Join Our Team

We’re proud of our team.

At Maven Lane, we pride ourselves on offering care from such highly skilled and experienced Early Childhood Educators. If you have your ECE and you’re looking for opportunities in Vernon, please apply for one of our postings or send your resume so we have it on file.

  • Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood Educators/Assistants

    • Position: Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood Educators/Assistants
    • Type: Full Time

    Canada’s 3rd largest Early Learning Centre, under one roof, is seeking Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood Educators/Assistants to join our quickly growing team. Maven Lane is a non-profit society and registered charity that has been serving the Vernon community since 1994. Maven Lane offers 12 unique programs holding a solid reputation for early learning, to over 276 children between the ages of 9 months and 12 years old. We are dedicated to providing leading edge, high quality education, care and recreation for children from infancy though elementary school. We support the local community by providing much-needed long term and reliable child care, stable employment opportunities, and leadership in professional early learning. We are looking for passionate and professional Infant/Toddler and Early Childhood Educators who are committed to contributing to children, families, teammates and the community that surrounds us.

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge of the Emergent Curriculum approach to learning
    • License to Practice as an IT and/or ECE and/or ECEA
    • IT/ECE Diploma or courses an asset
    • Criminal Record Check
    • First Aid certificate – meeting requirements for provincial Child Care Regulations
    • Doctors medical note verifying applicant is physically, mentally and emotionally fit to work with children
    • Ability to work respectfully and collaboratively with a team of fellow educators
    • Ability to establish and maintain nurturing, positive relationships with children, staff and families.

    Maven Lane Offfers:

    • Competitive wages
    • Continuing education funding
    • Room for Advancement
    • Annual holidays
    • Personal Days
    • Extended Health and Dental Package
    • RRSP Contributions
    There has never been a better time to join our team of early education professionals, please contact Jen McDonald.


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  • Board Member Opportunity

    • Position: Board Member
    • Type: As Needed

    Founded by parents in 1994, and remaining a parent driven non-profit organization today, Maven Lane, governed by the North Okanagan Child Care and Montessori Preschool Society (NOCCS), has built a strong reputation in the North Okanagan for quality child care. Currently we offer 4 infant-toddler programs, 5 three-five programs and 3 school age programs. NOCCS provides care for over 250 children in the North Okanagan. In December 2014 we purchased West Vernon Elementary to be our permanent home. Since then, we have started many initiatives including

    • Building renovations;
    • Outside space and playground enhancement;
    • Strategic Plan implementation;
    • Fundraising;
    • Rebranding and Marketing.
    Moving forward, we are also looking to provide permanent space to other  family/community service groups in our community. You can be part of this amazing society and make a difference in our community! We are seeking prospective Board members to be part of our professional, exciting, and progressive Board of Directors. Specific skillsets we are seeking are:
    • Knowledge, experience or interest in the following:
      • strategic planning
      • community development
      • building/property management
      • human resources
    • Interest in early learning education;
    • Experience or interest in governance is beneficial
    • Ability to commit up to 8 hours a month for meetings;
    • Committed to improving the lives of children and families in the North Okanagan.
    To request a Board application package, please email the Board Chair at BOD@mavenlane.org. A Director position is not for you, but you still want to be involved and help our Society? We are always seeking Subcommittee positions and volunteers for special events. Feel free to contact our Executive Director ed@mavenlane.org to see how you can help! [gravityform id="7" title="true" description="true"]


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Why join the team at Maven Lane?

  • Feel at home in a warm environment with great families and supportive staff.
  • Build your strengths and pursue your interests with funding and support for ongoing professional development.
  • Work with the age group that suits you best since we offer care to all ages, from infants to 12-year olds.
  • Employ a range of leading-edge early learning philosophies through our unique programs and enjoy the rewards of seeing your students shine.
  • Spend more time with your own family, thanks to the four-day work week enjoyed by all of our Vernon ECE staff.
  • Belong to a non-profit organization that’s been guided by the success and well-being of its families and staff since 1994.

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