Inclusion Services Specialist

Inclusion Services Specialist
Pay Rate: $19.87-$24.83/hour
Hours per week: 37.5
Weeks per year: 45

Community Services for Children is Seeking a Self-motivated individual for a rewarding career as an Inclusion Services Specialist to maximize the individual developmental growth of preschool 3-5 years old children with special needs/disabilities and/or mental health concerns by providing direct intervention to children and support to staff and families. We are a large, well-established, high performing organization located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. Selected as a 2015, 2017, and 2020 Top Workplace, CSC is a leader in early childhood education.  

A $500 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed Community Services for Children staff members who start work after June 1, 2021. The $500 payout will be paid upon successful completion of probation.

Community Services for Children is offering a onetime $75 COVID-19 vaccination incentive for new hired staff members who are able to show proof of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. The payout will be paid upon successful completion of probation.

Job Responsibilities:  
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of preschool children 3-5 years old with special needs.
  • Provide support to identified or suspected children with special needs in both classroom and home visit environments.
  • Support parents in securing external referral services for specialized resources, information, and services including parent support.
  • Partner with classroom staff, parents and other agencies to write and implement Child Home Intervention Plans and/or Individualized Education Plans for each identified child.
  • Understand, practice and teach positive approaches to guide behaviors toward the development of self-regulation to promote mental wellness for children and families.
  • Follow-up, document and report on all internal and external referrals to the Assistant Director of Early Education responsible for Mental Health/Disabilities and other appropriate staff.

Job Requirements:
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree required in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Special Education, or Psychology.
  • Three years’ experience with preschool children 3-5 years old in a comprehensive setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to practice and model special need programs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with individuals of varying economic, educational and cultural backgrounds.
  • English/Spanish bi-lingual a plus.
  • Valid driver’s license, full time use of car, ability to transport families in private vehicle.
  • Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. in order to assist children as needed and to move equipment and materials.
  • Full Time.
  • Choice of two medical plans.
  • Choice of two dental plans.
  • Paid leave for sick and personal days.
  • Twelve Paid holidays.
  • Agency sponsored 401k retirement plan.
Full time
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 50,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Allentown, PA 18109, US