Child Development Specialist (#0512) Muscle Shoals

Announcement #0512

Aletheia House is looking for a child development specialist for the Huntsville, AL area.  The area served is Colbert County.


Position Summary:
The child development specialist is responsible for providing childcare services and childcare development with all dependent children to the women who are receiving outpatient treatment for substance abuse disorders.  The child development specialist works closely with the treatment services coordinator.

Office Location of Position:  528 Kelsey Avenue, Muscle Shoals, AL  35661

Primary Responsibilities:

-Provide evidenced-based childcare services to the dependent children of women who are in outpatient treatment for a substance abuse disorder

-Provide age appropriate developmental activities with children

-Referrals to Help Me Grow

-Attend to children by providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to children.  This may include, but not limited to feeding, dressing and overseeing play

-Report observed or unusual behavior of the children to their mother and the clinical staff.

-Maintain all childcare records and a log of all childcare services

-Solve routine problems related to the children who are in care

-Perform other duties as assigned by the treatment services coordinator, chief operating officer and/or executive director


-Bachelors of Science degree in education or social work required

-Work experience and undergraduate coursework in early childhood education and certification preferred


Job Salary:  $16.00 – $20.00 per hour



Part-time /Non-Exempt – Monday- Friday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

25 Hours


To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment (cover letter and resume) to, apply at:, or fax cover letter and resume to 205-203-4843.  Please insert in the subject line (CDS-0512).

* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:

Open until filled

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