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Childcare Support Specialist  JobID: 2491

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Position Type:  Community Education

Date Posted:  1/10/2023

Location:  Forest Lake Area Schools Education Center

Date Available:  1/23/23

Closing Date:  1/17/23 or until filled

Position Title:   School Age Childcare Support Specialist

Location:        FLAS Education Center

Work Schedule:  40 hours per week and 52 weeks per year.  (Schedule is 8 – 4:30 PM, may need to be flexible depending on needs of the program)

Job Description:     Manage the intake process for children with special needs and gather related documents.
Conduct child intake interview(s) prior to the child’s start date in the program and gather related documents.
Complete childcare accommodation plans for children with special needs, Provide on-site program support and complete routine site observations/evaluations necessary for implementation of these plans.
Work with families and staff to best meet the needs of the child.
Conduct and/or arrange staff development on specific strategies as outlined in the accommodation plan.
Identify challenges and opportunities and develop solutions
Create and or submit orders for the purchase of specific materials to accommodate needs of children.
Monitor and maintain records regarding student behaviors and needs.
Collaboration and coordination between district programs and staff within Community Education and Forest Lake Area Schools E-12 program.
Reports directly to and meets regularly with the School Age Care Coordinators, keeping them informed regarding student needs.

Specific Qualifications or Licenses Required: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field and experience with special needs, childcare or recreation. Must have working knowledge of child development, effective written and verbal communication skills and desire to work with a diverse group of people. Ability to accurately assess and serve a variety of special needs within the childcare setting.

Application Process:
Please contact Nancy Siefert at 651-982-8316 or Sue Waataja at 651-982-8364 for more information.
Start Date:   ASAP


January 23rd, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities