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Child Care Substitute

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Open until filled.
This posting is for up to 5 casual substitutes to be able to cover shifts as needed at either campus.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Child Care Substitute
Posting Number ES916P
Job Posting Open Date 11/25/2022
Job Posting Close Date
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #1
Anticipated Layoff End Date #1
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #2
Anticipated Layoff End Date #2
Position Start Date 12/01/2022
Position End Date 06/30/2023
Location Lansdowne & Interurban
Applicant Portal Position Category Support Staff
Employee Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Pay Grade Pay Grade 2
Salary $24.26 per hour starting wage (+ $4.00 per hour – Wage Enhancement Program for qualified ECE candidates)
Number of positions to be hired under this posting 5
Additional Pay Considerations
Days of the Week Other - as required
Work Schedule
Hours per Week
Additional Work Arrangements
Work schedule varies depending on coverage required; may be scheduled at any of the 5 centres at both campuses.
Position Type Casual
Position Reason New
Posting Type Employees & General Public
Division/School Ancillary Services
Department Child Care
Job Description
This is an entry-level, short-duration position that is closely supervised. Assists the Center staff in providing daily care and education for infant, toddler or preschool aged children. Is supervised by and is accountable to the Senior Educator on a daily basis, and beyond that the Manager of Child Care Services.

• Supports educators in the provision of high quality care for young children. This includes providing a stimulating environment for the physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social development of each child in the centre;
• Supports educators in the delivery of developmentally appropriate activities for children in the centre under the guidance of the Senior Educator;
• Supports educators in housekeeping and maintenance of the centre ensuring that health and safety standards are met including cleaning the center, equipment, supplies and following centre protocol on preparation of food, handwashing, illnesses, etc;
• Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.
An ECE certificate or equivalent educational experience(s) plus three months experience working with children. Must be able to clear a criminal record check as required by the BC Community Care Child Care Licensing Branch and be a minimum of 19 years old. **Please see additional information section
Supporting Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Recommendations
The core capabilities are required for all positions at the college.
Focus on Students and Their Success (Core)
• We all have a role to play in promoting and supporting students – directly or indirectly – contributing to their success, education and transition as they build their path to the future.
Cultural Alignment (Core)
• Inclusion and respect align with Camosun’s traditions of lifelong learning and positive, supportive experiences for all. We examine our individual and institutional cultures and, through indigenization, consider other ways of knowing (thinking), being (approaches), doing (acting), and relating.
Fostering and Nurturing Relationships (Core)
• Fostering and nurturing relationships is at the core of everything we do. Successful workplace relationships take time to develop and include building trust, engagement and collaboration.
Posting Detail Information

Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Information
Open until filled.
This posting is for up to 5 casual substitutes to be able to cover shifts as needed at either campus.
Special Instructions to Applicants Regular employees and term employees, who have successfully completed their probationary period as of the closing date of the posting, as stated in the CUPE Collective Agreement, shall be considered prior to all others.
Additional Information
Candidates with their current ECEA certification may be considered with demonstrated experience and education. Previous candidates to ES851P are encouraged to reapply.
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Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Camosun College values diversity as a strength and strives to be an equitable and inclusive college community of students and employees. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that adheres to the BC Human Rights Code which protects against discrimination based on Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical and mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age. The College also recognizes and honors UNDRIP, the TRC Calls to Actions and the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act. Going beyond legislation, Camosun recognizes the historical and persistent inequities that many people of marginalized groups have faced in society and in the workplace. We seek to dismantle these barriers through systemic and institutional changes focused on strengthening inclusive hiring practices, accessibility and organizational culture. We recognize that moving towards more equitable communities is an ongoing and evolving journey - one which the College is committed to undertaking. Since Camosun plays an important role in creating change within communities, it is our hope that our employees reflect the diversity of our students and experience an inclusive and supportive work environment. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the nature of your eligibility to work in Canada?
    • Canadian Citizen
    • Permanent Resident
    • Work Permit
  3. If you have a valid work permit, please indicate its expiry date (mm/dd/yy)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents