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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.

Responsibilities:
• 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.

Qualifications:
• 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
$30
 per hour
Support for Individual Age Group
0-6
Location
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
English
Willing to group with other family to share a Support Worker?