Reach Dane

Disability Specialist

Reference ID : 7305
Location : Fitchburg, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Disability Specialist is responsible for the recruitment and responsive programming for enrolled Head Start and Early Head Start children with diagnosed disabilities. This position will support the successful development and implementation of IEPs and IFSPs; ensure all required records for children with disabilities in an accurate and timely manner; develop and maintain successful partnerships with LEAs; and ensure the agency’s full compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards and other federal, state and local regulations. The Disability Specialist will work collaboratively with the Education Program Manager to support disability services for the agency.


Duties

  • Bachelor’s degree in ECE Special Education or relevant Human Service field required with a minimum of one-year experience working with low income, multicultural families or extensive work experience working with children with special needs
  • Professional expertise in specialty areas of Early Childhood Education / Development, Early Intervention and Early Childhood, Special Education laws and services
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and team work skills
  • Demonstrated teaching or training skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Working knowledge of local community resources
  • Experience working with high risk families in a multicultural setting is a plus
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings and family gatherings
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, motor vehicle and adequate liability insurance as required by the agency
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in ECE Special Education or relevant Human Service field required with a minimum of one-year experience working with low income, multicultural families or extensive work experience working with children with special needs

Nice To Haves



Benefits


  • medical, dental, vision
  • sick and vacation time
  • free life insurance and long term disability
  • 4 % 403(b) plan match after 2 years
  • flexible spending accounts


Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Fitchburg, WI

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