Disability Services/Mental Health Coordinator
EXEMPT: No SALARY LEVEL: Refer to current salary chart
DEPARTMENT: Head Start LOCATION: Central office
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director HOURS : Full-Time, 12 months/year
Policy Council Approved Date: 7/28/2016 APPROVED BY: HR Manager
Assist Mental Health Specialist and Assistant Director in planning, preparing materials and implementing services for children with special needs and behavioral concerns, per ACF Performance Standards and the current work plan.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalency, AND a minimum of 12 units Early Childhood Education.
Classes in early childhood special education a plus.
Knowledge of behavior management techniques.
Minimum of one year's experience working directly with preschool-age children with special needs.
Must have a valid California Driver's License and a properly insured vehicle for use on the job.
Must be able to pass a criminal records clearance.
Knowledge of Head Start philosophy.
ChildPlus software experience
Ability to read and interpret documents such as Performance Standards, State Licensing Guidelines, IEPs, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of parents, children or employees of organization. Ability to relate to persons from low-income families and to persons from minority cultures.
Ability to relate to parents whose children have special needs. Bilingual Spanish speaking preferred.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, games, or toys; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to use a computer and a telephone.
The physical requirements may involve assisting children, changing diapers, filing paperwork, and classroom observations.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that is required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
To apply for our open positions, please download the CAP employment application.
Resumes and cover letters are welcome, but will not be accepted in place of the CAP’s employment application.
For Head Start positions, please attach a copy of your unofficial transcripts.
Drop It Off: Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County
141 Stony Circle Ste 210
Santa Rosa, California 95401
Fax: (707) 578-2037
Category: Program Support
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: June 19th, 2017
Our Mission Statement
Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County partners with the community to empower low income families through community engagement, health and wellness, education and financial stability strategies