Early Intervention Coordinator
- Experience Level
General Duties: Responsible for the observation, planning and implementation of all early intervention programing for children and families keeping in line with best practices and developmental milestones. The Early Intervention Teacher is also responsible for providing modeling and assistance to classroom teachers, assistants, substitutes, volunteers and families while adhering to program’s constructivist based practices.
- BA/BS in Early Childhood /Special Education or a closely related field
- Master’s in Early Childhood/Special Education or a closely related field
Skills & Abilities:
Must be able to
· Sit on the floor and interact with children
· Hear children from a distance of at least 70 feet
· Lift at least 50 lbs.
· Visually observe children form all areas of the classroom & playground form a distance of at least 70 feet
Maintains a Safe and Healthy Learning Environment
- Maintains a neat, clean, orderly learning environment
- Promotes healthy eating practices by eating with children (the same foods they are eating) planning nutritious activities and encouraging eating independence ( self serve)
- Performs appropriate hand washing and sanitation procedures
- Interacts with children on their level-always aware of all the children in the class and provides appropriate supervision by sight and sound at all times.
Early Intervention and Constructive based practices
1. Develop individualized education plans for individual children expressing challenging behaviors, developmental delays and/or developmental advancement.
2. Conduct evaluations and assessments of children as needed.
3. Provide direct and/or consultative services to children and families.
4. Model classroom management techniques and appropriate interactions for working with children expressing challenging behaviors and/or developmental concerns, delays and/or advancement.
5. Participate in the referral process as needed for special services.
6. Participate in the development and implementation of IEP, IFSP plans and/or any other special service planning.
7. Participate in the monitoring of skills, interest, and needs of children; use this information to facilitate learning and growth.
8. Observe children who are specifically expressing challenging behaviors with the intent to learn about where they are in all areas of development
9. Assist Teachers to review each child’s progress and help develop plans for growth and development of each child.
10. Participate in staff meetings, center activities, and a minimum of 18 hours of staff development.
11. Act in harmony with and adhere to all program policies and procedures.