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Preschool Instructor
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

May 10, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Department: Abbotsford Recreation Centre

Location: Abbotsford Recreation Centre

Position(s): Preschool Instructor

Hours of Work: Approximately 20 - 30 hours per/week (subject to registration)

Status: Beginning July 2017


Under the supervision of the Community Recreation Coordinator, the Preschool Instructor is responsible for the development and delivery of the ABC’s & 123’s Preschool program at Abbotsford Recreation Centre. Working collaboratively with other staff, this position will ensure that children ages 2 to 5 years are well-supervised and provided with developmentally-appropriate and creative programming.


• Plan and implement a consistent child-centered program that is safe, healthy and enjoyable for children ages 2-5 years
• Facilitate the inclusion of all children in the program, adapting activities (as needed) to ensure maximum participation and engagement
• Promote and enhance creative ideas in all program areas such as arts & crafts, dramatic play, music appreciation, science, literacy and recreation
• Plan special events, guest speakers and themed activities with the team
• Establish and maintain positive daily communication with parents
• Release children only to those authorized by parent/guardian, to ask for identification in order to ensure that the authorized pick-up has been verified
• Maintain confidentiality of all information related to the program, the children, their families and staff
• Maintain a neat, orderly, safe and clean environment, including all activity areas and washrooms
• Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and to be appropriately dressed
• Work effectively and as an active member of the staff team, assisting with other duties and responsibilities as required
• Follow all policies, procedures and standards of the City of Abbotsford and Abbotsford Recreation Centre


• Early Childhood Educator Certificate (ECE) required
• Infant/Toddler Educator and Special Needs Educator Certificate are an asset
• Additional courses/training related to child growth and development an asset
• Experience working with children in a child care / recreational setting
• Current Emergency First Aid, CPR ‘C’ & AED certification
• Ability to obtain a Criminal Record Check clearance

For more information on this position and to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by June 5, 2017 at:

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be acknowledged.

Opening Date: May 10, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: May 10, 2017 04:30 PM