If you are a teacher or early childhood educator, you love spending time with children and helping them to grow - facilitating learning, supervising progress, creating age-appropriate and fun activities, and providing guidance. On the Apex Social program, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your teaching skills while living with the children in your care.
Approximately 80% of our host families have children with special needs (including autism, learning disabilities, genetic or neurological disabilities, and developmental delays), providing you the opportunity to customize educational experiences.
Common Care Needs:
Providing tutoring and schoolwork support
Supporting the children’s learning with at-home learning/activities
Helping children to adapt fully to school and social situations
Adapting the home environment
Improving mobility and function
Taking children to special appointments and activities
Working with the family to achieve developmental milestones and other goals
In addition, you may also be responsible for the following types of care, relevant to children with or without special needs, including: