Early Childhood Special Educator

Newly hired staff eligible for a Sign On Bonus! $100 paid after 30 days of employment, $400 paid after 6 months of employment and required training completed! 

Benefits available include sick and vacation time, Health/Dental/Prescription coverage through BCBS, Vision through Vision Care Direct, Aflac Policies, FSA/HSA, company paid life insurance, and retirement through KPERS. 

Essential Functions

  • Follow the procedures developed by DSNWK, the Kansas State Board of Education, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and follow the Procedure Manual for Infant Toddler Services in Kansas.

  •  Act as the contact person for parents and other service providers concerning the Kid-Link program.

  •  Jointly, with the Kid-Link team and all contracted therapists, develop and ensure the implementation of the Individualized Family Service Plan for each child in the Kid-Link program.

  •  Ensure the Infant Toddler database for Kansas Part C services is utilized with data entry, maintenance and revisions as required of the IFSP.

  •  Complete appropriate screenings, and assessments for determining eligibility for infants and toddlers in the counties served.

  •  Assist with the transition process for children entering/exiting the Kid-Link program to facilitate a smooth and timely transition.

  •  Routinely meet with Part B personnel to assist in transition communication and planning.

  •  Complete required reports according to agency and State policies, licensure and accreditation standards in a timely manner.

  •  Assist with Kid-Link public awareness and fund raising activities.

  •  Obtain training necessary to maintain Kansas teaching certification and DSNWK employment.

Job Specifications

Education - Bachelors degree in Education with an endorsement of Early Childhood Handicapped or Early Childhood Unified, required. Certification as a Early Childhood Special Education Teacher required.

Experience - One year experience with individuals with developmental disabilities, preferably in an educational system, preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.