Career Opportunities

Early Stages is currently hiring! Available positions are listed below. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter to info@earlystagesdc.org.

EVALUATION COORDINATOR

The Coordinator, Evaluation is responsible for accurately assessing a child’s needs after s/he is referred to Early Stages through the administration of the appropriate screenings and educational assessments. The Coordinator functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team that collaborates to determine eligibility for special education services and is responsible for leading the team’s collaboration and composing Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for children with special needs. This position is a safety-sensitive position. As a result, throughout employment this position will be subject to the Employee Mandatory Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy. The Coordinator, Evaluation will report to the Early Stages Center Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required. Other duties may be assigned.

• Serves as the special education case manager for referred children; and documents efforts and processes in the appropriate databases.
• Screens, collects, and analyzes evaluation data, student records, and information pertinent to child learning and development; and formulates hypotheses and conclusions relating to learning and developmental concerns in order to complete a comprehensive special education evaluation.
• Conducts educational assessments and completes assessment reports that are accessible to parents and teachers.
• Creates Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and determines appropriate educational placements for children.
• Coordinates a comprehensive special education evaluation in collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team.
• Keeps accurate observation notes/data and confidential records.
• Ensures appropriate follow-up on all correspondence, directives, and other pertinent matters as necessary in connection with the evaluation, IEP, and placement process.
• Facilitates eligibility and IEP meetings as the local education agency (LEA) representative.
• Monitors timelines and completes due diligence to ensure successful completion of cases prior to designated deadlines and in accordance with DCPS and District policies.
• Conducts off-site evaluations and home visits.
• Travel to other sites within the DC metro area as needed.
• Administers hearing and vision screenings as needed.

We also accept resumes on a rotating basis. For more information, please send your letter of interest and resume to info@earlystagesdc.org.

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