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Child Development Specialist II

Recruitment #180608-X32B-I02

Introduction

JFD:  Child Development Specialist II
Location: LeFLore County Health Department
PIN #: 34003130

Salary:
The bi-weekly hiring rate established for this position is $1,641.23.

Description:
This position will provide Early Intervention Special Education services in homes, daycares, and community locations to enhance the development of infants and toddlers who are developmentally delayed. This will include individual and family services to increase parenting skills; assessing development, implementing public health prevention programs and monitoring the effectiveness of child development services.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional work with a high degree of flexibility in providing individual and family services to increase parenting skills and enhance the developmental potential of young children and/or children with developmental and acquired disabilities.  This includes assessing development in young children; developing and implementing public health prevention programs for parents and young children to enhance their opportunities for cognitive, personal-social, language, and motor development; and serving as a member of a multidisciplinary team to monitor the effectiveness of child development services.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Child Development Specialist job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of the complexity of specific job assignments, 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 II:    
This is the career level where incumbents perform all essential functions of a child development specialist at the full performance level practicing a high degree of flexibility in developing and implementing programs to meet individual, family and group needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level II:    
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a master’s degree in child development, early childhood education, early childhood special education, developmental psychology, or family relations/child development plus one year of post-master’s experience working in the area of child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education and certification as a Child and Parenting Specialist (CCPS) through the Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition (OFRC); or a master’s degree in special education with a minimum of 18 graduate, post graduate, or upper level hours (300 or above) in any of the following areas: typical and atypical infant and toddler development, parent-child relations, positive guidance/discipline strategies with young children, family systems, family relationships, assessment/evaluation, working with parents of exceptional infants and toddlers, and developmentally and  individually appropriate early childhood curriculum and instructional practices plus one year of post-master’s experience working in the area of child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education and certification as a Child and Parenting Specialist (CCPS) through the Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition (OFRC).

NOTES

NOTE/REQUIREMENTS:

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.


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