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Special Educator I

Recruitment #190207-X49A-I01


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.

OSDH is seeking a full time Special Educator I providing support to Texas County Health Department. This is a classified position,34000328 in state government, located in Texas County. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $35,101.00 based on education and experience.

Travel required.

Position Description:
Determine eligibility for a child, evaluate the family and child's needs, develop plan of care and coordinate direct special education solutions to improve learning skills.  Help child improve their skills by demonstrating techniques and activities with the family to enhance the child's social-emotional skills, early literacy, early cognitive concepts and give direction on school readiness while monitoring progress towards goals.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving providing individual and family services to enhance the learning, development, and social-emotional skills of children with developmental delays as well as promote literacy and understanding of early cognitive concepts while monitoring progress toward goals.


The Special Educator job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of the complexity of specific job assignments, the level of education, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level I:   
This is the basic level of this job family where incumbents perform entry-level professional work with team members to develop and implement programs to meet the child’s and family’s education needs and goals; encourages positive parent/child interaction and demonstrates activities that will promote age appropriate play and learning, enhance positive social-emotional skills, literacy knowledge, grasping early cognitive concepts and teaching children and their parents the rules and expectations for school readiness.


Level I:   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a bachelor’s degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field from an accredited college or university and possession of a valid teaching certificate in Special Education issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Education plus one year of post-baccalaureate special education teaching experience.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview. 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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.

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