Program Leader-Its a BLAST

In by Tyne

It's a Blast
July 28, 2022
Lethbridge, Canada
Job Type
$17.75 an hour
  • Lethbridge


Full Job Description

We are looking for energetic, self-motivated, and enthusiastic program leaders to support school-aged children at our before and after school programs.

It’s a BLAST is committed to better serving the community and families by embracing creativity and inclusivity. It’s a BLAST operates within the schools making it a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The successful applicants will have the ability to be flexible in scheduling, and available for scheduling any day of the week.

Program Leader (PL) is responsible for ensuring that children are provided with an opportunity to flourish in a quality program before and after school hours. The PL is accountable for day-to-day operations, and liaising with staff, parents, and other community members. They will create programs that foster hands-on activities designed to meet all children’s needs. PL’s encourage independence and skills in making decisions, cooperating with others, and problem-solving.

What do we need from you?

As a Program Leader, you possess the below skills and abilities:

  • Strong understanding of early childhood development
  • Can provide effective programming - play-based and developmentally appropriate
  • The ability to relate, interact, and communicate well with young children from diverse backgrounds
  • Collaborate effectively with team members and parents, and work independently
  • Possess a high level of empathy and interpersonal skills, with a positive can-do attitude.

To ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment candidates who are offered employment must provide the following within eight weeks of employment:

  • A police information check; including a Vulnerable Sector Check from Police Services
  • A satisfactory Intervention Record Check from South Region Alberta Child and Family Services
  • A First Aid/CPR C Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma is preferred*, although relevant degrees will also be considered

What we offer:

It’s a BLAST runs from Monday – Friday with paid statutory holidays off.

The shifts rotate on a weekly basis, and range from 7 am-4 pm, 8 am-5 pm, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, 9 am-6 pm during summer operation.

During Fall operation, the hours are dependent on school schedules and are generally split between morning shifts of 7:00 am-9:00 am and afternoon shifts of 2:45 pm-6:00 pm.


Competitive wage with government top-up rate for ECEs

Fun, child-focused programming

Health & Dental Benefit program

Paid Vacation/Sick Time for qualifying staff

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From $17.75 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Lethbridge, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • ECE Certificate? (preferred)
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