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East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education is a Special Educational Interlocal. ECKCE provides services to three school districts: Baldwin (#348), Eudora (#491), and Wellsville (#289).   ECKCE’s main office is located at 600 High Street, Baldwin City, KS.


Elementary Resource Room Teacher

ECKCE is seeking an elementary resource room teacher  for the 2019-2020 school year.  Special education teachers will assess students’ skills to determine their needs and develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student.  Then plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities. Reports to Building Principal, Special Education Director

Qualifications:  Master`s Degree in Special Education preferred, or POS on file

Good communication skills

Ability to collaborate with colleagues and administration

Organizational Ability

Basic knowledge of State and Federal statutes relating to students with disabilities

Kansas Certificate/License with endorsement in special education, waiver eligibility minimum

Please complete the application on Kansas Teaching Jobs Website. 


Part Time Physical Therapist

ECKCE is seeking a Part Time Physical Therapist for the 2019-2020 school year.  QUALIFICATIONS: A license in physical therapy with a current Kansas license. REPORTS TO: Director of ECKCE.

JOB GOAL: The position of Physical Therapist’s purpose/s is to assess students` physical development level; provide appropriate treatment to meet individualized student objectives; identify architectural barriers; provide recommendations for accessibility; and provide recommendations for program development.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Administer evaluations for students to determine therapeutic needs related to their educational setting with regard to: manual muscle strength, range of motion, transfers, gait analysis, muscle tone, motor movement and balance. 2. Conduct developmental screenings as needed. 3. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team 4. Provide direct and/or indirect services to students who qualify for an Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individual Education Plan (IEP) 5. Initiate or adjust treatment, procedures/plans and activities to include goals to be achieved in specific time limits and to include teacher and family education. 6. Documents all students’ records in a timely manner, including Medicaid billing and maintenance of files. 7. May supervise physical therapy assistance and unlicensed support personnel for controlling the duties and activities assigned. 8. Participates in district wide work and professional days. 9. Maintains appropriate professional standards of confidentiality and care. 10. Follows policy and procedures as outlined in the therapy policy and procedures and Kansas state board of healing arts. 11. Maintain and follow students’ equipment needs including: DME, orthotics, mobility devices and standers. 12. Perform such other tasks and assume such other responsibilities as deemed necessary

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and length of contract to be established by the board of education. EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the board’s policy on evaluation of professional personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: Ability to work with individual students to correct personal, social, or emotional maladjustment related to their educational and social progress. Ability to work with other school personnel to establish and plan for respective roles in the modification of student behavior.

Please complete this application on the Kansas Teaching Jobs Website.


Special Education Paraprofessional Positions Available

ECKCE is seeking special education Paraprofessionals for the 2019-2020 school year to work with students requiring academic- social- physical or emotional assistance. There may also be positions available for Substitute Paraprofessionals.

Contact information: Daniel Wray,, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200  or Shelly McCart,,(785) 594-2737 ext. 203


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