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Head Start Special Services Coordinator

Company: Keystone Human Services
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual. Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Capital Area Head Start is seeking a full time Special Services Coordinator to join our mission in providing a comprehensive child development program designed to give children a head start in life, empowering parents and strengthening families. If you have the passion and heart to make a difference and uplift communities, Head Start is the place for you!

The Special Services Coordinator performs tasks that support and ensure the implementation and coordination of special education services through collaboration with the Early Intervention system. This position provides education and training to staff, parents, and children in the areas of disability and developmental screenings, as well as supervises a team of professionals.

Position Details:

* Annual Starting Salary: $40,560 based on education and/or experience * Salaried, Exempt position: Standard biweekly salary paid throughout the entire year, including summer months * Schedule: Hours between 7:30AM and 4:30PM based on assigned center; Schedule is based on the school year and does not require work during the summer months * Location: Services provided in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties

Benefits:

* Knowing you make a difference everyday * Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K and more * Generous paid time off program * Mileage reimbursement * Extensive training and learning opportunities * Career development and advancement opportunities

Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Psychology or highly related field * Significant experience/knowledge of disability services including the referral and evaluation process for young children * Proficient computer skills, ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel Outlook and learn web based systems * Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills * Valid driver's license and access to properly insured vehicle, or public transportation * Successful completion of pre-employment process, including Criminal History, MVR, Child Abuse and FBI clearances

Preferred Qualifications:

* Supervisory experience * Experience working with young children * Bi/multi-lingual * Participation in Head Start or Early Head Start

Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Keystone Human Services, Harrisburg , Head Start Special Services Coordinator, Other , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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