The Home Coordinator supervises the home team members and coordinates student services and care within the home. This position ensures that students are safe and receive quality care, that instructional programs are implemented effectively, and that the home is maintained to meet and exceed licensing regulations and standards.
- Provide an environment that promotes student safety, health, growth, and independence.
- Assist each student’s team in the development and implementation of IEP’s, present levels of performance and evaluations.
- Develop home student schedules.
- Monitor implementation of student schedules, instructional programs, and Student Support plans to ensure consistency and quality of programs.
- Collect data weekly for each student.
- Responsible for participation at Individual Education Plan Meetings, Student Support Plan Meetings, Student Reviews, Home Management, All-staffs, Home Team meetings, Committees, and other student related meetings. If unable to attend, the Home Coordinator is responsible to ensure that home information is adequately presented.
- Monitor and assign staff for student coverage, maintaining staff rotations, and ensuring that students are safe and well cared for.
- Assist with direct care of students when team shortages occur.
- Monitor medication administration and documentation, complete Medication Error Reports when necessary, and follow-up with the necessary training. Support school health department staff in communicating student medication changes to team members.
- Maintain frequent and positive communication with parents. At least weekly communication with all parents is required either by phone or email.
- Contact and report to parents immediately any accidents, special incidents, use of emergency procedures including floor restraint or seclusionary time-out.
- Review all forms of documentation including: Special Incident Reports, Emergency Procedure Documentation, Medication Error Reports, Seizure Reports, Accident Report, etc.
- Review and approve student home activity plans. Help home team plan and implement off-campus activities that provide opportunities for community integration for the students.
- Following all Heartspring accounting procedures, secure money from incidental accounts to meet students’ weekly needs, and/or purchases for student programs,
- Ensure compliance with grocery purchase guidelines and meal program standards.
- Assist in developing and meeting the home budget.
- Maintain, balance, and provide over-sight of the home cash box and ensure that the money is used for recreation and leisure activities for the students in the group homes.
- Create a positive atmosphere of professional development, mutual support, and teamwork in the homes and across departments.
- Create a spirit of cooperation by modeling and encouraging effective teamwork.
- Maintain at least weekly meetings with home team members to facilitate communication flow.
- Ensure that supervisees are trained and have opportunities for development.
- Address inappropriate actions and/or policy violations with team members.
- Complete performance appraisals for team members.
- When assigned as the On-campus Supervisor, be available on campus and monitor the daily operations for the entire campus.
- Check and respond to voice-mail and email communication in a timely and appropriate manner.
- Attend weekly student review meetings with other student’s team members to ensure communication and review programming for each student in the group home.
- Provide a safe and nurturing home environment that exceeds licensing regulations.
- Conduct daily informal and weekly formal house inspections to ensure compliance with KDHE and SRS regulations.
- Monitor house supplies and order any necessary supplies and insure delivery.
- Submit Maintenance Work Requests and ensure that the home is properly maintained.
- Conduct and report monthly fire drill and tornado drill when scheduled.
- Perform additional duties as assigned.
This position is salaried 40 hours per week, and often requires flexibility depending upon campus and student needs. Work schedules include Wednesday-Saturday or Sunday through Wednesday. On the weekdays the schedule is 12:30-10:30p.m. and on the weekend it alternates between 7a.m.-5p.m. and 12:30-10:30p.m.
- Undergraduate degree in social or behavioral field and/ or supervisory experience in a residential setting.
- Strong organizational skills
- Basic to Intermediate Computer skills
- Valid Kansas Driver’s License
- Strong job performance history
- Positive attendance record
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- Demonstrated effective teamwork
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills
- Strong writing skills
- Knowledge and work history with developmental disabilities
- Supervisory Experience
- Heartspring Experience
- Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Edcuation, professional development and scholarship opportunities
- Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Accounts
Heartspring is an EEO employer.