Program Supervisor
The MENTOR Network - Palm Desert, CA

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Program Supervisor - 130000OQ

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Primary Location United States-CA-CAPalm Desert

Organization Redwood

Founded in 1984, Creative Home Programs, located in Riverside, California, provides in-home early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays as well as specialized programs for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Through a range of individualized services, Creative Home Programs focuses on improving motor, communication and language skills, as well as helping each child and their family to build a strong foundation for social, emotional and intellectual growth.

Creative Home Programs is a partner of The MENTOR Network, a national network of local human services providers offering quality, community-based services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain and spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries and illnesses, and to youth with emotional, behavioral and medically complex challenges as well as their families. With opportunities from coast to coast, when you join Creative Home Programs and The MENTOR Network, you’ll make a difference every day and help to provide quality of life enhancing services to individuals across the country.

Description

Every person needs the support of others, but we look for very special people to support individuals with disabilities. As a Program Supervisor with California MENTOR you’ll be one of those special people.

For California MENTOR and The MENTOR Network, a Program Supervisor is critical to our success and exemplifies the wonderful mission driven work we do here every day.

To that end, the Program Supervisor role is a fantastic role to continue your career path in Social and Human Services with a myriad of career options to move up and across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
    • Coordinates with Program Manager, Program Supervisor, teacher, and Infant Service Coordinator to monitor the provision of early intervention services to each family.
    • Supervises the Teachers in all aspects of their jobs; closely monitors “high risk” situations with the Teacher and Program Manager, and serves as a resource specialist and mentor to Teachers.
    • Completes intakes and processes teacher assignments. Schedules and administers appropriate and valid developmental assessments and completes the related reports as required. Oversees the accurate completion of assessments and reports submitted by the Teacher. Tracks and types progress reports, assessments and update reports as needed.
    • Attends SELPA (Special Education Local Planning Area) meetings, IEP (Individualized Education Plan) meetings, inter-agency meetings, and others as appropriate.
    • Participates in program and staff development activities as requested.
    • Ensures that all authorized visits are completed by teachers or substitute teachers.
    • Assumes home visit responsibilities as needed.
    • Assists in researching resources for families in coordination with Infant Service Coordinators and teachers. Provides on-call coverage for caseload and participates in joint visits as needed.
    • Assesses referred clients and participates in the development of a service plan in conjunction with a treatment team and funding source in accordance with corporate, contractual and regulatory standards. Coordinates and evaluates plan implementation.
    • Provides monitoring, consultation and support to Mentors/staff regarding work with clients and implementation of service plans. Makes home visits and conducts meetings as required.
    • Maintains current and complete client and Mentor/staff reporting records in accordance with Mentor and regulatory standards. Assists with all legal, licensing, regulatory and certification activities as needed.
    • Provides pre-service and in-service training to mentors/staff as assigned and assists in mentor training, planning and development.
    • Performs other duties as required.
Qualifications

Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood or related field.
  • Direct experience working with developmentally delayed infants or children.
  • Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.
  • Expertise in early intervention and knowledge of best practices, family systems, syndromes and conditions, intervention strategies, assessment, transition, and teacher mentoring is essential.
  • Experience with staff training a definite plus.
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