Infant-Toddler Special Education Teacher - Children's Center

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Hays, Kansas
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Description

REQUIREMENTS

Professional 

  • Licensure from the Kansas State Department of Education in Early Childhood Special Education or Early Childhood-Unified.

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education or Bachelors in Early Childhood Unified with Birth to 3 certification.

MISSION

Infant-Toddler Services provide the foundation and framework to build capacity for local tiny-k programs in creating positive outcomes for children and families

OVERVIEW

Kansas Infant Toddler Services (authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - IDEA Part C) is administered by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). KDHE provides grants to local networks to assist in maintaining and implementing a statewide system of coordinated, comprehensive, multidisciplinary early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth through 2) and their families. KDHE is responsible for assuring availability to eligible children and their families excluding those at-risk. In SFY10, over 7,000 children received early intervention services.

What are Part C early intervention services?

  • Family training, counseling, and home visits
  • Special instruction
  • Speech-language pathology and audiology services, and sign language and cued language services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychological services
  • Services coordination
  • Medical services as needed for diagnostic or evaluation purposes
  • Early identification, screening, and assessment
  • Health services necessary to enable participation in other services
  • Social work services
  • Vision services
  • Assistive technology devices and services
  • Transportation and related costs to facilitate participation

 

To Make Application, Apply online:

https://usd489.applicantportal.com

 

All applicants must have or be able to obtain a Kansas teaching certificate/license with an endorsement in the proper area.  For more information regarding this position, please contact Michelle Williams, Executive Director Hays Area Children’s Center, mwilliams@usd489.com

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