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17 Dec 2021

Full-Time Early Childhood Interventionist

NWT Disabilities Council –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

NWT Disabilities Council

is looking for:

Early Childhood Interventionist

Description:

The Early Childhood Interventionist, as part of an integrated team, will provide early intervention supports to preschool children experiencing developmental delays. This support is strength based and child-centered and family directed in order to maximize success. The intervention can take place in multiple locations based on the child’s needs and is family directed.

Duties:
• support child, through an individualized plan, to develop skills in areas of delay
• to create positive and strength-based opportunities for skill development in a family-directed, culturally sensitive manner
• establish and maintain good communication and professional relationships with family that are family directed, value based and culturally appropriate,
• participate in professional education and development to enhance knowledge
• encourage the development of natural relationships with peers,
• model appropriate interactions with all children,
• work as part of a larger integrated team of professionals,
• develop, implement, collect data and complete reporting as to the progress in areas of development,
• be punctual and consistent at early intervention sessions,
• fully immersed in play and activities including; walking, play, lifting, bending, running etc. As well as comfortable supporting with dignity and respect; personal hygiene/ health needs and anxiety, sensory and related issues

Qualifications:
• post-secondary education in Early Childhood Education/Education/Disabilities Studies preferred
• preferred knowledge of child development and early intervention strategies
• understanding of Individual child centered planning
• current First Aid and CPR certification,
• two years’ experience working with children with disabilities in an early childhood setting;
• non-violent physical crisis intervention or Safe Management certification (willing to train)
• ability to obtain a Vulnerable Criminal Records Check,
• ability to work well as both; part of an integrated team and independently
• responsible and respectful with adherence to a strict code of confidentiality and conduct
• administrative requirements to include a working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to keep accurate and concise case notes

How to Apply

Please email resumés to: admin@nwtdc.net

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2022-01-16

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