REACH Supported Child Development Consultant

Posted 4 weeks ago

Supported Child Development Consultant (30 Hours per week)

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. Including but not limited to uploading and maintaining documents, preparing service agreements, and waitlist support.

 Start Date : ASAP

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, 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
  • 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
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

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

Closing date for Applications: November 30, 2021

Interested applicants should submit their resume and letter of application to recruit@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.

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 criminal and credential background check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. We thank you for your interest in the position

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