’s license, class 4 preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with parents, community members, fellow staff, and building personnel
  • A mature sense of responsibility and accountability with respect to your profession
  • Team approach
  • Proficiency in French considered an asset

A criminal record check will be required as a condition of employment.

About this company
About the Esquimalt Military Family Resource Centre In 1991, the Department of National Defence officially recognized the important...