Resource Consultant (3) – Special Needs Resourcing

Position: Resource Consultant

Location: Special Needs Resourcing

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday – Shifts will be scheduled within Hours of Operation (6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

This is a Full-Time Position within the Bargaining Unit

Overview

Successful candidates will act as role models for inclusion and be a resource to the whole classroom team in implementing best practices that will allow all children to participate fully in their own learning and development.

Qualifications

  • A diploma in Early Childhood Education from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology, or through a program on the approved list of post-secondary programs as recognized by the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Valid registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • A Resource Consulting certificate or equivalent
  • Additional training/experience/education related to working with children with special needs
  • Previous experience/training relating to Certification in First Aid including infant/child CPR
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to vehicle
  • Additional consideration will be given to candidates possessing:
    • Fluency in a 2nd language
    • Experience with diverse client groups
    • Training/ Education in Mental Health
    • Training/ Education in ASD
    • Additional job-related training/ certifications

Core Competencies

  • Advocating for Others – Helping build understanding and awareness to remove barriers and achieve inclusion.
  • Working with Others – Communicating to reach understanding in others and yourself and then working together to meet shared goals.
  • Creativity, Problem Solving & Decision Making – Understanding a situation, exploring options and making the best choice to achieve success.
  • Helping Others Achieve – Providing support and guidance to others, building on strengths and encouraging others to work towards their goals.
  • Initiative – Taking the action needed to follow through on plans and act on opportunities and address concerns.
  • Interpersonal Relationships & Respect – Dealing with people in a sensitive and respectful manner. Listening & understanding perspectives.
  • Resilience – Continuing on, even in difficult situations and being willing to take a stand for what is right.

An equivalent combination of Education, Experience and Ability acceptable to the Director and Manager may be considered.

Community Living Hamilton welcomes applications from candidates with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

If this describes you and you are interested in learning more about this role, we invite you to submit a resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
Community Living Hamilton
humanresources@clham.com

Posting closes January 26, 2020

Community Living Hamilton is committed to equitable employment practices.