Early Childhood Inclusion Facilitator

Program Summary

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Early Years Programs & Services and within the overall objectives of the program, the successful candidate will support the healthy development of families at the Scarborough East EarlyON Child & Family Centers. The successful candidate will provide integration supports and services to families with children who require additional supports, and provide workshops and training for professional staff.  The successful candidate will ensure that all organizational policies are followed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide support to staff and families in the early identification of developmental diversities of children from birth to 6 years old
  • Work with all EarlyON Child and Family sites to develop welcoming and physically accessible programs, integrating children with special needs and their families.
  • Develop and implement modified program plans to facilitate inclusion for individual children, in consultation with program staff
  • Assist parents to access specialized child development services, provide information on child development and parenting topics
  • Make appropriate referrals to other early years services, Aisling Discoveries, and other community services and programs that support children and their families
  • Facilitate workshops and training for families & Early Years staff, supporting inclusion and integration
  • Support volunteers, interns and work placement students in achieving personal goals and developing new skills
  • Participate in the operation of all sites as required, including stats, record keeping & other duties

Qualifications

  • Early Childhood Education degree (OR equivalent)
  • Special Needs Resource Consultant Certificate OR Behavioural Analysis diploma/degree (OR in progress of obtaining) an asset
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience working in an early years environment OR similar
  • Demonstrate experience working with children who require additional supports
  • Ability to provide workshops/training opportunities for adults
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Extensive knowledge of community services that support families with children with special needs
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a range of consultation and support services to families
  • Knowledge of the KGO community and it’s diversity
  • Current First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Valid Driver’s License an asset
  • Second language is an asset
  • Strong skills and experience using Microsoft applications(Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint & Publisher)

Hours: 25 per week                                                                    Contract Period: 1 year
Job Code: ECIF                                                                           Deadline for submission: August 20, 2018

Please submit Resume to:              

In person: East Scarborough Boys & Girls Club, 100 Galloway Road, Scarborough, ON, M1E 1W7

Fax: 416-281- 0458

E-mail: hr@esbgc.ca with subject line: ECIF