Job Posting 86567

Supported Child Development Assistant
Sources Community Resources Society
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Parksville BC
closing today (Wed, 10 Aug)
part time  •  $25.82 - $30.07 per hour

 

COMPETITION NO. 22-093

Position: Supported Child Development Assistant

Location:  Parksville, Vancouver Island, B.C.

Hours: 15.5 hours Permanent Part-Time

We are looking for an SCD Assistant to join our Sources Oceanside team! This individual must be flexible, able to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have a strong understanding of child development.

About Sources

SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.

SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.

We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.

Description of position

Reporting to the CDS Team Leader, the SCD Assistant is a permanent employee of Sources Community Resources.

General Responsibilities:

  • Plans and organizes activities for preschool children.
  • Provides support and direct care to children, encouraging their intellectual, physical, and emotional growth.
  • Direct work with the children will occur in daycare / preschool settings.

 

Program Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate activities and experiences for children.
  • Utilizes teaching techniques which include modelling, observing, questioning, demonstrating, and reinforcing.
  • Through observation of children, develops individualized and group curriculum based on the child’s support needs. Maintains liaison with other Child Development team professionals.
  • Ensures a healthy and safe environment. Identifies and removes potential hazards.

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education Certificate, plus Special Needs and / or Infant / Toddler Certificates (preferred).
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent related experience.
  • Effectively utilize Office suite including Excel, Word, Outlook and central data systems.
  • Effectively communicate professionally, verbally and written in English.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR an asset (Training may be accessed through Sources).
  • Criminal Records check through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General Criminal Records Review.
  • Program Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License and own vehicle.

Start Date: 6 September, 2022

Salary: $25.82 - $30.07

Benefits (if applicable):

  • 100% employer paid coverage for extended health and dental
  • Long term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, accidental death & dismemberment coverage
  • Employee & Family Assistance plan
  • Pension plan
  • Generous paid time off, starting at 3 weeks

Closing Date: 10 August, 2022.

 

How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Julie Snowden at .  Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.

 

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