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Employment Opportunities

Certificated Teacher:

 We are currently not seeking Certificated Teachers to join our team.



Child Development Specialist: 

G.R.I.T. Calgary Society is presently looking to hire Child Development Specialists (a 1:1 aide to work directly with a child or children) starting August 28th, 2023 for the following positions.  

1 Full Time Child  Development Specialist

This position will take place in the SE quadrant of Calgary. This CDS would work with 2 children (1 child in the AM, 1 child in the PM for a minimum of 33 hrs. per week.) 

1 Part-time Child  Development Specialist

This positions will take place in Chestermere. This CDS would be working with a little boy with complex needs 5 mornings per week (16.5hrs per week). 

The successful candidate will: 

​Provide children with quality Early Childhood experiences to support the child's individual learning and development through active participation in everyday natural routines of home, community and or school.   

To work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to meet the unique needs of the child and family. 

Job Requirements: 

​Education- Diploma in Rehabilitation Services or Early Childhood Development or related field. (Equivalencies will be considered) 

Experience -minimum of 1 year work experience with children with special needs, preferably children of preschool age (2.8 to 6 years of age), working with children both in their home and community settings 

Current Certification in Infant Child Emergency First Aid CPR 

Clear Criminal Record Check 

Valid Driver's License, proof of Insurance and reliable vehicle for transporting children if applicable  

Drivers Abstract required if transporting children 

Related Knowledge and Skills: 

Knowledge of theory and principles of child development​  

An understanding of "learning through play" philosophy  

An understanding of purpose and procedures of data collection 

Good interpersonal communication skills 

An ability to adapt to changing situations 

An understanding of the Consultative Model 


​Please forward resumes to:

Paula Carby- Executive Director


 SLP's PT's and OT's:


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