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Job Number:  55134
Child Care Consultant
Job Posted: Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 12 July 2019
(9 days ago)
Child Development Institute
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: $56,665/annum


Child Development Institute (CDI) is a leading children’s mental health agency in the City of Toronto offering a range of services to approximately 3,500 children ages 0‐12, youth ages 13-18 and their families each year. Our mission is to promote and support the healthy development of children and to strengthen the families and communities in which they live. We provide four streams of service to families in need: early intervention, family violence, healthy child development and specialized mental health services for children and youth with learning disabilities.



Child Development Institute is seeking one Child Care Consultant to work collaboratively in the Toronto community to provide services to designated licensed childcare centers, for children (aged 0 – 12) with special needs. The services delivered by the Consultant help support and promote an inclusive child care system.



The Child Care Consultant will carry out consultation regarding individual children through various means including observational visits, screening tools, assessment of strengths and needs, the development and implementation of individual consultation plans, as well as active referral and service coordination. Workshops, resources and program consultations are also provided to child care staff by the Child Care Consultant. Liaison, support, education and service planning with parents are also important responsibilities within this role. Child Care Consultants also participate in committees and networks. Some evening work may be required.


This is a CUPE bargaining unit position.



  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education diploma with Resource Educator diploma (or equivalent) or CYW; and 2 years related experience (i.e. special needs)
  • Registration in good standing at the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Skills and experience in working with infants, preschool and school-age children with various types of special needs, such as developmental delays, ASD, social/emotional and behavioral difficulties
  • Experience with and awareness of the child care community
  • Demonstrated abilities in the screening/assessment of child and family needs, documentation of individualized goal plans with strategies, as well as in case management and active service coordination
  • Demonstrated ability for program planning to address specific issues
  • Demonstrated skills in offering workshops to parents and professionals
  • Sound knowledge of child development and behaviour guidance
  • Experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds

Thank you in advance for your interest. However, due to the volume of resumes received, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Child Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value inclusivity & diversity in the workplace. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). Child Development Institute will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment & selection process to applicants with disabilities. During any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require.   Any information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


All applicants are advised that offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Vulnerable Sector Check.

How to Apply
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Please submit your chronological resume via e-mail to:

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Contact Details
Natalee Brown-Massey
Child Development Institute
197 Euclid Ave
Toronto, ON, M6J 2J8

Tel: 416-603-1827
www:   www.childdevelop.ca

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