Posted Mar 22, 2023Preschool Assistant



Business: Tumbleweed Playschool Society
Address: Merritt, BC




Tumbleweed Playschool is a licensed, non-profit preschool located in the majestic Nicola Valley, dedicated to the positive growth and development of children through activities and relationships in both a three and a four-year-old program. We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Early Childhood Educator who is excited about caring for children aged 3-5 years old, who will be hired with the basic objective of supporting the supervising teacher and the classroom with strength and initiative, and who will be the main point of contact for collaboration and support. Successful applicants will receive a signing bonus after completing a three-month probationary period.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Must have a commitment to high-quality Early Education programming for children
  • Helps plan/ support a stimulating and developmentally appropriate program to meet the needs of children in a safe and healthy environment.
  • Directs substitutes and maintains classroom routine, structure and policies in case of supervisor’s absence
  • Point of contact for parents in case of supervisor’s absence
  • Able to occupy multiple roles in the classroom as needed, such as singing, teaching, implementing art activities, snack preparation, etc.
  • Observes classroom tone and maintains a positive atmosphere
  • Helps maintain the aesthetic appearance and cleanliness of the facility


Position Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BC license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator
  • Minimum one-year experience in the ECE field
  • Valid First Aid Certification with CPR
  • Completion of a negative Criminal Record Check
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work closely with team members
  • Sensitivity and respect for individual and cultural differences
  • Adequate energy levels and ability to meet the physical demands of the job (able to lift up to 50lbs)
  • Initiative and dedication
  • Able to provide references


Employment Type: Permanent part-time / 32 hours per week

Hours: M/W/F 8 hours & T/Th 4 hours


Position Start Date: January 2023


Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

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