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Early Head Start Disabilities and Mental Health Coordinator - Orem, UT

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Company Name:Kids On The Move
Location:Orem, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$32k-$36k - Salary
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Kids On The MoveinOrem, UTis seeking to hirefull-time Disabilities/Mental Health Coordinatortodevelop and/or revise the disabilities/ mental health services for children with special needs our Early Head Start Program. Are you energetic and patient? Do you have a experience with Early Intervention and Special Needs programs? Are you looking for a full-time position where you canmake a difference? If so, read on!

This is a salaried position paying between $32,000 - $36,000 based on education and experience.You are also eligible for our generous benefit package which includemedical, dental, vision, and paid vacation and sick day accrualsfor full-time employees; a401(k) retirement plan with company match after 1 yearfor employees who work more than 20 hours/week; and30 days off during the calendar year and reduced cost daycareat our childcare center for all employees. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply today!

ABOUT KIDS ON THE MOVE

As asix-time Best of State award winner, Kids On The Move provides services throughout Utah to children with special needs and their families. Our mission is to support the development of young children through six key programs: Early Intervention, Early Head Start, KOTM Autism Center, KOTM Respite Care, Mental Health Services, and Child Care Services.

We value our team which is why we offercompetitive compensation, solid benefits, and a work environment people want to be a part of. We have acollaborative and supportive culturewith monthly trainings to aid our employees in their success. And, whether you are working with us part-time or full-time, we care about yourwork/life balance.

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DISABILITIES/MENTAL HEALTH COORDINATOR

As a member of the Early Head Start team, you have the opportunity to develop and expand our programs for children with special needs. Working with parents, providers and team members you will develop and monitor observation plans that are specific to each client. You will also have the opportunity to recruit children with special needs to our programs and enrich their early education experiences.

Here at Kids On The Move, we know the joy of seeing a child blossom after overcoming a difficult learning challenge. As a member of our team, the most simple things excite you such as a child making unprompted eye contact, trying new foods, or saying hi to a peer. These accomplishments may seem simple, but you understand the struggle that led to their success. You make sure to keep detailed reports in order to document progress and notice trends and adjust observational plans when necessary.

You enjoy coming to work every day to interact and have fun with your clients. That is not to say you never face challenges. Thankfully, you are provided with resources and a highly supportive and collaborative environment where you are able to ask questions and work on finding solutions. Every day is an adventure because no two days are the same when working with children with special needs

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA Degree, Special Education or related field or specialized training
  • Must have current Early Intervention Birth to Three credential through Baby Watch program
  • Experience in working with families of children with disabilities
  • Knowledge of child development principles and an interest in establishing positive relationships with Early Head Start families
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, reliable transportation
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check upon hire and on an annual basis
  • Willing to work occasional nights & weekends, travel out of area for training as required

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs, apply for this position by filling out our initial3-minute, mobile-friendly application!

Location: 84057



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