CCCC Head Start Disability Coordinator, Cankdeska Cikana Community College

CCCC Head Start Disability Coordinator


Job ID:


February 20, 2024

Contact Information:
Cankdeska Cikana Community College
214 1st Ave
Fort Totten, ND 58335
District Website

Sheri Diehl
Phone: 701-766-1309
District Email

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform general classroom and other observations to assess learning domains and implement Performance Standards of Head Start.
  • Collect data, maintain timely records, provide reports, and support compliance in all facets of Head Start Performance Standards and Agency Policies.
  • Provide child development information related to social-emotional development and mental health.
  • Provide guidance to staff and families in: child development, positive parenting, educational domains, and classroom management skills.
  • Administer and interpret standardized behavioral, educational, social-emotional screening and assessment tests/tools and findings.
  • Ability to plan, organize, adhere to, and implement procedure according to Office of Head Start and CCCC policy.
  • Provide guidance in developmentally appropriate/adaptive activities and effective ways to work with and support school readiness goals.
  • To effectively demonstrate and communicate proper use and application of curriculum, equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • To respect and promote the unique identity of each child and family and refrain from stereotyping based on gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion and disability.
  • To use positive methods of child guidance and will not engage in corporal punishment, emotional or physical abuse or humiliation.
  • To participate in the Head Start program’s random drug and alcohol testing system.
  • Meet with classroom teams and staff to review observations, develop teaching strategies, and implement plans as needed.
  • Meet with families, network partners, and individuals to consult regarding educational and behavioral needs and follow-up on plans for ongoing support.
  • Participate in increasing knowledge of Dakota Culture and language.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education.
  • Preference given to professional experience in providing developmental observations, behavioral assessments, and curriculum modifications.
  • Preference given to individuals with IEP development experience and supportive strategies for classroom teaching staff.
  • Engagement skills in maintaining working relationships with children, families, colleagues and network partners.
  • Exemplary attendance, positive work habits, leadership and communications skills are required.
  • Must have strong verbal, organizational, written skills and the ability to respond to stressful and sensitive situations in a professional manner.
  • Strong computer literacy skills.
  • Commitment to professional standards of confidentiality.

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