The Children's Center, a non-profit agency, is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of young children, one family at a time. Our mission is to nurture and educate children and their families. We provide opportunities for education, parenting support and resources to families in our communities.
The Children's Center Head Start/Early Head Start is a federally funded program that provides no cost services to qualifying families who reside in the community. Comprehensive services are provided to pregnant women and their partners and children from birth to 5. Child development, health and family services are provided through a variety of program options designed to meet the needs of low-income and at risk families.
This position is responsible for implementing individualized plans to support the successful participation of all young children in the classroom setting.
BSA II Additional duties include:
BSA III Additional duties include:
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION
The Mental Health & Disabilities Specialist assigns work in terms of fairly specific instructions. The supervisor spot-checks work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.
Guidelines include program Early Head Start and Head Start requirements, Virginia Department of Education regulations, and agency policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
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SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY