Head Start of Greater Dallas

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Special Service Coordinator

at Head Start of Greater Dallas

Paid Vacation After 1 Year Employment Paid Sick Leave 2 Weeks Paid Winter Break 4 Paid Personal Days 6 Paid Holidays Medical & Dental Insurance 403b Plan Bilingual incentive pay
Posted: 12/7/2018
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Serves as a direct itinerary professional staff at Head Start centers for the Special Services specialist and teachers in the instructional leadership, and provide effective management strategies of children with special needs in a class setting. Supervises the Special Services Specialist directly to ensure duties and responsibilities are performed in accordance with the job description. Responsible for guiding teachers in providing special education instructions to children with special needs in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards (1308 & 1304) and Individual with Disability Education Act (IDEA). Responsible for providing inclusive curriculum to children with variety of special needs with emphasis on cognitive, self-help/social skills, motor skills and language development in the classrooms

Skill / Requirements

BA/BS degree in Special Education (generic preferred) from an accredited university with teaching certificate;

or MA/MS degree in Special Education or related field: psychology, counseling education, early childhood education; and three years classroom experience (will substitute for teaching certificate).