Special Educator III

  • Oklahoma State Department of Health
  • McCurtain, Oklahoma
  • May 10, 2019
Full Time Education and Training
  • Salary: Up to $41,702.00 based on education and experience.

Job Description

Introduction

This position will be open for six months or until filled. Please be advised that applications will periodically be considered, as such this position could be filled any time before the closing date.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. Our mission is to protect and promote health, to prevent disease and injury, and to cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can be healthy.
OSDH is seeking a full time Special Educator III providing support to McCurtain County Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34001629) in state government, located in Idabel. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packet , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here] . The annual salary for this position is up to $41,702.00 based on education and experience.

Travel required.

Position Description:
This position will independently provide special education services to children in the SoonerStart Early Intervention Program; administer evaluations, determine eligibility, assess family and child's needs and work to develop the Individualized Family Service plan.

This position has a preferred qualification:
Experience working in a qualified early childhood educational setting with 0-5 year old children.

Applicants who demonstrate they possess the minimum qualifications (education and experience requirements) and the preferred qualification will be given additional consideration during the interview process.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving providing individual and family services to enhance the learning, development, and social-emotional skills of children with developmental delays as well as promote literacy and understanding of early cognitive concepts while monitoring progress toward goals.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Special Educator job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of the complexity of specific job assignments, the level of education, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level III:
This is the specialist level where the incumbents are assigned advanced level responsibilities involving mentorship, team leadership and/or designated as a lead worker in Special Education.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level III:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a Master's degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND completion of a bachelor's degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field from an accredited college or university AND possession of a valid teaching certificate in Special Education issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Education PLUS two years of post-baccalaureate special education teaching experience.

NOTES REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT WORKING AT THE OKLAHOMA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLICK HERE

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan Scores based on: 100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
***NOTE: Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


Closing Date/Time: 8/6/2019 11:59:00 PM