Employment Opportunity: Childcare Centre ECE

Early Childhood Educator


Early Childhood Educators form an integral part of the Childcare team by supporting the planning and implementing of a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate Waldorf Program.


  • Support implementation of a developmentally appropriate Waldorf curriculum and activities for children ages 2 ½ – 5
  • Participate in the development of a daily program, which includes a balance of indoor/outdoor play, active/restful time and structured activities/free play.
  • Attend to each child’s physical needs including toileting, feeding and sleeping
  • Employ appropriate and acceptable behavioural management techniques at all times
  • Administer First Aid and medication as required:  documenting incidents (re-portable and non-re-portable) and/or requesting the required medical release forms as needed
  • Participate in the assessment of each child’s development.
  • Maintain all health, safety and licensing standards and report any concerns to the Childcare Centre Manager. 
  • Maintain safe indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Act as Lead Educator as required.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings


  • Current BC ECE Certification and CRC Clearance
  • Knowledge and understanding of a Waldorf Childcare Program
  • Valid Childcare First Aid Certificate


  • Childcare Centre Lead Educator


  • $23,500 per annum (inclusive of 4% vacation pay & ECE Wage Enhancement Program funding)
    30 hours per week, 35 weeks per year plus 12 hours annual for prep and planning


  • Employee Student Tuition Benefit

To apply, please forward a cover letter, resume, and short biography to childcare@nelsonwaldorf.org