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Employment with Ability Connection Colorado offers many benefits, including:  

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

 

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS:



Developmental Services Coordinator :
Follow all rules and regulations of special education law including preparing reports for state and local indicators, submitting data to the Central office, scheduling meetings, and keeping and maintaining IEP records and other documents that pertain to special education. Facilitating Individual Education Programs (IEP) meetings using a strength based and family centred approach. Work with school administrator(s), community organizations, and state agencies to facilitate special education programming. Ensure IEP distribution to all staff participating in the student’s educational program. Serve on school data and/or MTSS team. Consult with special educators with Individual Education Program development and scheduling. Coordinating with student’s special education team to ensure all documents are completed in a timely manner prior to an IEP meeting. Connect with the special education team to ensure all team members, including parents, are prepared for the content of the meeting. Work with appropriate evaluators and ensure that assessments are completed in a timely manner for initials or re-evaluations. Consult with outside agencies to support student transitional needs. Support school administration in resolving special education student behaviour needs. In consultation with school mental health professionals, develop and support the implementation of behaviour plans. Work with special education staff, outside consultants/specialists (when necessary), and school administration to provide appropriate training for stakeholders. Coordinate with special education team to support the completion of the quarterly/ semester/trimester IEP progress reports and provide quarterly IEP progress reports to parents/guardians. Attend Multi-Disciplinary Teams as appropriate and necessary. Working to maintain tracking and data systems that include: student information related to IEPs, services, service hours, evaluations, times lines in which evaluations are completed and discipline incidents documented. Supporting the planning of special education initiatives and the implementation of the initiatives, integrating new developments, research findings and best practices into ongoing programs and new initiatives. Establishing and maintaining communication with parents/guardians. Maintaining confidentiality of student records and student information. Collaborating with Education staff in order to support the whole child. Other administrative duties as assigned

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the work assignment.
  • Candidates must possess, or have the ability to possess, a Colorado Professional Special Education license.


Speech-Language Pathology Assistant:
Implement documented treatment/intervention plans developed by the Speech Language Pathologist. Accurately collect and record subjective and objective data. Record students’ status with regard to established objectives as stated in the treatment plan and report information to supervise Speech Language Pathologist. Perform various clerical tasks, including filing, copying and data tracking. Discuss students’ treatment plans with Speech Language-Pathologist. Assist Speech Language Pathologist in gathering information to support the assessment of students. Participate in multi-disciplinary team activities including committees, meetings, long-term planning, and creation of support materials. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in speech communications or a related field.
  • Early childhood experience preferred
  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • CDE Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Authorization required.
  • PDIS Credential 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:


Client Manager FT/PT: The Client Manager would report to the Program Manager as a part of the Statewide Services department, and provide guardianship responsibilities to incapacitated clients.

Core Responsibilities:
-Conduct site visits and social assessment checklists regarding clientele throughout Colorado.
-Address and respond to clients concerns, including medical issues
-Maintain case files for each client and enter client data into database
-Oversight of client’s personal financial needs account
-Maintain confidentiality with regard to all client information

Required: 
-Associates degree in Human Services or related field
-1 year guardianship or client management or social work experience 
-6 months experience working with vulnerable adults including mental health issues
-Must have valid CO driver’s license and insurable MVR
-Requires some travel throughout Colorado


Operations Assistant FT: Reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations and provides support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Admin Assistant to VP of Operations serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external matters pertaining to the Office of the President. Assisting with various duties pertaining to the facilities management.

Required:
– +2 years admin related experience
– High School Diploma/ GED
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat.
-Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
-Attention to detail and problem solving skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task


Benefits Specialist FT: Entry-level position reporting directly to the Vice President of Human Resources and maintains benefits for all employees for all companies. Review insurance billing. Send out notice of open enrollment. Act as a resource to and intermediary between employee and insurance companies. Review plans offered with VP of HR to ensure the needs of employees are being met. Manage non-monetary benefits. Implements Benefits fair. Responsible for wellness initiative. Complete data entry into ADP system, including training, performance reviews, etc.

Required:
-Enjoys math calculations
-HR experience required.
– High School Diploma/ GED
-Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) and Adobe Acrobat.
-Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
-Attention to detail and problem solving skills
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task


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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