Infant Toddler Services Coordinator

Geary County USD 475 • www.usd475.org

Geary County USD 475 
Job Description
 
Classification:                         Certified
Division/Department:              Special Education
Job Category:                          Coordinator/Infant Toddler Services
FLSA:                                     Exempt
 
Title:                                        Infant Toddler Services Coordinator
 
Qualifications:                         *Kansas Teaching Certificate with appropriate Special Education endorsement
 
Reports To:                             Executive Director of Special Education
 
Supervises:                              Infant-Toddler program staff
 
BASIC FUNCTION/PURPOSE
            To provide early intervention services for families with infants and toddlers identified as eligible for Part C in a family centered, team based philosophy using evidence based practice.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
            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.          
 
                The employee performing the duties of this position is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, hear, bend, stoop, and reach.  The employee may be occasionally required to manually lift, move, or carry up to 50 pounds.  The employee is required to interact with staff and meet the demands of several different people.  The employee is responsible for the work output of others.  The employee occasionally works extended hours.  Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
 
CRITICAL SKILLS

  1. Ability to maintain regular and good work attendance and come to work on time.
  2. Ability to work constructively and cooperatively with others.
  3. Ability to respond to information requests in a courteous, timely and helpful manner.
  4. Ability to manage job responsibilities while meeting established deadlines.
  5. Ability to access, input, and retrieves information from a computer.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of student and staff information.
           
PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
 
Coordinator will work as coordinator and Infant Toddler team member as needed.
As an Infant Toddler service provider, the candidate:

  1. Must possess the ability to work with families who have an identified child 0-3.  Prefer ability to work in evidence based practice/primary coach model.
  2. The candidate:
  3. Consider alternatives for intervention based on available evidence
  4. Documents options based on available evidence
  5. Monitors progress systematically, and adjusts interventions based on data showing effectiveness/ineffectiveness of interventions with families
  6. Selects professional development activities that are supported by evidence in effort to continually improve professional knowledge and expertise through conference, reading, participating in study groups, etc.
  7. Provides leadership on team by including current evidence in discussions and planning activities
  8. Assess developmental level of children birth to 3 years using appropriate assessment tools, behavior scales, observations, parent interviews, etc.
  9. Work and plan collaboratively with the team of early intervention professionals and family as primary coach or secondary coach
  10. Maintain continuous communication with parents through home and community visits, phone calls, e-mail, home activity sheets, parent meetings, etc.
  11. Review progress toward IFSP outcomes, re-evaluate and summarize developmental progress, and revise IFSP’s within required timelines
  12. Completes all necessary paperwork including, but not limited to: IFSP and supporting documents, data collection, Medicaid and regular logs, assessment summaries
  13. Carry out the role of Primary coach/Family Service Coordinator to assist families with accessing needed resources
  14. Work collaboratively with area agencies for identification and service delivery to eligible infants and toddlers
  15. Attend staff meetings, in-services, and conferences as required by the Coordinator/district
  16. Assist in community screenings, parent meetings, and other find activities as requested by Part C Coordinator
  17. Assist with successful transition for eligible children into appropriate services at age 3
  18. Travel as needed to over service area
  19. Demonstrate skills for accessing technology for communication and completion of job-related tasks
  20. Other duties as assigned by coordinator
  21. As Coordinator, the candidate will:
  22. Assure quality early intervention programming and service delivery
  23. Maintain knowledge of all state and federal level issues concerning special education and early childhood services in relation to Part C.
  24. Participate in preparation of job descriptions, recruitment, interview of prospective staff members
  25. Prepare and collect program evaluations from parents, staff, community
  26. Prepare annual program self evaluation for KDHE
  27. Budget preparation
  28. Writing the yearly Federal Grant
  29. Control daily expenditures
  30. Assure compliance with USD 475 personnel policies
  31. Assist with staff evaluation/give daily feedback
  32. Inform ECFN Board/ECFN of all pertinent activities and issues involving Infant Toddler Services
  33. Enhance public awareness of ITS program and the needs of children 0-3 with special needs
  34. Assure on-going cooperative interagency efforts and cooperation with all agencies serving families with young children
  35. Serve as staff support on any district committee as requested
  36. Orientation on new staff/ongoing training of existing staff
  37. Coordinate in-service for staff in accordance with USD 475 requirements and Part C/KDHE requirements
  38. Provide on-going individual assistance to staff in development and implantation of program for families
  39. Schedule and facilitate routine early intervention staff meetings
  40. Verify compliance, accuracy and appropriateness of all program paperwork/services to include IFSP’s
  41. Prepare program information as needed for State, Federal and local reports
  42. Monitor compliance requirements for KDHE in reference to Part C of IDEA
  43. Assure the accuracy and thoroughness of the Management Information System
  44. Monitor caseloads of all staff to include the assignment of new referrals
  45. Any other duties as assigned/as needed to assure program compliance/quality

 
Term of Employment:             12 Months-Must be available for early evening appointments as needed
 
Salary Range:                          Determined by placement on teacher salary schedule.
 
Evaluation Frequency:            Job performance will be evaluated a minimum of 1 time per year.
 
Updated 2-4-19
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000




Geary County USD 475

Benefits Information

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of KS, Delta Dental, Group Employee Term Life Insurance, Supplemental Employee & Dependent Term Life Insurance, Group Short Term Disability, Group Vision Health Insurance, Individual Cancer Plan, Dependent Care Flex Spending Account, Tax Sheltered Annuities, KPERS Retirement, paid leave, Professional Development moves you up on pay schedule.

Salary Information

Per negotiated agreement

Employer Information

Nestled in the heart of the Flint Hills, USD 475 Geary County Schools serves the communities of Junction City, Fort Riley, Milford, and Grandview Plaza with 12 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 1 6-A academy-structured Talent Development High School, as well as a center for Innovative Studies, an 8th Grade Magnet Program, and early childhood programs.   We offer outstanding professional development opportunities, access to state-of-the-art technology in every classroom, and a competitive salary package in a community with a variety of outdoor activities as well as theater, art exhibits, and hometown family-oriented events. 

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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Geary County USD #475 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and/or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints based on race, color, national origin, sex or age, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Personnel Services, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000. For questions or complaints based on disability, please contact the USD 475 Executive Director of Special Education, 123 N. Eisenhower, Junction City, KS 66441. Telephone: 785.717.4000

 

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Job Contact Information

123 North Eisenhower Dr.
Junction City, KS 66441

Job Start Date

August-1-2022

Applications Due By

July-31-2022

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