Head Start Assistant

Website Stswecem'c Xgat'tem First Nation


70 hours bi-weekly

Job Summary


Under the supervision of the Head Start Coordinator the Head Start Assistant will be required to provide healthy snacks and lunches and assist in coordinating activities for students in a classroom environment encouraging positive self-esteem, achievement and personal education success with parental involvement.



  • Head Start Certificate preferred*
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Food Safe Certificate *
  • Pediatric First Aid Certificate *

       * (SXFN is willing to provide training)


  • Answer phones, filing, photocopying, making notices and posters
  • Prepares menus
  • Creates a shopping list for the upcoming period of food supplies by estimating quantities and keeps records of food use for budget monitoring
  • Prepares and serves lunch and snacks considering nutritional content and variety
  • Prepares snacks and/or food for outings as required
  • Works cooperatively with the Head Start Coordinator to encourage the active participation of all parents in the program.
  • Supervise children during Head Start Coordinator lunch break and office time
  • Other duties as assigned or required


Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license


Salary: As per company salary grid: this position is Pay Grade 3 $12.85 – $16.27 per hour


TO APPLY:    Please submit a cover letter outline relevant experience and training, wage expectation, resume and copies of certificates to:

ATTENTION: Band Administrator

Stswecem̓c Xgat̓tem First Nation

General Delivery, Dog Creek, BC

V0L 1J0

Or Fax:  250-440-5679

Or email:  bandadmin@canoecreekband.ca

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until position is filled


We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for an Interview will be contacted

To apply for this job email your details to bandadmin@canoecreekband.ca