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Job Opportunities at Sweetwater Child Development Center:  



       

Certified Early Childhood Teacher


Rock Springs - Begins in August 2020. -   

Under general direction from the Executive Director, the Early Childhood Teacher will plan, direct, manage, and oversee the activities and operation of the respective Early Childhood classroom (ages 4-5). The teacher in this position is responsible for meeting the performance standards using their experience in the field to provide quality education to all children on behalf of Sweetwater County Child Development Center (SCCDC). 

 Qualifications Include:  

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Family and Child Development,  Elementary Education, or a related field. 

Be certified in through PTSB in the state of Wyoming.

Within three years, of the start date, this teacher will complete his/her Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement (ECSE) through the University of Wyoming.   

SLP - Assistant 


Under general direction from the Part C Coordinator and the assigned Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), the Speech-Language Pathologist-Assistant will help with the planning and execution of the day-to-day learning activities that are developmentally appropriate for the individual students in the speech therapy program.   

Responsibilities 

  • Carry out lesson plans and activities with the guidance of the IEP or IFSP team and the assigned SLP.   

  • Communicate regularly with the assigned SLP to ensure he/she is informed of all significant events in the program, and with students and their families.   

  • Participate in developmental screenings for clients in whatever role assigned.   

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality of all regional, center, family, and student information.    

  • Operate professionally with staff, students and families within the center and the community.  

  • Complete all data entry, record keeping, and filing required by the program and the assigned SLP.   

  • Other duties will be assigned as needed to support the center, the program, and the learning of all students.    

Requirements 

  • Applicants should have an Associate of Applied Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant.      

  • Experience working with young children (0-5 years old) is prefered.

  • Basic knowledge of Special Education is preferred.  

  • Must possess a Wyoming Driver’s License and have a clean driving record.

  • Must have basic typing skills and knowledge of computers.

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Must be organized and self-motivated

This is a school year position (180 working days).  Pay and benefits depend on education and experience.    




Occupational Therapist 

(Begins about August 1, 2020) 

Description


Under the general direction of the Part B Special Education Coordinator, the Occupational Therapist (OT) is responsible for the provision of a comprehensive occupational therapy program to children from birth through age five.

Requirements 

  • Must have a Bachelor's Degree, but a Master's Degree is preferred. 
  • Must have a current Wyoming OT license or the ability to get one by August 1, 2020.   
  • Must have experience working with young children.  

Responsibilities


  • Administers occupational therapy screenings to children from birth through age five as requested by referrals from agencies, practitioners, families, and/or staff

  • Conduct evaluation of children in need of more in-depth occupational therapy assessment as requested by the Part B SpEd Coordinator or the Part C SpEd Coordinator.

  • Develop IEP/IFSP objectives in collaboration with the trans-disciplinary team and the family in order to meet the needs of the child.

  • Maintain regular verbal and written communication with parent/guardians and related staff members.   

  • Complete and maintain necessary documentation for each child to ensure accountability. 

  • Attend and participate in all meetings and trainings associated with the position and with work at the CDC.

  • Other duties as assigned by the administration.  

To Apply:   Please send a current resume, a copy of your Wyoming OT license, and any other supporting documents to Dr. Cristy Pelham at pelhamc@cdckids.org.   




SLP 


This position is for the 2020-2021 school year and will begin in August2020.

Description

Under the general direction of the CDC administration, the Speech/Language Pathologist (SLP) is responsible for the planning and execution of the speech and language program for the SCCDC, as well as program records, relationship management with internal and external partners, and training of parents and of other staff.  

Requirements

Must have a Bachelor's Degree, but a Master's Degree is preferred. Must have a Wyoming SLP license by August 2020.   Experience with young children is preferred.  

 Responsibilities 

Plan and execute day-to-day program operations in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, as well as those promulgated by the CDC administration.     Provide direct and/or indirect therapy to individual or groups of children with identified communication needs, feeding and/or aural rehab needs from ages birth to 5. Collaborate with all appropriate staff and serve as a member of the IEP/IFSP team when making decisions and setting schedules and in order to carry out the specifics of the plan.Conduct screenings, evaluations, and make referrals as needed. Maintain regular communication with parents and staff members and maintain records, both written and electronic.   Compile written data and treatment notes on services provided. Ensure all program files have appropriate Medicaid billing codes.Perform related duties as assigned by the CDC administration.   

 To Apply

 Please send your resume, a current SLP license, and other appropriate documents to Dr. Cristy Pelham at pelhamc@cdckids.org .      

How We Are Funded

over 2 years ago

The Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center (SCCDC) is funded through various sources. 

  • Federal Government
  • State of Wyoming
  • United Way of Southwest Wyoming
  • Grants
  • Donations
  • Fundraisers
  • Special Purpose Tax

About SCCDC

over 2 years ago

Welcome!


The Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center (SCCDC) is a non-profit organization that has served the children and families in Sweetwater County since 1979.

The center is mandated by the state of Wyoming to provide early intervention services to children birth through age five with a variety of delays and disabilities. The SCCDC is the only organization in Sweetwater County to serve the children birth through age three.

There are 14 Developmental Preschool Regions in Wyoming. The SCCDC is Region 7.

The SCCDC is governed by a nine member, volunteer board which consists of parents, school district representatives, and members of the general community.

The SCCDC consists of highly trained and qualified staff:

  • Administrative Staff 
  • Classroom Teachers 
  • Data Managers 
  • Early Childhood Special Education Teachers 
  • Early Childhood Teachers 
  • Educational Assistants 
  • Family Service Coordinators 
  • Licensed Mental Health Specialist 
  • Occupational Therapists 
  • Paraprofessionals 
  • Physical Therapists 
  • Play Therapist 
  • Speech/Language 
  • Pathologists 
  • Support Staff

The SCCDC is currently funded through several sources; The Federal Government, state of Wyoming, Sweetwater County, the city of Green River, United Way of Southwest Wyoming, grants, and donations.

Board Meetings Minutes

over 2 years ago

Check out all minutes at your convenience!


The Sweetwater County Child Development Center would like to annouce that we are now utilizing www.boarddocs.com for our board meeting minutes.

This means that as a parent you are able to see what we are discussing during our board meetings so that you know what is going on at your child’s school. The hope with this system is to get more parents involved in the school. For additional parent opportunities please visit our Parents page.

 

The link to the website is https://www.boarddocs.com/wy/sccdc/Board.nsf.  Once you get to the website click enter public site and you will be able to see our layout for the meetings. If you have any questions or concerns please contact us.