I’m For Kids Team is a Community-Based Early Intervention Program for children 2 ½ to 6 years with an inclusive, play-based approach to developmentally appropriate programming. Each child/ family becomes part of a Multi-Disciplinary Instructional Team consisting SLP, OT, PT, Psychologist, Educational Behaviour Specialist (EBS), Program Support Assistant (PSA) and Education Coordinator (EC).

Our program offers a variety of programming options including individualized and small group programming, as well as opportunities for coaching parents and team collaboration. All Psychologists work collaboratively in planning and delivering programming.

Responsibilities Include:

Working with a supportive, progressive multi-disciplinary team

Assessment and programming for preschool-aged children with a variety of needs

Participation in the development of Individualized Program Plans (IPPs) and Behaviour Support Plan

Work collaboratively in community preschools and small groups settings with all team members including families, Preschool teachers, and Program Support Assistants (PSAs)

To team with families in the development of the IPP, review and monitor goals and progress throughout the year

Contributing to ongoing Program Support Assistant training

We Offer:

Competitive salary (comparable to AHS and School boards)

Benefits package

Paid vacation

Laptop and supplies/materials provided

The ideal candidate will:

Have strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skill

Be able to work independently AND as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Have excellent time management skills

Experience in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of diagnostic, psychometric and behavioral tests for children ages 2-6 who may be suspected to have a range of cognitive, behavioral, and/or developmental disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Experience in the administration of the ADI-R, ADOS-2, and WPPSI-IV are considered an asset.

Ability to meet the physical demands of the children and learning environment

Qualifications

- Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Psychology or equivalent

- Registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP)

- Able to complete formalized diagnostic assessments (eg. ADOS, BASC, ADI-R)

- Have a valid driver's license, reliable vehicle, and willingness to travel

- Lifting and carrying demands may be required; the ability to bend at the waist, stoop, twist, stand, walk and sit frequently. The ability to lift/push/pull/carry between 10 to 50 lbs.

- Current Police Information Check (Vulnerable sector, must be within the last 6 months)

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
I'm For Kids Team Ltd
Posting Date:
10/8/2021 9:29:23 AM
Location:
Calgary, Alberta
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