The full-time Western KY Region Educational Specialist ($13 an hour, 40 hours a week) position assists the Director’s in the daily coordination of Parent Training and Information activities. This position is for someone who lives within the region they will be serving (to view the region: Regional Contact Map). Must be able to travel statewide and have the transportation to do so. This position requires flexibility to work late evenings/night and on the weekends to provide services to the families we serve. This person will foster and maintain positive relationships with other staff, other statewide partners and board members; helping them organize events throughout the state. The Educational Specialist will work with other organizations in collaborative efforts for workshops, training events, and participation in community involvement events. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, outgoing, approachable, strong work ethic, able to present to groups, and has a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Experience/knowledge of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), IEP’s, IFSP’s, disability rights, disability systems navigation, and inclusion is a plus. Assist families, professionals and youth with disabilities one-on-one. Must be able to return calls within 24 hours; check and answer emails at a minimum of twice daily Monday through Friday; and complete required paperwork. You will be responsible for providing 30 workshops and 10 booths for your region in a project year. Persons with disabilities and parents or family members of children/persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum requirement of Standard High School Diploma or GED. KY-SPIN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If interested in this position, send a letter of interest and a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 22, 2019.