ABC Head Start Society has been committed to promoting and supporting strong children, families and communities in Edmonton for over 30 years. We know that by giving children the best possible early learning and development opportunities in life, we ensure the future well-being and prosperity of our families and communities. ABC Head Start Society employees are guided by the Spirit of ABC Head Start. Please find more information at: http://....org Spirit of ABC Head Start.pdf
If your professional values align with our agency mission, vision, strategic directions and Spirit please consider joining our team.
Reporting to the Early Learning and Child Care Manager, responsible for supporting children and parents to connect with resources within the community and maintain ongoing communication with parents.
Foster relationships building with site team, the agency, partners and community resources
Continuously work to build meaningful and supportive relationships with the children and families of the centre
Work collaboratively with the site team and community stakeholders to create a family friendly environment
Identify community resources and contacts, and assist families to connect with resources as needed
Create meaningful opportunities for family involvement in programming by tapping into their talents, interests and availability
Work with families to identify priorities and develop action steps to address those priorities in their individual and family life.
Plan, organize and facilitate family gatherings to ensure the group reflects the needs and interests of the families
Participate in the intake process, registration and orientation of families
Understand and participate in the implementation of the Alberta Curriculum Framework
Knowledge of Accreditation standards, contributing towards the evidence of practice
Be aware of all Licensing requirements
Demonstrate best practice in all areas of interaction with children
Support individual learning and development, diversity, equity and inclusion
Assist in the maintenance of documentation of childs development
Support an effective multi-disciplinary team to provide the highest quality of Child Care
Embrace and adhere to the values as outlined on The Spirit of ABC Head Start
Engage in a process of continuous learning and professional development
Have a minimum; Social Work Diploma, Community Disability Studies Certificate or Diploma
Related experience in working with families and young children
Knowledge of community resources in the Edmonton area
Familiar with GRIT program supports
Familiar with Licensing requirements and Accreditation standards
Familiar with the Alberta Curriculum Framework
Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team
Good knowledge of child development and family dynamics
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and collaborative skills
Strong professional boundaries
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent time-management and organizational skills
Have a current; First aid certificate, (with childcare component), Police information check, (with vulnerable Sector check), and Intervention record check.
Start Date: January 2018 Interview Dates: November, December Compensation: $25.97/hour
To apply, email your rsum and a cover letter to [email protected]
Please include Family Liaison Worker in the Subject Line of the email.
For detailed job descriptions, please visit our web site www.....org.
ABC Head Start thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
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