Supported Child Development Assistant

Competition No.: SCD2017-12-05-PT

Closing Date: Monday, January 8, 2018

We are seeking a dedicated Supported Child Development Assistant for a permanent part-time position, offering 20 hours per week. The function of the SCD Assistant is to provide supplementary staffing support to ensure that children with support needs are able to fully participate in the childcare settings chosen by their families. The SCD Assistant works within a designated child care setting as a part of the childcare team. This team includes the childcare setting staff, parents and families that attend the program. As a part of the team in an inclusive childcare centre, the SCD Assistant will aim to ensure that the child/ren they are supporting are included in all aspects of the program.


Certificate in child development such as Early Childhood Education, Special Needs Education, Certified Education Assistant, Bachelors of Education or a combination of related child development training and experience.

A Minimum of one year of experience working with children who have additional support needs.

Review the detailed Job Description.


The SCD Assistant will work in various childcare settings in the South Okanagan with the Supported Child Development Program, facilitated by Penticton & District Community Resources Society.

To Apply

Please note the competition number and submit resume and cover letter to:

You may also mail or drop off your application to:

PDCRS Resumes
330 Ellis Street
Penticton, BC  V2A 4L7

PDCRS is an equity employer and encourages applications from men, women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit and Metis people, people of all sexual orientation and genders and others who may contribute our further diversification.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.