Child Development Facilitator

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre

Child Development Facilitator

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre
Description of Position / skills Required

Posting:         Thursday, October 17, 2019

Closing Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found

Position:        Child Development Facilitator (CDF)
Reports to:     EASE Teacher
Location:        Red Deer, AB
Status:            Full time position available

Our team at Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre is growing and changing and we want you to join us! Aspire’s mission is to provide hope to children with special needs, the families who love them and the communities that care for them.

Our preschool program, Early Access to Supportive Education (EASE) offers an exciting opportunity to work directly with children and their families in a supportive, multidisciplinary school environment.

The EASE Program provides a range of services to young children with special needs who qualify for Program Unit Funding (PUF).  The successful candidate will be supporting the Teacher in the provision of ECS programming to children with special needs.  Child development facilitators (CDF) work within a classroom team that includes teachers, therapists and other CDF’s to implement strategies to meet individual child goals using a play-based approach.  In addition, CDFs facilitate inclusion in a community playschool setting and assist in transporting children to programming.

Certifications / Qualifications / Education

The ideal candidate will have a minimum ELCC or EA Certificate, ELCC Diploma, DACS Diploma or similar designation. Experience working with young children who have severe delays or disabilities is a particular asset. The successful candidate must also have a valid Alberta driver’s license in good standing and access to a vehicle is required. 

Additional documents required for employment include:

  • Current First Aid Certification 
  • Police (RCMP) Check, with Vulnerable Sector check (renewed every three years)
  • Driver’s abstract (renewed every three years)
  • Child Intervention (Welfare) Record Check (renewed every three years)
Job Location
Red Deer, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time
Child and Youth Care
Wage: The wage for this position is commensurate with Aspire salary grid, starting at $17.00/hr, and is based on education, training and experience.
How to Apply

If you meet the above requirements, please forward your resume ASAP along with three references to:

Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre
4826 47th Street
Red Deer AB T4N 1R2

Linda Smith, EASE Principal


Fax: 403-340-2615

*No phone calls please.

While Aspire would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.