Subject Area Coordinator - Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
Position: Subject Area Coordinator
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Disabilities Coordinator
Job Location: The Urban League
Beginning: Nov 02, 2022
Deadline: Dec 02, 2022**
District: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Head Start
St. Louis, MO 63108
Telephone: 314-615-3600
Job Description:
Would you like to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!

The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking a Disabilities Coordinator. Under general supervision, the Disabilities Coordinator is responsible for the designing, planning, organizing, and implementing the comprehensive disabilities services of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program. This includes overseeing the smooth functioning of the program in all areas that provide these services to children and families, and to support the goals of the program. The Disabilities Coordinator ensures compliance with performance standards and recognized best practice in disabilities services and community networking. This position is a part of the Head Start Management Team and works in tandem with other program coordinators and specialists.

Candidates must have:
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in early childhood special education, special education, psychological examiner or school psychologist.
  • Certified or Licensed professional with experience and expertise in serving young children and families preferred.
  • Three years of experience working with disadvantaged and low-income clients.
  • Securing and individualizing services for children with disabilities and mental health concerns.
  • Must maintain license or certification.
  • At least one-year experience in an administrative area.
This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified.

Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment vacancies for which they are qualified. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

A physical exam, clear Tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for all staff assigned to a Head Start Center prior to hire.

We offer a positive work environment, competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Preference will be extended to applicants with the appropriate degree. Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment.

The Urban League offers outstanding benefits that include Hiring Incentives ($3,000 sign-on, and retention bonus), health, dental, vision and life insurances, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b) retirement plan, paid holidays, vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, United Way dress down days and much more.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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