Early childhood educator (ECE)

Cornerstone Pre-school Inc. based in Whitehorse, YT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Early childhood educator (ECE). Cornerstone Pre-school Inc. offers a comprehensive curriculum that promotes social, emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. Their experienced educators create engaging learning experiences tailored to each child’s interests and abilities, fostering a love for learning that lasts a lifetime. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Cornerstone Pre-school Inc.
Position: Early childhood educator (ECE)
No of Vacancies: 12
Salary: $23.00 to $32.08 hourly (To be negotiated) 35 to 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment Full time
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Shifts: Day, Overtime, 07:30 to 17:30
Work setting: Child care centre


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Experience: Candidates should have experience of 1 to less than 2 years
Credentials: Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, First Aid Certificate, CPR Certificate 

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be comfortable working in a noisy environment
  • The candidates should be non-smoking
  • The candidates should be able to work in an air-conditioned environment

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should prioritize punctuality and demonstrate reliability
  • The candidates possess efficient interpersonal skills and have excellent oral communication
  • The candidates should be a team player and uphold values and ethics

Candidate Status:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent or temporary foreign workers of Canada are eligible for this position
  • International Candidates who don’t have a valid Canadian work permit also can apply


  • The candidates should be able to bathe, diaper, and feed infants and toddlers, and assist in the development and implementation of child-care programs that support children’s holistic development
  • The candidates should be able to engage in storytelling, lead activities promoting children’s development, and encourage creativity through art, music, and physical activities
  • The candidates should be able to guide children in proper habits, maintain daycare equipment, and assist with housekeeping and cooking duties
  • The candidates should be able to observe children for learning or behavioral issues, submit written observations to supervisors, and discuss progress or problems at staff meetings
  • The candidates should have knowledge of licensing regulations, establish behavior guidelines, assess children’s abilities and needs, and collaborate with parents and other staff members
  • The candidates should be able to plan and maintain a safe environment, organize activities for school-age children, and supervise and coordinate the activities of other staff members


  • The candidates will get dental plan, health care plan, group insurance benefits, free parking, and learning/training paid by employer

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your Resume, highest level of education and name of institution where it was completed, proof of the requested certifications, and cover letter) through the below-mentioned details

By email

In person
2158 2nd Avenue
Whitehorse, YT
Y1A 5N9
Between 07:30 a.m. and 05:30 p.m.

Be prepared for the screening questions. Include answering the following questions while applying:

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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