5 Dec 2023

Early Childhood Educator Assistant

  • Central Montessori
  • Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • Job ID : 113673
  • Category : Child Care
  • Job Type : Full-Time
  • Salary : $20 Hourly
  • Anticipated Start Date : 2023-10-02
  • Posting Date : 05 Dec 2023
  • Expiry Date : 04 Jan 2024

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Title of Position:  Early Childhood Educator Assistant – ECEA 

Term: Full time (40 hours per week) permanent Employment Full Time



  • 8191 St Albans Road, Richmond BC, V6Y 2L2



  • Extended medical and dental; 5 pay sick day and 2 professional development days per year

  • 4% Vacation Pay 


  • English (required)

  • Mandarin (preferred, not required)



  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year

  • Early childhood education and teaching


Work Setting

  • Child care centre 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working cooperatively with the centreHead Supervisor, the Program Director and the staff team to obtain the community resources, to support inclusive practice and address the needs of individual children

  • Support and collaboratively with other educators in carrying out programs that promote the physical, cognitive, emotional and social development of children

  • Guide and assist children in the development of proper eating, dressing and toilet habits

  • Observe children for signs of potential learning or behavioural problems and prepare reports for parents, guardians or supervisor

  • Plan and maintain an environment that protects the health, security and well-being of children

  • Assess the abilities, interests and needs of children and discuss progress or problems with parents and other staff members

  • Reports accidents and concerns immediately to the supervisor 

  • Works with supervising teachers to continue learning about the philosophy of the Montessori program and to further understand the goals of the class and school

  • Maintains observation records and other required classroom logs correctly

  • Remains alert at all times, this means not using personal phones and sleeping during working hours

  • Provides direct instruction and or remedial help as directed by the supervising teacher

  • Shows initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, the program, and the curriculum by sharing ideas and participating in available training

  • Engage children in activities by telling stories, teaching songs and preparing crafts

  • Prepare snacks and arrange rooms or furniture for lunch and rest periods

  • Submit written observations on children to early childhood educators or supervisors

  • Maintain daycare equipment and assist in housekeeping and cooking duties 

  • Participate in short – and long-term planning, evaluation and the annual program review




  • Early Childhood Education, ECEA Certificate

  • First Aid Certification 

  • Food Safe Certification 

  • 1 year of experience as an ECEA is required

  • Physical ability to lift and assist children up to 15kg

Additional Information

  • Applicant must perform criminal record check

Personal suitability 

  • Efficient Interpersonal skills

  • Reliability 

  • Team player 


This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada


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How to Apply

Please submit your application with your Resume via the two application options below:

By email: applycentralmontessori@gmail.com

By Post: 8191 St Albans Road, Richmond BC, V6Y 2L2

Job Categories: Child Care. Job Types: Full-Time.

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