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Thanks for your interest in joining our team!  WE SEE ABILITY

Employment with Ability Connection Colorado offers many benefits, including:  

Health Insurance │  Dental Insurance  │  Vision Insurance  │   Paid Time Off  │   Paid Holidays  │   Retirement

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:



Mental Health Coordinator
Department Pre-school. The Mental Health Coordinator will assess and treat students with a variety of educational and medical disabilities, work as part of Developmental Services Team identifying and serving students who may be eligible for Special Education Services. Provide intervention appropriate to developmental abilities and modify/adapt classroom activates to ensure the successful participation of all students.

Average Case/Work Load: – 6-10 students need Special Education support – 10-15 initial evaluations per school year (including Part C to Part B Transitions) – Re-evaluation of annual reviews for current Special Education students – Support for challenging behaviors and crisis situations, on call

Credential Requirements: – Colorado Department of Education (CDE) endorsement in School Social Work or School Psychology (Professional Spec Services License or Initial Special Service License) – Valid Colorado Driver’s License

Required:
• Master’s Degree

 



RAMP Coordinator II
– Seeking an energetic and passionate individual to plan, organize and work with existing Ready to Achieve Mentoring program staff (RAMP) to increase activities for RAMP youth ages 13-25 with diverse ethnic and social-economic backgrounds. The primary focus will be utilizing a strong mentoring and business advisory, school transition, job placement and job readiness program for at-risk youth with disabilities. ACCO will utilize the best practice model of “Guidepost to Success,” by participating in the Ready to Achieve Mentoring Program (RAMP) as a framework to provide career-focused mentoring to youth at-risk youth with disabilities. RAMP and RAMP X will use a combination of one-on-one, group, and peer mentoring, with the goals of increasing career preparation; and developing work-readiness skills. The RAMP mentoring model utilizes a combination of group, peer, and one-on-one mentoring to promote the successful transition of RAMP youth between the ages of 13-25 to continued learning opportunities, employment, or independent living (depending upon age).

Required:

  • Bachelors Degree in Child & Adolescent
  • Three years working with youth
  • Familiarity and experience with youth mentoring programs development, juvenile justice, education
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaking preferred
  • CO DL insurable by CDOT

 



Youth Employment Consultant
The Youth Employment Consultant will be responsible for working with state and local and federal agencies and business to help consul and secure job placement opportunities, internship, volunteer and paid work experiences for youth between the ages of 14-24. The Employment Consultant will work with the multidisciplinary team to develop strategic employer relationships in the community, provide case management to clients, helps to prepare the job seeker for employment (which includes but is not limited to; resume preparation, interviewing skills, vocational assessments, transportation assessments, work readiness, disability and accommodation needs). The consultant will also be responsible for facilitating seminars and guest speaking opportunities for job seekers, sourcing for potential employers and helps secure permanent employment for job seekers based on interest, skills and ability. The consultant may also need to provide supervision to paid work experience youth as well.

Required:
• BA in the field of Social Science, Human Resources, Business or Marketing and Communications or at least 3-year work experience equivalent.

 



Early Childhood Special Educator
Assess and treat students with a variety of educational and medical disabilities. Work as part of the Developmental Services Team identifying and serving students who may be eligible for Special Education Services. Utilize Transdisciplinary Play-Based Assessment-2 and other current assessment instruments to determine a student’s skills and abilities. Provide intervention appropriate to the developmental abilities and learning needs of each individual students. Modify/adapt classroom activities to ensure the successful participation of all students. Collaborate with general education teachers and provide appropriate support within the integrated preschool classroom. Gather and organize information to write educationally based Individualized Education Program (IEP) Ensure educational relevance when assessing and providing services to student’s skills and abilities. Implement Multi-Tier Systems of Support (MTSS) and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) initiatives. Employ a continuum of service delivery models in the least restrictive environment for students with disabilities. Work collaboratively with colleagues, families, students, other central providers, and building-based providers. Communicate evaluation results at evaluation meetings and interpret assessments. Follow compliance laws for meeting federal and state mandates as well as Head Start and organization policies in the performance of duties such as Individualized Education Program (IEP) development, Medicaid billing, report writing, and treatment plan/therapy log development. Use data-based decision making, including gathering and interpreting data with individual students to be responsible for progress monitoring and student outcomes. Travel to multiple schools/sites to provide itinerant services and other duties as assigned.

Required:
• Colorado Department of Education (CDE) endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education (Professional Teacher License or Initial Teacher License)
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education. (Master’s Degree preferred)
• Valid Colorado Driver’s License
• Two years of Early Intervention, teaching, or Special Education experience
• Experience with formal and informal cognitive, social-emotional, and academic assessments used for students eligible for special education
• Knowledge working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations and families
• Ability to establish rapport with families and students with diverse cultural backgrounds
• Awareness of law and policies regarding special education
• Effective organization and computer skills.
• Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.



INFANT NURSERY SUPERVISOR:
plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.

Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
• Must meet current Infant Nursery Supervisor Licensing Requirements
• Three (3) years of experience working with infants
• Early Head Start experience preferred
• Ability to positively interact with children
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs. Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting & standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus



LEAD TEACHER:
Plans, organizes implements and delivers a preschool program based on the individual and group’s educational, intellectual, physical, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Manages the classroom environment and works with the parents directly as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

Required:
• BA with 24 ECE credits or AA in Early Childhood Education
• Willing to work toward a BA in ECE to meet State of Colorado qualification changes
• Minimum 3 years of lead teaching experience.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.



TODDLER TEACHER:
Plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.

Required:
• Toddler CDA or AA.
• Minimum 2 years with toddlers.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Experience with home visits preferred
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.



INFANT TEACHERS:
Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.



PRESCHOOL TEACHERS:
Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.



TEACHERS ASSISTANT:
Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.

Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Must be pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education starting with ECE 101 and 103 or ECE 111 OR Infant Toddler CDAClient Manager FT/PT:

 



Human Resource Generalist : 
Entry level positions reporting to the VP of Human Resources. Responsible for data entry, filing, bill reconciliation, reports and any other duties assigned by the VP of Human Resources.  (no experience with billing is required)

Required: 

• High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 3 years of customer service experience.
• Must be able to read and write in English, fluently.
• Ability to follow formulas and troubleshoot errors.
• Strong time management skills; highly organized and detail oriented.
• Effective written and oral communication skills.
• Microsoft Excel experience preferred.
• Administrative experience preferred

 


For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and (3) three professional references (supervisors) to our Human Resources Department at careers@abilityconnectioncolorado.org or by fax at (303) 691-0846.

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