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Early Childhood Behavior Specialist

$45K/year

This position includes a $1800 sign on bonus.

Abilities Network, a human services non profit, is looking for an Inclusion Specialist to work in their Project ACT program. Project ACT serves Maryland's early childhood community to promote high quality care for all children through training and coaching. Inclusion Specialists provide early childhood mental health and behavior consultation to early childhood professionals in child care programs, preschools, Head Starts, and Family Child care programs using a practice-based coaching model to prevent the expulsion of children age birth to five. In this role, Inclusion Specialists support children's social emotional development, promote the inclusion of children with special needs, and address behavioral challenges using a reflective coaching approach and trauma informed practices. Inclusion Specialists develop behavior plans, provide coaching on-site at early childhood programs, provide formal training to early childhood professionals, and model developmentally appropriate strategies and inclusive practices.



Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or a related field.
  • Must have experience working with children with challenging behaviors, mental health concerns, trauma histories, or developmental disabilities.
  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of classroom experience working with children ages birth to 5.
  • Must possess strong professional presentation skills.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Must have transportation as needed to fulfill the duties of position.





PI146418542

Posted
09/15/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Towson, MD 21252, US