We are looking for talented and energetic individuals to join our team of professionals at Professional Child Development Associates to provide much needed services to children.
Position Title: Developmental Interventionist (DI)-I
Under the direction and guidance of the Program Specialists, and with on-going support through clinical supervision, a DI-I is responsible to:
Qualifications and Requirements:
B.A. degree in child development, early childhood education, or related field (if within six months of completion of B.A., strong knowledge of child development and extensive work experience with children may be accepted.). Child development course work and work experience with young children required. M.A. in related field and related work experience desirable. Work experience with children, who have challenges in development/special needs, and their families, highly desirable. Bilingual verbal fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, or Cantonese highly desirable. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate ideas clearly, and understanding of cross-cultural differences required. Friendly, positive demeanor and professional maturity required. Desire and physical ability to play on the floor necessary. California driver's license, reliable automobile and current automobile insurance required. California Department of Justice/FBI criminal clearance, TB clearance, or completion of medical treatment, and CPR certification required. An offer of employment is conditional pending receipt of required documentation. Interest in long-term employment preferred.
Work Hours and Requirement:
Part-time (maximum 25 hours/week); position may increase up to full-time hours, as PCDA work/and an employee's individual schedule of 'availability for work' hours permit. Position requires, and decisions to hire are based on, an individual's schedule commitment of 'availability for work' hours, Monday through Saturday, between 8am and 8pm, based on agency needs and mutual written agreement between the individual and PCDA prior to hire. Ability to maintain a consistent part-time (or full-time) weekly schedule of 'availability for work' hours, Monday through Friday (4-5 days/week), between 12pm and 8 pm, and every Saturday, between 8 am and 4 pm (4 hours minimum) preferred. Flexibility and long-term consistency of scheduled 'availability for work' hours is highly desirable. Work hours may be increased and/or 'availability for work' hours may be changed based on agency needs and with mutual written agreement between an employee and PCDA.
Intensive Specialized DI-I Training Requirement and Rate:
An intensive, specialized, multidisciplinary training program is provided to, and attendance is mandatory for, all new DI-I employees during the first month of employment. Training sessions do not preclude other work assignments during the employee's scheduled 'availability for work' hours. Depending on agency needs, an employee may be required to work more than 25 hours during the first month of employment. Attendance at all training sessions, typically scheduled Monday through Friday, between 8am – 3 pm, is required and completion of all required training components is a condition of employment. The rate of pay for the first four (4) weeks of employment is $10.00/hour.
Hourly rate: $12 - $18, based on related education and years of related work experience; pay rate begins the week following completion of the required intensive training program.
How to Apply: If you meet the minimum requirements, email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com.