The Department of Psychology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time, Sr. Teacher to work in the Linda Ray Intervention Center, working with children with special needs. The Linda Ray Intervention Center is a University-based Multidisciplinary Educational Services Center providing interventions for young children with disabilities or development delays, primarily from underserved communities. Successful candidates will have previous work experience with infants and toddlers in a structured education, public school or health delivery program.
CORE JOB DESCRIPTION:
Provides evaluation/assessment/education program following a developmental model of intervention for each child on caseload.
Consults with early care coordinator regarding referrals.
Identifies individual goals and objectives according to those identified on the developmental Assessment and Plan of Care.
Provides one hour intervention sessions, two to three times per week, at identified home and child care centers for individual children with developmental delays for 12 to 16 week periods.
Provides individual one-hour weekly home intervention sessions for up to 16 sessions.
Maintains records for weekly plan of care, attendance log, and travel log.
Maintains custody and care of assigned equipment and materials.
Monitors of health and safety of children in their home.
Complies with the confidentiality guidelines defined under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and protected Health Information as defined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) by treating all student information as confidential.
Reports knowledge or reasonable suspicion of abuse, neglect, or abandonment of a child to the Florida abuse hotline.
DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
� Implement initial and ongoing evaluation/assessment/education program plan for each child assigned to the teacher.
� Provide immediate monitoring of health and safety of children enrolled.
� Provide interdisciplinary referrals and follow-up for each child.
� Supervise and train classroom assistant(s).
� Provide custody and care of assigned classroom equipment and materials.
� Participate in in-service training and parent training activities and attend staff meetings as required.
� Monitor activities reports and documentation to maintain compliance with Miami-Dade County Public Schools standards and contract requirements.
� Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, special education, elementary education or related field.