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BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST –CASUAL POSITIONS
DEPARTMENT:
Autism Department
POSTING PERIOD: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 until filled. HSA – This posting is open to male and female applicants and requires Union membership
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT: Community Social Services General Services Collective Agreement
STATUS: Casual
START DATE: As soon as possible
END DATE: ongoing
HOURS OF WORK: Varies by the demands of the program
HOURLY RATE: $17.47/hour – $20.34/hour as per Grid 10 in the General Services Collective Agreement

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Autism Program Consultants, the Team Leader, and/or the Behaviour Consultant, the Behaviour Interventionist implements a one to one intervention program, developed by a multidisciplinary team for children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Knowledge
Diploma in the Human Service field, with a preference for Early Childhood Education, is required. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
Experience / Other requirements
• Two years of related experience required
• Valid BC Driver’s License / Access to reliable transportation
• Valid First Aid Certificate
• Employment in this position is contingent upon a successful Criminal Record Check. As per the Criminal Records Review Act, “Individuals working with children or vulnerable adults directly or potentially have unsupervised access to children or vulnerable adults must authorize a Criminal Record Check for their employer or authorized organization.”
Other duties as required – refer to Behaviour Interventionist, Job Description for complete listing

SUPPORTED CHILD DEVELOPMENT TEAM LEADER – FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT:
Supported Child Development
POSTING PERIOD:
June 27, 2017 – July 12, 2017 at 4 p.m.
COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT:
Community Social Services General Collective Agreement
HSA – This posting is open to male and female applicants and requires Union membership
STATUS: Regular Full Time 1.0 FTE
START DATE: As soon as possible
END DATE: Ongoing
HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week
LOCATION OF WORK: Oyama, B.C. to Peachland, B.C.
HOURLY RATE: $27.65 – $32.01 Paraprofessional Grid 15 as per the Collective Agreement

JOB SUMMARY: The Supported Child Development (SCD) Team Leader works under the overall supervision of the Executive Director but reports directly to the Operations Manager. The SCD Team Leader, in conjunction with the Operations Manager, is responsible for the coordination of activities within the Supported Child Development program and provides mentorship, consultation and support to all other SCD staff team members. The SCD Team Leader also oversees the supports given to families and community caregivers in order to facilitate effective practice in meeting the developmental needs of children within inclusive Early Learning Centres in the Central Okanagan (Oyama to Peachland).
The SCD Team Leader participates in the hiring, training, and orientation of SCD staff. The SCD Team Leader is responsible to ensure there is appropriate interaction and supervision provided to the SCD Program Assistants.
In addition to other client services, The SCD Team Leader functions as the Starbright Liaison with School District #23 in providing kindergarten transition information and planning for clients transitioning into kindergarten services. Where appropriate, kindergarten transition meetings will be organized so that the families, appropriate Starbright staff and appropriate school district staff are brought together to share information.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or an early childhood development related field – child and youth care, psychology, social work, or education.
EXPERIENCE : Three years management experience in the community social services sector with a demonstrated and in-depth working knowledge of Supported Child Development, child care, early intervention programs and services, applicable legislation and policies, best practices in the SCD field
Minimum of three years professional experience as a Supported Child Development Consultant is required.
A minimum of five years professional experience working with families and children who require extra support
Demonstrated values and skills in inclusive philosophy, family centered practice and individual planning
Experience working with other professionals
Administrative and supervisory experience in hiring, training, and monitoring support staff.
Extensive experience and training in the appropriate early childhood assessments tools
Experience in developing and implementing support guides
High level of skills related to Microsoft software, as well as collection, input and audit of a database similar to Nucleus
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Employment in this position is contingent upon a successful Criminal Record Check, As per the Criminal Records Review Act, “Individuals working with children or vulnerable adults must authorize a Criminal Record Check for their employer or authorized organization
Must have a current valid BC driver’s license with access to reliable transportation.
Must have a current ECE License to Practice
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
Other duties as described in Supported Child Development Team Leader Job Description (available on request)

Please submit your letter of interest & resume to the attention of: Terri Nakayama, Human Resources via email to humanresources@starbrightokanagan.ca

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