Early On Coordinator - Special Education (228 days)

General Description of Position:
Responsible for providing supportive services to families of children birth to three years of age. This position is responsible for the first contact with families for Early On services. The Early On Coordinator is responsible for assessment, IFSP development and agency coordination on behalf of the families. Coordinate IFSP development and implementation between family and education support.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct formal and informal assessment of children to assist in the determination of eligibility and present stage of development.
Initiate and complete all intake activities including the completion of appropriate documents.
Assist in the development of an Individual Family Service Plan with appropriate activities that meet the needs of the families and children.
Develop and model behavioral intervention strategies based upon identified needs.
Consult and coordinate therapy, behavioral interventions and other services with personnel who serve the child.
Engage in evaluation, assessment and screening of students on an as-need basis.
Visit families as determined by IFSP.
Complete and present a written evaluation report to parents/guardians and the local educational agency within required timelines.
Participate in Early Childhood meetings as appropriate.
Provide staff development and parent/guardian training.
Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports and procedures including, but not limited to early childhood assessments, behavioral data and progress on IFSP goals.
Demonstrate the ability to build trusting relationships with families, staff and outside agencies.
Coordinate community supports and services.
Collaborate with outside agencies to provide information on Early On services.
Use and adapt to computer programs necessary for documentation, data and IFSP.
Travel to meet job requirements.
Provide pre-referral consultation.
Use various software packages for communication and documentation purposes.
Maintain regular consistent attendance and punctuality.
Maintain a professional personal appearance.
Adhere to district health and safety procedures.
Other duties may be assigned.
Adhere to Board policies.
Maintain confidentiality.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required.
Commensurate with experience and contract in effect.
Only those candidates that provide the requested information will be considered.
Application Procedure:
Provide a resume and letter of interest including a review of relevant experience.
With your letter of interest you must provide photographic evidence of meeting the minimal qualifications, i.e., copies of diplomas, educational transcripts, certifications and licensure.
Current letters of reference.
Materials received from applicants after the deadline will not be considered.
Internal applicants are equally responsible for providing all requested information. Calhoun Intermediate School District will not retrieve or copy information from your personnel file. It is the applicant's sole responsibility and if necessary the person should make the needed arrangements in order to review their personnel file and obtain any copies to include with their letter of interest and resume.
Application Deadline: October 26, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. (Internal Applicants)
Open Until Filled (External Applicants)
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Notice of Complaint/Grievance Procedure for
Federal and State Laws
A.Non-discrimination Notice
It is the policy of the Calhoun Intermediate School District to provide an equal opportunity for all individuals and not to discriminate on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, height, weight, marital status or age in its programs, services, activities or employment. With respect to employment, the District does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the district's nondiscrimination policies.
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
Calhoun Intermediate School District
17111 G Drive North
Marshall, MI49068
B.Complaint/Grievance Procedure Notice
I.Any person believing that the Calhoun Intermediate School District or any of the District's staff has inadequately applied the principles and/or regulations of non-discrimination laws or district non-discrimination policies may bring forward a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator.
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources
Calhoun Intermediate School District
17111 G Drive North
Marshall, MI49068
II.The person who believes s/he has a valid basis for grievance shall discuss the grievance informally and on a verbal basis with the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, who shall in turn investigate the complaint and reply with verbal answer to the complainant. S/He may initiate formal procedures according to the following steps:
Step 1
A written statement of the grievance signed by the complainant shall be submitted to the District's Civil Rights Coordinator within five (5) business days of receipt of answers to the informal complaint. The Coordinator shall further investigate the matters of grievance and reply in writing to the complainant within five (5) business days.
Step 2
If the complainant wishes to appeal the decision of the District's Civil Rights Coordinator, s/he may submit a signed statement of appeal to the Superintendent of Schools within five (5) business days after receipt of the Coordinator's response. The Superintendent shall meet with all parties involved, formulate a conclusion and respond in writing to the complainant within ten (10) business days.
Step 3
If the complainant remains unsatisfied, s/he may appeal through a signed written statement to the Board of Education within five (5) business days of his/her receipt of the Superintendent's response in step two. In an attempt to resolve the grievance, the Board of Education shall meet with the concerned parties and their representative within twenty (20) business days of the receipt of such an appeal. A copy of the Board's disposition of the appeal shall be sent to each concerned party within ten (10) business days of this meeting.
The District's Coordinator, on request, will provide a copy of the District's grievance procedure and investigate all complaints in accordance with this procedure.
A copy of each of the Acts and the regulations on which this notice is based may be found in the District Coordinator's office.

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