|Department||Department of Education|
|Date Opened||9/13/2018 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||9/27/2018 11:59:00 PM|
|Full or Part Time||
Office of SoonerStart - Oklahoma County Region
Employees in these positions shall serve as coordinators providing evaluation, service coordination and service provision to eligible infants and toddlers and their families. Such positions are accountable for implementation of the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and the Oklahoma Early Intervention Act.
• Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:
Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Family Relations and Child Development, Family Therapy/Counseling, Infant Specialist, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, Speech/Language, or Teacher of the Visually Impaired;
• A Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of service in a related child development field.
NOTE: A bachelor’s degree with a minimum of six (6) hours of coursework in early childhood is preferred.
• Ability to coordinate and promote the understanding of compliance issues related to services for disabled children (ages 0-2) and their families; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; and to maintain quality documentation and records;
• Commitment to team work, consensus management and participatory decision-making process;
• Applicants must be willing and able to perform necessary job-related travel in the assigned areas of the state;
• Conscientious commitment and willingness to provide courteous, consistent, efficient service;
• Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, and the electronic database(s) to maximize efficiency and services;
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
• Identifies, plans and implements services for infants and toddlers (ages 0-2) with disabilities and their families through the SoonerStart Division of the Department of Education, in compliance with the Oklahoma Early Intervention Act and the IDEA;
• Consults with and interviews families, physicians, and public health professionals to determine the eligibility of a child for services under the Oklahoma Early Intervention Act; prepares preliminary needs assessment of child and family for presentation to the Multidisciplinary Team; as a member of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) team, assists in the determination of program eligibility, preparation of the IFSP, and implementation of required services.
Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.
No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Veteran's Preference Points apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.