Little Rock, AR United States
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Supervising Special Educator

United Cerebral Palsy, Butterfly Learning Center

Job Title: Supervising Special Educator
Job Location: Little Rock , AR
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Education: at Schools/Colleges of Education
Other Professional fields
Business: other
Education: Jobs K through 12
Application Closing Date: 01/01/2018
Date Posted: 2017-09-19
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Supervising Special Educator
United Cerebral Palsy

  1. Prepare habilitation plans and implement classroom activities commensurate with the individual needs and goals set out in each child's habilitation program.  Train and supervise the classroom staff on provision and documentation of the habilitation program.  

  2. Develop lesson plans, programs and/or curriculum and provide direction and leadership to the classroom teachers, teacher assistants and volunteer workers. Provide supervision and training to assigned classrooms regarding implementation of daily goal plans and instruction.  Provide relief to teachers in classrooms to allow attendance at individual conferences.

  3. Attend referral conferences and perform screening assessment to determine and make recommendations regarding eligibility. Evaluate and assess each assigned child for special needs programming utilizing approved testing materials, identify strengths and needs, present written findings to parents, team at conferences

  4. Maintain contact notes, progress notes, documentation of direct and indirect hours of instruction as required by DDS, Early Intervention, Early Childhood/Dept. of Education, and UCP.

  5. Work integrally with all team members: parents/guardians, teachers, physicians, therapists, etc. on each child's individualized program plan.

  6. Ensure that preschool programs comply with DDS, Early Intervention, and Early Childhood/Department of Education requirements.

  7. To preserve the confidentiality of all records of which one might be knowledgeable of in the course of professional duties.

  8. Posses and demonstrates qualities to better perform functions of job as well as demonstrates agencies mission.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned

MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS – additional performance indicators:

  1. Timely Completions of Assignments
  2. Attendance and Punctuality
  3. Responsible and dependable
  4. Teamwork and Cooperation
  5. Integrity and Honesty
  6. Initiative and Problem Solving
  7. Diligent, Competent, and Quality
  8. Professionalism
  9. Courteous Service and Respectful
  10. Communication Skills
  11. Follows Instructions and Flexible
  12. Sound Decisions and Actions
  13. Compliance – Observes UCP policies, procedures, & practices.  Adheres to UCP mission and core values including mutual respect/mutual purpose.  Remains current on required documentation and training.


The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

There are no unusual environmental conditions. Typically, the noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty competently.  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum levels of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Education and/or Experience:

Master’s Degree (M.S.) from an accredited college or university with certification in Early Childhood Special Education from the Arkansas Department of Education; or an approved Deficiency Removal Plan for certification in Early Childhood Special Education and a current teaching certificate in a related field; or an approved Alternative Licensing Plan for Certification in 0-8 Special Education.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret DDS/DHS and Department of Education regulations and guidelines.  Ability to communicate effectively with children, teachers, parents, medical personnel and representatives or regulatory agencies.  Ability to demonstrate good verbal/written skills.


The physical demands described here are representative of those must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Requirements may be modified to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and use the hands to make notes, file papers, open books, and pick up children.  The employee frequently must walk, talk, hear, and reach with the hands and arms.  Occasionally the employee must crouch or kneel.

The employee must occasionally lift or move children up to age six and 75lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at United Cerebral Palsy and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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Phone: 501-224-6067
Fax: 501-228-3849

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