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Nanaimo Innovation Academy is a licensed daycare, certified by the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) of British Columbia.

 

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All of our staff are highly-qualified educators. Below are the requirements for  

employment with Nanaimo Innovation Academy. 

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MUST HAVES—To be eligible, please ensure you tick off all the boxes on this list

  • Must be over 19 years of age

  • Hold Canadian residency and be legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Have a current ECE or ECEA Certificate and has a license in good standing that is valid in British Columbia

  • A valid First Aid/CPR Certificate

  • Up-to-date record of immunizations and tuberculosis test

  • Statement from a medical practitioner indicating adequate physical and psychological capability to work with children and carry out assigned duties

  • Have a clear Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector search, dated within six months of your commencement date with the Centre

  • Previous experience working with children in a child care/recreation setting (at least 1 year)

  • 2 Practicum or Childcare Workplace Written References

  • Up to date resume

  • Well written cover letter

 

NICE ADDITIONS TO HAVE—Not required, but a bonus

  • Class 4 driver’s licence

  • Infant/Toddler Certificate is an asset

  • Bachelors' degree in related field is an asset

  • Experience, interest and/or understanding of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio, Free-Play, and Whole Child philosophies 

  • Food Safe Certificate
     

PERSONAL QUALITIES—We’re looking for creative, team players who want to help shape the Centre

  • Strong work ethic, honest, and positive team attitude

  • A professional demeanour and an interest in professional growth

  • Committed to being a life-long learner whose passion for teaching engages and inspires children

  • A positive, outgoing, and friendly attitude towards children, parents, and other staff

  • The ability to think creatively and innovatively, with reflective practice, in order to continue to improve the Centre

  • An understanding of the issues that affect children and their families

  • The interpersonal skills necessary to work successfully within teams

  • Self-motivated and proactive when dealing with conflicts

  • Excellent communication skills in both oral and written

  • Flexibility, being open-minded, and willing to work with new initiatives

  • The physical ability to perform all assigned tasks including walking, standing for extended periods of time, and lifting items

NANAIMO INNOVATION ACADEMY

​Address: 905 Hecate St., Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4K7

Phone:  250-591-7700    Email: nanaimoinnovation@gmail.com

3-5 Program open from 7am-6pm

IT Program open from 8am-5:30pm 

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