We are looking for a personal assistant to accompany our 4 year old daughter to pre school. Daily Monday-Friday from 8am till 1pm.
We are an English speaking family and our daughter attends an English speaking pre school, a perfect candidate for this position must speak fluent English, no other languages are required.
Our daughter is currently in the process of a diagnosis for Autism. She is on a high functioning spectrum, meaning she’s able to do most things appropriate for her age, dressing, undressing, using the toilet independently, etc. She is verbal although she has a hard time expressing what she wants at times. She needs guidance on focusing as she is very active and without guidance she quickly looses her attention. She needs help in social settings, she doesn’t know how to play with other children appropriately, yet. She also needs help transitioning between activities. She is a very happy and cooperative girl, however she can also have an occasional tantrum because she understand why she’s not allowed something.
A perfect Candidate:
- someone able to slow down and follow the lead of the child
- any background or credentials in working with children , studying special pedagogical, or previous experience in working with children with special needs is very welcome however not a requirement.