South Peace Community Resource Society

Childcare Support Worker

Chetwynd

Job description

SOUTH PEACE COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

JOB POSTING

POSITION TITLE: Childcare Support Worker – Chetwynd (Casual)

CLASSIFICATION: Early Childhood Educator

GRID LEVEL: 10

PROGRAM: Supported Child Development Program

REPORTS TO: Department Manager

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Department Manager and Childcare Consultant the Childcare Support Worker will:

Implement the individual education plans within a childcare setting for children with additional needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Childcare Support Worker will have:

• Early Childhood Education Diploma or 2 years’ experience working with special needs children in a supervised setting or combination of Early Childhood Education courses and experience

• First Aid ticket

• An equivalent Combination of education and/or experience.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: The Childcare Support Worker will be:

• Self-directed

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Good written and verbal communication

• Commitment to the philosophies of integration and inclusion

Ability to work within a variety of teams and a variety of children

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES: The Childcare Support Worker must demonstrate:

• a high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct;

• a capacity for empathetic listening;

• a willingness to work flexible hours;

• sensitivity;

• cultural awareness;

• good boundaries and self care practices; and

• Decisiveness.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Childcare Support Worker will:

• Adhere to licensing requirements, provincial standards and all legislation related to children and families.

• Assist with some administrative duties as required by the Department Manager or Child Care Consultant.

• Submits progress reports monthly at the beginning of each month.

• Assist individual children within the childcare setting respecting the child’s needs to achieve independence whenever possible.

• Assist in creating individualized plans in consultation with the Child Care Consultant and other pertinent individuals.

• Implements strategies that meet the individual child’s plan.

• Attend to the child’s physical needs. Needs may include diapering, toileting, eating, sleeping, ambulatory aid assistance, physical positioning.

• Utilize teaching techniques, which include modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing.

• Ensures that the child is involved with all aspects of the child care setting while maintaining the safety of the child at all times.

• Maintain current progress reports for each child, including attendance, observations of child’s involvement in activities, behaviors, recommendations, etc.

• Maintain open communication with parents and other professionals in a confidential manner as required and approved by parents.

• Confer with parents regarding unusual or problematic issues in a manner, which maintains the confidentiality of other children, daycare staff and co-workers.

• Acts as an ambassador to the Supported Child Development goal of integrations.

• Works as a team member within the childcare setting ensuring consistency of interventions and cooperative approach in all interactions.

• Act as a model for the childcare provider giving them the opportunity to become comfortable with strategies for meeting the individual child’s needs.

• Attend work-related meetings including staff and team meetings.

Any other related duties as assigned by the Department Manager or Child Care consultant

Qualifications and Experience

TheChildcare Support Worker will have:
• Early Childhood Education Diploma or 2 years’ experience working with specialneeds children in a supervised setting or combination of Early ChildhoodEducation courses and experience
• First Aid ticket
• An equivalent Combination of education and/or experience.

Skills and Abillities

TheChildcare Support Worker will have:
• Early Childhood Education Diploma or 2 years’ experience working with specialneeds children in a supervised setting or combination of Early ChildhoodEducation courses and experience
• First Aid ticket
• An equivalent Combination of education and/or experience.

Hours & Schedule

Casual

Start Date

Once Filled

Number of Vacancies

1

How to Apply

SUBMITRESUMES TO: Lori Brooks, Human Resource Coordinator P.O. Box 713 (10110 - 13thStreet) DAWSON CREEK, BC, V1G 4H7 Fax: (250) 782-4167 E-mail: humanresources@spcrs.ca

Application Deadline

October 27, 2021

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