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Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

Summary Information:
Employer: Quileute Tribe
Position Type: Teaching
Categories: Early Childhood Education
Special Education
Aboriginal Education
School / Org: Quileute Tribe
Location: La Push, Washington
FTE: 1.0
No. of Positions: 1
Posting Date: Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Closing Date: Saturday, 13 February 2021

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Details:
Position: EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SPECIALIST
Supervisor: Education dIRECTOR
Location: Early Childhood Education Building
Work Info: Full Time: 40 Hrs/Week (M-F)
Salary: DOQ/E

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position administers activities and services of the Quileute Early Intervention funding provided by the Bureau of Indian Education Part B and C funding for birth to 3 and 3-5 year old children, early identification, and intervention for children with disabilities. Coordinates the special education services including development of Individualized Education Programs and Individualized Family Service Plans.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Screening and assessment of children, ages birth to 5
  • Screening and assessments of all children who are enrolled at the Center and for any children in the community whose parents request screenings
  • Documentation of classroom observations and interventions
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs)
  • Assist teachers and teaching assistants with implementing modifications and accommodations for children with Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) or IEPs
  • Coordination of referrals and communication with local school districts and providers for evaluations, meetings, and ongoing therapy appointments
  • Community outreach/education regarding child development, early identification, and disabilities
  • Home visits and meetings with parents/caregivers as necessary
  • Data collection and completion of BIE and local reports for children served
  • Develop/maintain relationships with local agencies and partners who can also provide services, including Division of Vocational Rehabilitation,
  • Developmental Disabilities Administration, Concerned Citizens and QVSD
  • Develop or coordinate contracts, agreements, or services for speech, physical or occupational therapy as necessary
  • Participation in online training, webinars, and certification activities as necessary
  • Providing community education and outreach regarding early identification and intervention and child development
  • Observing classrooms at Child Care and Head Start to assist with identification and supports for interventions and services for identified children
  • Managing the Early Intervention program budget(s)
  • Conducting parenting classes
  • Conducting staff training for early intervention
  • Other duties as assigned

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to explain complex information in lay terms
  • Skilled in office organization, communication, and time management
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision


    WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Pre-school/Head Start and childcare setting, work with pre-school aged children

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
  • Yes

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Required Qualifications:


  • Associate degree in early childhood or special education or in a related field

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Education early childhood or special education or in related field
  • Special Education or Early Intervention endorsement preferred
  • At least two years' experience working with diverse populations or in a Tribal community
  • Understanding of the Quileute culture and the La Push community preferred

    GENERAL INFORMATION:

    The statements contained herein reflect the general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or balance the workload.

    Special Requirements: Must have and retain a valid Washington State Driverís License ~ please provide a copy with job application. Must pass a criminal background check, drug and alcohol screening and reference check.

    Indian preference will apply. If applicants have equal qualifications, preference will be given first to a Quileute Indian applicant and then to other Native Americans and Alaska Natives. Except as provided by the Indian Preference Act (Title 25 U.S. Code Sec. 472 & 473) there will be no discrimination in selection because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical handicap, marital status, politics, or membership/non-membership in an employee organization.

    HOW TO APPLY

    Send Application Package to the address listed below.

    Applications can be downloaded at http://www.quileutenation.org/job-openings/

    Via email: hr@quileutenation.org

    -OR
    The Quileute Tribe
    Human Resources Department
    P.O. Box 279
    La Push, Washington 98350

    Ensure your Application contains:
    1. Quileute Tribal Application (REQUIRED)
    2. Cover Letter (REQUIRED)
    3. Resume (REQUIRED)
    4. Tribal Enrollment Verification (REQUIRED)
    5. Driverís License (REQUIRED)
    6. Diploma/Transcripts(s) High School/GED, College (REQUIRED)
    7. Certification(s)
    8. Credentials (if required)
    9. Writing Sample(s) (if required)

    NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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