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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Early Childhood Educator| #TTF19-14

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.


LOCATION: Vancouver

START DATE: As soon as possible, ending 15 April 2020

TERM/STATUS: Temporary Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00-17:00  // 37.5 hours per week

HOURLY WAGE: $21.50 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.


Education & Experience:

  • Completion of Early Childhood Education Certification.
  • Related training in the area of children with special needs and/or Under 3 Training, as required by licensing.
  • 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.

Standard requirements of the Early Childhood Educator include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English written and verbal communication
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada


  • A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan 
  • Municipal Pension Plan 
  • Educational and training opportunities 


*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.

Community and Social Services Education and Training Non-profit