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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.

Special Education MIS Clerk

Reports to: Director of Special Education

Purpose and Objectives of the Position

To assist in the maintaining and reporting of confidential student information as required by the Management Information System (MIS) at the state level and the staff of 614.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Webkidss Administrator:
    Maintains the IEP reporting database program with efficiency;
    Prepares and runs reports for administration and staff;
    Creates new staff login for Webkidss;
    Creates setup for beginning of the year in Webkidss;
    Maintains all files in accordance to 619 guidelines;
    Attends yearly and as needed training for Webkidss;
    Trains staff at beginning of the year inservice on Webkidss;
    Answers phone calls and questions regarding Webkidss;
    Meets reporting deadlines;
    Downloads information from Webkidss to SpedPro;
    Maintains forms and pages in Webkidss; and
    Uploads and sends FTP files.

2.  MIS/Student Records:

Maintains database of all incoming paperwork and data daily;
Processes all incoming IEP documents and student files daily;
Keeps accurate and well maintained files;
Contacts other school districts to obtain IEP paperwork for students who transfer to one of the districts served by 619;
Sends exiting student records;
Keeps track of outstanding files;
Reports timely and accurate data to SpedPro and KSDE;
Imports and inputs data into SpedPro;
Checks and corrects errors in SpedPro;
Creates files for new special education students;
Activates and deactivates student records as they withdraw and re-register;
Assists with beginning of year inservice training;
Attends training as needed;
Follows deadlines and files reports as required;
Creates beginning of the year setup; and
Maintains confidentiality of all student files.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

Handles correspondence and answers multi-phone line phone system;
Other duties may be assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

Has the dexterity to manually move, lift, pull, or push objects of not more than 25 pounds
Be able to handle multiple due dates and time restrictions;
Must be able to work on your own, be a self-starter;
Be trainable;
Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint);
Computer knowledge;
Displays dependability and punctuality in attendance;
Works to accomplish goals and policies set by the Interlocal;
Must have god interpersonal and communication skills;
Must support safety requirements;
Takes question or concerns about assignment through appropriate chain of command for answers;
Must be attentive to details;
Must be able to work as a team.

Application to be completed here:  Application
Contact Information Daniel Wray – dwray@eckce.com – 785-594-2737 ext 200
Employer Info:  East Central KS Coop in Ed USD 614 www.eckce.com

Elementary Resource Room Teacher- Baldwin Intermediate Center

The East Central Cooperative has an immediate opening this fall in the Baldwin Intermediate Center School.

Position Title: Special Education Teacher

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 

Qualifications Education/ Experience Good communication skills Language skills Mathematical Skills Reasoning Ability Certificate/License Master’s Degree in Special Education Knowledge Skills and Abilities

1. Communication skills. Special education teachers discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators. They also explain difficult concepts in terms that students with learning disabilities can understand.

2. Critical-thinking skills. Special education teachers assess students’ progress and use the information to adapt lessons to help them learn.

3. Interpersonal skills. Special education teachers regularly work with general education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents to develop Individualized Education Programs. As a result, they need to be able to build positive working relationships.

4. Patience. Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.

5. Resourcefulness. Special education teachers must develop different ways to present information in a manner that meets the needs of their students. They also help general education teachers adapt their lessons to the needs of students with disabilities.

General Responsibilities 

1. Teach students in small groups and on-one

2. Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress

3. Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals

4. Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators

5. Supervise and mentor para-professionals who work with students with disabilities

6. Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and after graduation

7. Special education teachers adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities.

Physical Requirements:

1. Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

2. Requires the ability to manually move, lift, pull or push heavy objects or materials.

3. Requires the ability to stoop, bend and reach.

4. Must be able to work in semi-noisy and crowded environments.

5. Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.

6. Requires regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job.

Application to be completed here:  Application
Contact Information Daniel Wray – dwray@eckce.com – 785-594-2737 ext 200
Employer Info:  East Central KS Coop in Ed USD 614 www.eckce.com

Elementary Resource Room Teacher- Wellsville

Special Education Teacher 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

Qualifications Education/ Experience Good communication skills Language skills Mathematical Skills Reasoning Ability Certificate/License Master’s Degree in Special Education Knowledge Skills and Abilities

1. Communication skills. Special education teachers discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators. They also explain difficult concepts in terms that students with learning disabilities can understand.

2. Critical-thinking skills. Special education teachers assess students’ progress and use the information to adapt lessons to help them learn.

3. Interpersonal skills. Special education teachers regularly work with general education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents to develop Individualized Education Programs. As a result, they need to be able to build positive working relationships.

4. Patience. Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.

5. Resourcefulness. Special education teachers must develop different ways to present information in a manner that meets the needs of their students. They also help general education teachers adapt their lessons to the needs of students with disabilities.

General Responsibilities

1. Teach students in small groups and on-one

2. Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress

3. Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals

4. Discuss student’s progress with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators

5. Supervise and mentor para-professionals who work with students with disabilities

6. Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and after graduation

7. Special education teachers adapt general education lessons and teach various subjects, such as reading, writing, and math, to students with mild and moderate disabilities.

Physical Requirements:

1. Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

2. Requires the ability to manually move, lift, pull or push heavy objects or materials.

3. Requires the ability to stoop, bend and reach.

4. Must be able to work in semi-noisy and crowded environments.

5. Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.

6. Requires regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job.

Application to be completed here:  Application
Contact Information Daniel Wray – dwray@eckce.com – 785-594-2737 ext 200
Employer Info:  East Central KS Coop in Ed USD 614 www.eckce.com

Speech Language Pathologist

Speech language pathologists will assess students’ skills to determine their needs in relation to their specific discipline and develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student.  They plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities and provide therapies related to their areas of need determined by the IEP.

Qualifications

Good communication skills, Language skills, Mathematical Skills, Reasoning Ability, Certificate/License in area of assignment, Master’s Degree in area assigned (Speech)

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

1.     Communication skills. The providers discuss student’s needs and performances with general education teachers, parents, and administrators. They also explain difficult concepts in terms that students with learning disabilities can understand.

2.     Critical-thinking skills.The providers assess students’ progress and use the information to adapt lessons to help them learn.

3.     Interpersonal skills.The providers regularly work with general education teachers, school counselors, administrators, and parents to develop Individualized Education Programs. As a result, they need to be able to build positive working relationships.

4.     Patience.Working with students with special needs and different abilities can be difficult. Special education teachers should be patient with each student, as some may need the instruction given aloud, at a slower pace, or in writing.

5.     Resourcefulness.Related service providers must develop different ways to present information in a manner that meets the needs of their students. They also help general education teachers adapt their lessons to the needs of students with disabilities.

General Responsibilities

1.     Providing direct therapy to students according to students’ IEP.

2.     Conducting assessment analyzing results and writing reports to determine strength and concerns.

3.     Consulting with teaching teams to develop and implement curriculum modifications and appropriate classroom strategies.

4.     Documenting all work with students for Medicaid logs.

5.     Completing treatment notes and progress reports.

Physical Requirements:

1.    Requires the ability to sit and/or stand for prolonged periods.

2.    Requires the ability to manually move, lift, pull or push heavy objects or materials.

3.    Requires the ability to stoop, bend and reach.

4.    Must be able to work in semi-noisy and crowded environments.

5.    Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.

6.    Requires regular attendance and/or physical presence at the job

Job Start Date: August-1-2021  Applications Due By: April-20-2021

Job Contact Information:  Daniel Wray – dwray@eckce.com   785-594-2737 ext 200

If interested, please apply for job HERE

Special Education Paraprofessional Positions Available

ECKCE is seeking special education Paraprofessional for the 2020-2021 school year to work with students requiring academic- social- physical or emotional assistance. There are also be positions available for Substitute Paraprofessional.

Contact information: Daniel Wray, dwray@eckce.com, (785) 594-2737 ext. 200  or Shelly McCart, smccart@eckce.com,(785) 594-2737 ext. 203

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