The Behavioral Services Coordinator has primary responsibility to coordinate special education, behavioral, and mental health services to support the content area managers. This position integrates child and family information and manages systems to ensure that children's needs are met. This position also supports communication systems between families, schools, providers, mental health, and special education. As a member of the Rutland County Head Start Coordinated Services team, the Behavioral Services Coordinator is responsible for ensuring compliance, developing program capacity, and building program excellence. This position reports to the Head Start Director. This position is a per diem position up to 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule.
Preferred: minimum of a bachelor's degree in special education, disabilities, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech and language pathology, child development, or related field.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience working with special needs or young children with special needs and their families. Experience must include at least one (1) year of administrative or management experience which includes program planning, organizing, and staff training and supervision.
Certifications in CPR/ First Aid
Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
*Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.
What's in it for YOU?
Employee Referral Program - Earn Up to $1,800!
Limited Benefit Package
Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility
Rutland County Head Start is a program within Rutland Community Programs. We are committed to equity and standing against discrimination of all kinds. We believe that having a diverse workforce, representative of the many communities we serve, is a tremendous strength for our agency. We are committed to providing staff development and advancement opportunities that support and foster a strong and diverse workforce that supports excellence in services.
At RCHS, we provide our community with a wide range of services related to family & social well-being, early childhood education, behavioral health, housing and more. Every day through these services, we work to make health, education and housing more equitable for all people in Rutland County. Our work has touched generations by helping people have access to education, rebuild relationships, restore their health and regain dignity.
Rutland County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Rutland County Head Start prepares children for a successful school experience through comprehensive, integrated, family-centered services in a safe, nurturing environment.
Our Head Start program emphasizes the individual needs of each child in our care, and celebrates the unique ethnic and cultural characteristics of all.