Practice Consultant, ECE Registry
Administrative Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
A great opportunity to take the next step in your career
The Early Childhood Educator Registry (Registry) is the legislated authority responsible for the certification of Early Childhood Educators (ECE) and ECE Assistants and the investigation of complaints and practice concerns regarding ECEs and ECE Assistants. The Registry also monitors and supports post-secondary educational institutions recognized to offer early childhood education training programs.
The Practice Consultant provides orientation, training and expert consultation to new and existing staff within the ECE Registry; specifically the Certification and Professional Excellence and Outreach Teams including: Program Support, Assessors, Training Analysts and Team Leads. The position provides expert consultation to management, supervisors, and staff regarding complex issues of assessment of suitability, detailed document review and verification, certification, and curriculum analysis processes and protocols. This position is also responsible for ensuring that the ECE Registry’s mandate remains a priority within an integrated service delivery framework. In addition, the Practice Consultant assists in employee development by coordinating cross-training opportunities for current staff in order for them to gain expertise in other positions in the ECE Registry.
This is a senior level position that requires a specialized and in-depth knowledge of assessment of suitability processes, ECE curriculum, adult education systems, Administrative Law and Natural Justice, the Child Care Sector Occupational Competencies, applicable legislation and the early care and learning sector in British Columbia. This position is responsible to develop, implement and evaluate operational policies/procedures, identify learning gaps to inform the development of staff orientation and training programs and to provide evidence-based advice and direction to the ECE Registry Leadership staff regarding practice in order to ensure consistent, quality practice and adherence to administrative law principles.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.? For specific position related enquiries, please contact Clare.Cronin@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.? For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
? – Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in policy and procedure development and analysis and administrative law plus 3 years of progressive and recent, related experience OR
? – Diploma in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in policy and procedure development and analysis and administrative law plus 4 years of progressive and recent, related experience OR??
? – Certificate in Early Childhood Education or related field and formal training* in policy and procedure development and analysis and administrative law and a minimum of 5 years of progressive and recent, related experience.
*Formal training in policy and procedure development and analysis may?have been?completed on the job and/or at a post-secondary educational institution.
Recent, related experience must include all of the following:
– Working in a regulatory environment, applying legislation and regulations, conducting suitability assessments, developing and reviewing operational policies, procedures and practice tools..
– Analyzing and evaluating program performance.
– Establishing collaborative relationships with all levels of staff, including senior management, and external stakeholders.
– Leading projects from conception to completion within a collaborative work environment.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
– A Degree, Diploma or Certificate in Early Childhood Education and hold (or eligible to hold) British Columbia Early Childhood Educator certification.
– Experience developing, implementing and evaluating staff orientation and training programs.
– Experience working in a licensed child care facility and/or in the early care and learning sector.
– Experience in the development, review and implementation of competency-based curriculum.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it?may not?be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.