Child Development Facilitator – ECS – TBC

Renfrew Educational Services


Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit, registered charity operating as an independent school. We are an acknowledged leader in program development for children with special needs and children who are typically developing. For 48 years Renfrew has offered a wide range of programs and services to children from Calgary and surrounding areas.

Position Summary

We are seeking a full-time Child Development Facilitator (CDF) for our Elementary Education Program (EEP) at the Thomas Buchanan Centre (75 Sunpark Drive SE). The CDF implements and facilitates daily classroom plans under the direction of the teacher. Working in collaboration with the teacher and therapy team, the CDF evaluates and implements Individual Program Plan (IPP) goals to meet the individual needs of students.

Entry level rate starts at $18.73 per hour and increases based on years of relevant experience and education. We offer a competitive benefits package and group savings matching after 3 months. This is a permanent position to start immediately.

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and implement activities, strategies and schedules to address IPP goals;

Organize and prepare daily plans for individual children/student utilizing visual schedules, special seating, accessing and modifying learning materials, classroom equipment and activities to meet the needs of the child/student;

Focus on relationship building, to support the implementation of sensory-based strategies;

Assist children/student in play activities;

Documentation of child/student’s progress;

Assist with classroom maintenance;

Support children with self care skills (i.e., toilet/diaper, feeding, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications

A minimum grade twelve diploma. Post-secondary education in a related field (2 year program minimum) or equivalent work experience;

Experience working with children with special needs is preferred

Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position

We Offer

Group Benefits including health, dental and matching group savings plan.

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