REACH Aboriginal Supported Child Development Consultant

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

To consult in a variety of settings, providing support to families, children, childcare settings, and community partners that result in family centered, inclusive services for children with special needs. Additional job duties may include program support as required. Supports program and other Reach staff with Indigenous teachings and information.

Requirements:

A graduate of an accredited university or college with a degree or certificate pertaining to child development. This may include an E.C.E. certificate with a Special Needs citation; or Youth and Child Care Degree. Similar education and experience could be considered.

 

Experience:

  • A demonstrated working knowledge of family centered service, early intervention, child development, trauma informed practice, family support and community-based services;
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working with children and youth with developmental delays and challenging behaviour;
  • Experience working in an inclusive child care setting

 

Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Successful candidate will have well developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • An understanding of inclusion and the ability to promote inclusive practice
  • Understanding and knowledge of Indigenous culture, traditions and issues impacting on urban Indigenous families
  • Has Indigenous cultural agility and demonstrates appropriate behavioral competencies in building relationships with the Indigenous community
  • Strong organizational and computer skills including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel and database experience
  • An understanding of child development and best practice
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team

 

This position may require the use of a personal vehicle as well as cell phone.

 

Applications will be reviewed starting October 4th 2021 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

Interested applicants should submit their resume and letter of application to carolk@reachchild.org

 

 

Reach Child and Youth Development Society welcomes and encourages applications from members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. If you require an accommodation

through our hiring process, please include your request in the application email. We honor life experience and cultural backgrounds and take all forms of education into consideration.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with REACH. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

REACH is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, clients, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of our society. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.

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