United 4 Children

Kansas City , MO

Full-Time Contract Early Childhood Inclusion Specialist

United 4 Children
Kansas City, MO Contract
Posted on September 6, 2018
United 4 Children, a non-profit agency committed to a future where all children achieve educational and life success, has an opening for the following position in the Western Region of Missouri. Full-Time Contracted Inclusion Specialist - State of Missouri Inclusion Services - Western Missouri Region The Inclusion Specialist works with families of children ages birth to 12 with special needs or challenging behavior to secure quality child care that meets the needs of the child and family, and with child care professionals to build and enhance their ability to include children of all abilities in child care settings. The Inclusion Specialist: - Uses a database of licensed providers to help families start their child care search. - Schedules and delivers training on a range of topics related to including children with special needs and challenging behavior, and - With permission from a child's family, provides on-site child-specific observations and technical assistance to programs. Requirements include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, and at least three years' experience supporting children of all abilities in typical early childhood classroom settings, including children with challenging behavior. Must be able to speak well in public, and to build strength-based relationships with adults and children from diverse backgrounds. Must be competent to independently use Microsoft Office software, and to communicate electronically—including the internet, email, voicemail and text messaging. Extensive travel in designated service delivery region is required; individuals must have reliable transportation with valid driver's license and appropriate level of automobile insurance. Counties to be served are: Platte, Clay, Jackson, Cass, Lafayette and Johnson This is an independent contractor position and includes reimbursement for travel and other expenses. Send letter of inquiry and resume to: Lisa Eberle-Mayse, United 4 Children, 1310 Papin Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 ATTN: Inclusion Specialist or email to