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Support Person / BI for Disabled Child

Job Description

Position Type: Part-Time 6 hours a week for the 2024-2025 school year, with opportunity to continue to the 2025 – 2026 School year.
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays afternoons (12 pm – 3 pm TBC)

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Support Person. The ideal candidate will provide personalized support to a 3-year-old child with disabilities in a preschool setting, ensuring a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment. Preference is given to Early Childhood Educators / Assistants and/or Behavioural Therapists.

• Assist the child with daily activities and routines in the preschool setting.
• Implement individualized educational and behavioral plans under the guidance of specialists.
• Collaborate with preschool staff, therapists, and family members to provide consistent support.
• Monitor and document the child’s progress, adapting strategies as needed.
• Provide assistance with personal care tasks as required.
• Engage the child in developmental activities and therapeutic exercises.

• CPR and First Aid certification is required.
• Criminal Record Check (CRC) is required.
• Certification in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or a related field (preferred).
• Experience working with children with disabilities, particularly in a preschool or educational setting.
• Knowledge of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices/apps and language modelling for non-speaking individuals.
• Knowledge of behavioral therapy techniques and interventions.
• Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with young children.

How to Apply:
Please send your resume outlining your experience and why you are a good fit for this position to zamani.melika@gmail.com by July 31st.

Support Needed
 Part Time (under 30 hours per week)
Pay or Pay Range
 per hour
Support for Individual Age Group
Special Experience Preferred
Personal Care
Willing to Train
Mobility Support
Willing to Train
Behaviour Support
ABA, BI, Willing to Train
Complex Health Needs
Seizure Support, Willing to Train
Skills & Training
Criminal Record Check (CRC)
First Aid
Language Spoken
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?