Adams 12 Five Star Schools
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Child Find Coordinator
at Adams 12 Five Star Schools
|ADAMS 12 FIVE STAR SCHOOLS||Job posting 58502|
|1500 EAST 128TH AVE, THORNTON, Colorado, 80241||Job posted as of Feb 25, 2019 until Until Filled|
Located just seven miles north of downtown Denver, Adams 12 Five Star Schools is close to the conveniences of a major city center yet far enough to offer the quiet of the suburbs. The five stars represent the five unique communities the district serves: Broomfield, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton and Westminster.
The District shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color,sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other basis prohibited by applicable law. The District is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching the educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
1500 East 128th Ave., Thornton, Colorado, 802412601
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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.
1.Supervise child find teams regarding their assessment practices as part of the initial evaluation phase of eligibility determination under IDEA Part C and Part B, Section 619 and the development of Individual Educational Plans (IEP) for eligible preschool age children.
2.Facilitate and respond to the need for information from the community regarding Child Find services in the district: respond to parent questions about Child Find process and procedures; foster the first steps of partnership with families. Develop a marketing plan for public awareness; develop community referral procedures. Establish and maintain a proactive, ongoing, community screening process.
3.Supervise placement of children with IEP's in district classrooms; collaborate with other Early Childhood Educator (ECE) leaders to maintain balance of child needs and funding sources in classrooms; keep leadership appraised of upcoming enrollment issues/challenges for individual children and overall referrals related to possible placements.
4.Facilitate continued team development, utilizing research and current best practices and developments in the field of early childhood assessment; work collaboratively with district programs and with state and federal guidelines and requirements for assessment and programming.
5.Constructs, maintains and delivers a plan for ongoing staff development.
6.Ensures the development and implementation of a process for evaluating the effectiveness of the entire child identification process including; determination of meaningful data to be collected; collection and analysis of data; identification of strategies to make changes as evaluation outcomes indicate.
7.Supervise and evaluate certified and classified Child Find staff.
8.Recruit, hire and train summer supplemental staff for Child Find.
9.Participates in state level child find meetings and professional development opportunities. Represents the district on local Early Childhood Councils in Broomfield and Adams County. Collaborate with the Early Childhood Education leadership team on global program planning and improvement.
10.Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
?Master?s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood special education or related field.
?Minimum of five (5) years of experience in early childhood special education or early intervention services in a public school and/or community centered board setting.
?Experience working with parents of infants, toddlers and/or preschoolers with disabilities preferred.
?Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Administrative experience preferred.
?Must successfully complete current district training for supervision of Classified Staff within one (1) year of entering position.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
?Must possess a valid and appropriate Colorado Educator License.
?Criminal background check required for hire.
?Colorado principal license preferred.
?Must be qualified to evaluate certified staff.
?Ability to travel among school locations.
The salary listed is for full time positions (1.0 FTE). This salary will be adjusted, as needed, based upon the FTE. Administrative employees' salary will be commensurate on the employees’ education and/or work experience.
Salary Range: (Level 9) $63,197 - $85,502
All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application or when including a resume. Since the Human Resource department uses the application and/or resume to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.
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