Maternity Position

Part-time employment:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s


February-June, 2019

Wage: $20 hour

Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Pkols (Mount Douglas) Park 

Deadline for applications: December 15, 2018

Applications (cover letter & resume) can be sent

to the VNS Director, Anna St Denis, at 


Job Requirements: 

  • Certified Early Childhood Educator

  • First Aid

  • Criminal record check

  • Doctors note 

  • Forest school practitioner 

  • Any additional relevant training 


Job Description:

  • To support emotional, physical, developmental well being for children families and staff in day to day happenings and operations in an outdoor early childhood setting. 


Responsibilities of the Employee:

  • Support day to day operations of the school in a team setting 

  • Ensure the well being of all children and staff are at the forefront of daily decision making

  • Deliver and implement an Emergent curriculum based on the children's lead in various areas of exploration

  • Provide multiple ways of communication with families and caregivers to ensure healthy, positive relationships are formed and maintained on a regular basis 

  • Maintain proper licensing, doctors note, criminal record checks and regular professional development offered through various sources

  • All teachers conduct and dress in an appropriate manner 

  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings 

  • Record, assess, and evaluate the happenings at nature school on a regular basis

  • Communicate regularly with parents and caregivers in a timely, effective manner 

  • Maintain a safe outdoor classroom by completing daily site checks

  • Documentation is completed with reference to the BC Early Learning Framework. Documentation can happen in many forms and is expected to be shared on a weekly basis through various outlets/platforms. Maintain school observations and reflections via Facebook and regular updates of the children's activities

  • In addition to the regular and customary classroom responsibilities and duties, employees may be assigned additional duties both inside and outside the classroom, which may be necessary for the proper functioning of Victoria Nature School.

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