Work with Mental Health/Disabilities Senior Manager to prepare and track disabilities and mental health referrals. Establish rapport with staff to assure appropriate screenings and services for children with disabilities and/or mental health issues are provided. Conducts classroom and/or home observations to provide recommendations to staff and families. Provides direct support of children and families, as needed. Monitors classrooms for preschool, infants and toddler development; support the part C referral for infants and toddlers with parents and staff, and part B referrals for preschoolers.
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or related degree.
Two to three years experience in early childhood. Experience with children with disabilities and/or experience in a mental health setting, preferred.
Ability to impart developmentally appropriate practice to others.
Ability to handle confidential and some complex matters.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds for various classroom and event needs or put a child on a changing table.