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CHILD DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR

Title: Child Development Facilitator
Position Type: Contract - Remaining of the 2018/19 school year (with potential for renewal)

Organization

Building resilient lives for Calgarians facing the challenges of poverty and trauma.

Since 1989, CUPS has helped Calgarians overcome adversity. Today we have evolved into an evidence-based organization, using the latest in brain development, to deliver trauma-informed care that builds resilience in individuals, families and the community. CUPS looks beyond short-term solutions to provide lasting, significant impact that spans generations. Together with our Partners we provide integrated care plans across Health Education and Housing to over 11,000 Calgarians each year to help them become self-sufficient. CUPS has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top Ten Most Impactful charities and was also awarded the United Way Spirit of Gold Innovation award.

Position Summary

CUPS Early Intervention program; One World Child Development Centre (with both center-based and in-home services) represents an evidence-based, integrative approach to early intervention with multi-risk families to assist children from ages 3-6 and their families during their formative years to promote optimal social, emotional, and cognitive development and to prevent child maltreatment. 

CUPS is searching for an experienced Child Development Facilitator with a background in Special Education for the remaining of the 2018/19 school year (with potential for renewal).

Responsibilities

The Child Development Facilitator (CDF) will actively engage in a wide range of children’s educational programming needs for children in between the ages of 3-6 years. Responsibilities will include building rapport with all children and their families, supporting children identified as having special needs through documentation, strategizing and consistent, developmentally appropriate programming to accomplish the Nurturing Parent Education (i.e. attachment and expectations of children) and participation objectives.

This individual will also design with colleagues long and short-range learning plans to track child progress as well as develop and implement with the CDC team a plan of parent education activities and special parent events. 

The assignment will require collaborative planning within a multi-disciplinary team including other Child Development Educators, parents, therapy team and consultants.

Qualifications & Requirements

Applicants must hold the Alberta Child Development Supervisor certificate (level 3) with 3-5 yrs. experience in Special Education or a Bachelor of Education with Special Education with at least 2-3 yrs. experience is preferred.

CUPS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates who are interested in this opportunity, please apply via indeed with a resume and cover letter.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.