Child Development Facilitator (CDF)
As a not-for-profit working with vulnerable populations, our ultimate desire is to end the cycle of poverty and trauma for future generations of Calgarians. By combining healthcare, education and housing services, CUPS’ helps adults and families living in poverty and suffering from trauma to move from being in-crisis towards becoming more self-sufficient. Working together with partner organizations, we use proven principles from the science of building brains and resiliency to help people weave together a wide range of skills to build economic, social and health resiliency.
CUPS’ was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top Ten Most Impactful charities and received the United Way Spirit of Gold Social Innovation award.
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 commencing in September 2018 for the 2018/19 school year.
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.
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.
We offer a competitive salary range and benefits package.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to:
1001 10 Ave SW
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.