Supported Child Development Worker, Early Childhood Education Ar
Job ID: 9016
Start Date: asap
Wage: $19.45 - $22.65
Duties: Inclusion Powell River Society, a non-profit community living social services provider on the Northern Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, is seeking out qualified, experienced individuals to work in the agency\'s supported child development program. As the SCD Worker ECE Focus, you would make a significant contribution to children and families by providing effective hands-on support and assistance in licensed preschool, child care and community programs. You would help plan and carry out individually designed programs appropriate to each child to support his/her successful inclusion in programs and activities alongside their peers. This support involves working with all children within the setting to promote and support inclusion and successful experiences for all involved. The SCD Worker may also, where appropriate, develop and support peer group activities that can promote and support the individual goals of the children involved. The SCD Worker uses and promotes a family centred approach and assists parents\\caregivers in helpful strategies to understand and meet the needs of their child and their family. He/she also works with centre operators and staff within the program setting to support the goals of each child/youth on caseload. The SCD Worker is a dedicated and knowledgeable member of a comprehensive organization-wide support team. As such, when deemed qualified with appropriate skills and abilities, he/she may provide services to individuals in related programs including youth programs, when required. The SCD Worker is familiar with and participates in ensuring that the strategic goals of the agency are met.
Requirements: Required Abilities ? Demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships with specific children and their families ? Demonstrated ability to develop positive working relationships with centre operators and staff in settings where children and youth have been placed ? Demonstrated ability to plan and implement activities that complement centre programming, that include peers beyond the target children, and that support the goals of identified children ? Demonstrated ability to maintain an effective professional relationship with the parents and or caregivers. ? Good oral and written communication skills. ? Proven ability to use personal computers and appropriate software effectively to complete the positions work on time. This includes, at a minimum, file management, e-mail, internet use and word processing skills. ? Good interpersonal behaviour and communication skills. ? Knowledgeable about the theory of child development, the principles and practices of early childhood education, early intervention, and family centred care. ? Knowledgeable about the theory and practices of the community living sector. ? Good organization, time and general management skills. ? Ability to participate as a member of a team. ? Ability to function independently. ? Knowledgeable of group process and facilitation skills. ? Able to develop and implement group sessions ? Ability to involve children and youth who have developmental disabilities in community activities regardless of medical or behavioural barriers. ? Proven ability to provide support and/or assist in emergencies. Qualifications ? Fully qualified Early Childhood Education with Special Needs certificate and licence to practice in BC and six months experience is required.
Company: inclusion Powell River Society
Contact: Chris Bolster
Address: 201-4675 Marine Ave.