Trinity Health SPECIAL EDUCATOR - PER DIEM / DAY in Camden, New Jersey

POSITION SUMMARY: The Special Educator is responsible for screenings, evaluations, treatment and case management for children, birth to age 3 at Child Development Services. The candidate should be able to set reasonable and measurable goals within a specific timeframe and develop age appropriate strategies to address specific needs. The Special Educator should have extensive knowledge of child development across various domains including adaptive/self-care skills, personal-social skills, communication skills, fine and gross motor skills, and cognitive/early learning skills. Responsibilities also include providing professional guidance and collaboration with other clinicians, caregivers, and the general public.

*REQUIRED:*

Bachelor's Degree in a related health, human service, or education field.

2-4 years of experience required. At least 1 year with individuals from birth to five years of age who have developmental delays and disabilities; or at least 6 credits in infant and toddler or early childhood development.

Ability to perform diversified duties within time limitations with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Ability to problem solve, critical thinking and priority setting skills.

Organizational skills including: ability to handle confidential information, ability to float as requested by supervisor/manager, ability to maintain good health and reliable attendance.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Demonstrated skill in clinical interviewing.

Physical Effort: Frequent/strenuous physical effort (e.g. heavy lifting, sustained physical effort, extensive carrying, pushing, pulling, etc.)

Current valid Driver's License with proof of insurance and registration.

Must have access to and drive a vehicle for work related services.

Must have daily access to a mobile phone and email for work communication.

*PREFERRED:*

Teacher of the Handicapped Certificate (Teacher of Student with Disabilities) or Bachelor's degree with proof of coursework in Behavioral Methodology.

Membership/participation in professional organizations.

*Primary Equipment Used:*

Standard Office equipment in Windows based environment

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Job Number: 00041245

Location: Camden, NJ

Organization Name: Our Lady of Lourdes Healthcare Services

Facility: OLLNJ - Lourdes Health System

Employment Type: Part time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 0