Developmental Assistant

New Heights School & Learning Services runs a unique specialized program tailored to preschool and school age children with autism spectrum disorder, or have similar learning differences. New Heights Home & Community Support (HCS) is a play-based program that utilizes the strengths and interests of each child to address developmental goals. The focus of HCS program is on services to children age 2.5 – 7 years.

We are currently accepting resumes for one full-time maternity leave position as a Developmental Assistant to work in our Home and Community Support program.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, Developmental Assistants will:

  • Support families by modeling strategies for parents/guardians and coaching them as they practice
  • Determine approaches that are most effective for the family and child
  • Develop and implement playful and engaging learning activities to address specified goals inside the home and the community
  • Monitor and document child and family progress

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (certificate, diploma, and/or degree) in an appropriate discipline
  • Experience working with families with children with autism spectrum disorder or similar social and communication challenges
  • Background in early childhood development a definite asset
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be self-directed, flexible, highly motivated and to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Must have availability to work within Monday to Friday 8:00am-6:00pm time frame
  • Must have vehicle & valid driver’s license

What we offer:

  • time compensation for travel as well as paid mileage ($0.59/km)
  • flexible schedule
  • vacation time, personal days
  • comprehensive benefits package plus health spending account (completely covered by New Heights)
  • access to professional development funds
  • a team of fun and caring staff
  • a culture that values work-life balance, as well as personal and professional growth

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected].  Resumes will be received until a suitable candidate is found. Position can start in January 2022.  All applicant submissions are appreciated, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.



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PD Day

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PAC meeting

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