Child Development Specialist-Huntsville (#0480)

Announcement #0480

Aletheia House is looking for a child development specialist for the Huntsville, AL area. The
area served is Madison 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 treatment for
substance abuse disorders. The child development specialist works closely with the treatment
services coordinator.

Office Location of Position: Women’s Hope North, Huntsville, AL

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide evidenced-based childcare services to the dependent children of women who are in
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, director of behavioral
health, chief operating officer and/or executive director

Qualifications:
-High school diploma required. Bachelors of Science degree in education or social work
preferred
-Work experience and undergraduate coursework in early childhood education and certification
preferred

Job Salary: $12.00 – $15.00 per hour

Hours:
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 jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at: www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover
letter and resume to 205-203-4843. Please insert in the subject line (CDS-0480).
* Please include both documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

Closing Date-Time:
Open until filled

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