Employment Opportunities

Child Development Support Worker
Jordan’s Principle – Child First Initiative
Little Star Lodge Program

CHILD DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT WORKER DESCRIPTION

The Jordan’s Principle Initiative is a program designed to assist children in the community with healthy physical, educational and social development. The child development support worker is responsible for working directly with children, youth and caregivers as well as healthcare staff in the community. The program will incorporate knowledge of educational and medical best practices and individualized child engagement approaches.

DUTIES:

  • Create and implement age-appropriate activities and lesson plans that promote child development and learning.
  • Observe and track children’s progress and behavior to identify areas for improvement and provide feedback to parents and supervisors.
  • Identify specific educational, social, and emotional goals for each child based on the strengths, interests and capacities, as well as the barriers and challenges for each child.
  • Collaborate with other child development professionals, including teachers, therapists and social workers to ensure the best possible outcome for children.
  • Establish and maintain positive and supportive relationships with children and caregivers to ensure the students fully participate in the program
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to children’s development, behavior and progress.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for children.
  • Attend training and professional development sessions to stay up-to-date on best practices in child development and early childhood education.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Grade 12
  • A certification as a Health Care Aide, Early Child Educator, or hold post-secondary training in Disability and Community Support. An acceptable combination of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Ability and willingness to work with children with disabilities
  • Effective communication skills with both verbal and non-verbal populations
  • A class 4 driving license required, (class 5 will be considered, with the willingness to obtain a class 4 driving license)
  • Access to a personal vehicle
  • Must be comfortable using computers, particularly Microsoft Office

Application deadline: May 29th, 2024

Starting Salary: $40,501.50 annually

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  • Résumé
  • Cover Letter
  • Photocopy of driver’s license
  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable Sectors check
  • Current Driver’s Abstract

Attention to:
Sagkeeng HR
P.O. Box 3, Fort Alexander, MB
R0E 0P0

Résumés can be mailed to the above address, emailed to jobs@sagkeeng.ca or dropped off at the Sagkeeng Finance Office.

LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

PLEASE ENSURE YOU SUBMIT CURRENT CONTACT INFORMATION AND IF IT CHANGES, PLEASE ENSURE YOU NOTIFY US.

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