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Child Care Specialist

Company: Soar Autism Center
Location: Parker
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

At Soar, we are dedicated to enhancing the lives of children and their families with a focus on those with autism. Our approach is nurturing and child-centered , offering a variety of services that are tailored to meet the unique needs of each child. We believe in engaging with children early and providing comprehensive support through play-based activities and programs. As a Child Care Specialist, you'll have the remarkable chance to contribute directly to the growth of young children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This role works in collaboration with a team of experts, including Board-Certified Behavior Analysts, Speech Therapists, and Occupational Therapists. It is an entry-level role and does not require prior certification; we provide complete training for this position. The role is a great fit for: Recent college graduates looking to jump start their career: Psychology graduates, special education graduates, child development grads, teaching degree holders, or similar Anyone with childcare experience and who loves kids: Child care providers, paraprofessionals, nannies, babysitters, preschool teachers, day care workers, Montessori teachers or assistants, tutors, substitute teachers, childcare volunteers, Sunday School teachers, or similar Frontline healthcare workers looking for a change: Home health aides, behavioral health techs, psychiatric aides, child life specialists, or others Encore career workers: anyone looking for a fresh start in a mission-driven organization supporting kids! Responsibilities Offer one-on-one support to children aged 2-6 in a clinic environment, guided by science-backed, naturalistic therapeutic methods Implement intervention plans crafted by expert clinicians in behavior analysis, speech, and occupational therapy Team up with the child's healthcare professionals to provide consistent, high-quality care Qualifications Previous experience with children aged 2-6, ideally in a professional capacity Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written Computer and tablet literacy Reliable transportation and punctuality are essential, as well as an ability to meet specific physical demands of the job Preference for college graduates or people pursuing a college degree What We Offer $20.50-$26.00/hour with regular bonus and promotion opportunities. All staff members are considered every 3 months for a raise or promotion Comprehensive health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans Student loan repayment and tuition reimbursement benefits A 401k plan after one year of service Generous paid time off and holiday schedule Flexible, planned unpaid leave through our "Time for You" program Opportunities for career growth within the fields of behavior analysis, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and more A guarantee of a minimum of 30 work hours per week for full-time employees Performance-based promotions, raises, and bonuses A mission-driven organization and fun culture where purpose is at the center of our work Join us in a fun, team-oriented environment committed to delivering great care for children! This position is "evergreen", and does not have an associated application deadline.

Keywords: Soar Autism Center, Parker , Child Care Specialist, Other , Parker, Colorado

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