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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

#1856 - Early Childhood Educator | Permanent Full Time

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
28.250 per hour

Developmental Disabilities Association has an opening for Early Childhood Educator for our Child and Youth Services programs. You bring a great attitude backed up with completed ECE certification and at least one year experience in the field. We encourage professional development, provide on-the-job training, and foster an inclusive work environment. Our Child Development Centres are fully inclusive and are designed to bring out the best in children and families alike. We provide learning opportunities for kids with both typical and special needs to interact on a daily basis.

Since 1952, Developmental Disabilities Association has been helping thousands of people in BC with developmental disabilities reach their full potential through support and advocacy. We create extended networks of support, invest in individual needs, and strive for an inclusive and safe community. Come see what we are about. Go to for all of our latest blogs and podcasts and scroll to the bottom of the page to connect with us on social!

Job Title: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATOR | #1856 (3 Positions)
Service Area: Child & Family Services
Location: Kids at GF Strong Child Development Centre
Start Date: 1 May, 2024
Term/Status: Permanent Full Time
Schedule/Hours: Monday to Friday - Rotating shifts 7:30 – 15:30, 8:15 – 04:15, 9:30 – 17:30// 37.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage: $28.25 as per collective agreement


The Early Childhood Educator (ECE) provides an enriched program for children which meet the needs of the families in the community. The ECE also provides opportunities for children with both typical and special needs to interact on a daily basis. The ECE works in conjunction with the Manager to ensure the needs of the children are met.

What We Offer:

  • On-the-job training
  • Professional development
  • Community involvement
  • Extended Health and Dental benefits
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • MPP Pension
  • An inclusive work environment


  • Early Childhood Educator certification is required
  • Special Needs certification is an asset
  • Minimum 1 year with integrated groups of pre-school aged children
  • Experience with special needs functional assessment, individual and group program design and evaluation
  • Experience in the area of Behavior Management
  • Special needs license an asset.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification (training provided, if needed)
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Computer literacy and experience is an asset
  • Eligible to work in Canada

*This position is open to male and female applicants.
*This position requires Union membership.

For more information, please visit our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through ne...

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