Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $2,158.00 - $4,162.00 gross per month
  • Alexandria


Supplemental Information

"This position was established due to the transition of functions from the Department of Education/Louisiana Special Education Center to the Louisiana Department of Health. As a result of this transition, this position will be domiciled at the newly established Central Louisiana Supports and Services Center in Alexandria, LA."

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RELEASE OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION INFORMATION:La. R.S. 17:3884(D) requires that any school board wishing to hire a person who has been assessed or evaluated pursuant to the Children First Act, La. R.S. 17:3871, et seq., whether that person is already employed by that school system or not, shall request such person's assessment and evaluation results as part of the application process. Please be advised that, as part of the mandated process, your previous assessment and evaluation results will be requested. You have the opportunity to apply, review the information received, and provide any response or information you deem appropriate.

The Louisiana Special Schoolsdo not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in our programs and activities, and we provide equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Deana Frederick, Human Resources Director(318), has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Stacy Green
LSEC/Human Resources
5400 Coliseum Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71306

A baccalaureate degree.

Experience in the care, guidance or training of the developmentally disabled will substitute for the required degree on the basis of 30 semester hours for one year of experience.

Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Commission of Higher Education; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Job Concepts
Function of Work:
To deliver evaluation and training programs for mentally retarded individuals.

Level of Work:

Supervision Received:
General from a Habilitation Instructor 2 or 3 or other higher-level professional.

Supervision Exercised:
Direct over subordinate paraprofessionals.

Location of Work:
Department of Health and Human Resources; Office of Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from the class of Developmentalist by the presence of professional-level duties. This class differs from that of the Habilitation Instructor 2 by the absence of responsibility for implementing an evaluation and training program.

Examples of Work
Independently performs the following duties:

Teaches mentally retarded or physically handicapped students in physical education cognitive skills, work activities, etc.

Makes recommendations for budget, program modification and content, and departmental policy procedures, providing interpretation as needed.

May serve as a qualified mental retardation professional.

May supervise subordinate paraprofessionals.

May be responsible for location and recommending contract procurement for work activities/job placement.

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