Senior Behavior and Inclusion Supervisor in Deland, FL

December 4, 2023

POSITION SUMMARY: Provide mental health consultation services on a schedule of sufficient and consistent frequency to ensure concerns of staff and families are responded to in a timely and effective manner. Provide consultative, analytical and assessment services to Mid Florida Community Services Inc. regarding children served by MFCS who have been referred through the approved procedure.


Wage: $53,040.00 - $59,280.00/yr.

Benefits: Vacation, Sick, PTO, Employer paid health benefits, 8% non matching retirement, 14 company paid holidays, Basic $30,000 Life Insurance Policy, and LTD.

Apply online at www.mfcs.us.com

Candidates will not be considered without a completed application



  • Conduct Mental Health classroom observations and administer Psychological Evaluations as requested.
  • Assist in the implementation of the policies to limit suspension and prohibit expulsion.
  • Serve as a member of the Health Services Advisory Committee and recruit professional members as needed.
  • Develop and assist in implementation of plans and strategies to identify and support children with mental health and social and emotional concerns for behavior and inclusion services in accordance with federal, state and local regulations, including the Head Start Performance Standards, applicable transmittal notices and other administrative orders/directions.
  • Assist with developing and implementing appropriate strategies to meet children’s individualized Ensure that the education staff are provided with activities and classroom strategies to meet children’ssocial emotional individualized needs. Ensure documentation of the children’s progress/services is consistent with services provided.
  • Providing appropriate information, materials, publications and videos for parent/staff resources centers, school centers and newsletters, as needed.
  • Ensures Behavior Specialists assist teachers to improve classroom management and teaching practices through strategies that include using classroom observations and consultation to address teacher and individual child needs and creating physical and cultural environments that promote positive mental health and social and emotional functioning.
  • Oversees and supervises work of behavior and inclusion services staff to develop and implementappropriate strategies to meet children’s individualized needs; assuring that the education staff isprovided with activities and classroom strategies to meet children’s social emotional individualized needs; and assuring that documentation of the children’s progress/services is consistent with services provided and kept in ChildPlus.net.
  • Oversees and supervises the coordination of children’s screenings and evaluation services in the areas of behavior and inclusion services; including coordination of outside professionals to ensure needed services are available.
  • Oversees and supervises the activities of employees that are responsible for the development, implementation and operation of behavior and inclusion services within Head Start/Early Head
  • Coordinates the development of disability service plans, policies and procedures regarding services within the education service area.
  • Coordinates with Family and Community Partnerships Team to ensure outreach and recruitment activities target children with disabilities. Ensure no children with disabilities are denied
  • Maintains communication and / or cooperation with facilitates a close working relationship between inner and outer agency coordination for effective support to all three school districts: Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
  • Serve as direct support to the Learning and Development Manager regarding changes and updates pertaining to all three school districts: Hernando, Sumter, and Volusia counties.
  • Review observation reports with Learning and Development Manager.
  • Submit monthly disability reports to the Director.
  • Ensures referral process is followed based upon the LEA guidelines for each appropriate school district.Ensures informed consents are obtained from parents for completion of any needed evaluation and/or screening.
  • Coordinates developmental and speech/language services through contracted providers, as
  • Act as an advocate and role model for Head Start/Early Head Start
  • Responsible for service area training, and onboarding, as well as attend and actively participate in trainingprograms, staff meetings, and other meeting/trainings as requested.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency



  • Performs additional duties as needed or requested by the program. This description is intended to conveyinformation essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the
  • Follow appropriate practices to keep children safe during all activities including reporting of suspected or known child abuse and neglect
  • Implement positive strategies to support children’s well-being and prevent and address challenging behavior.




Education: Licensed or certified mental health professional or Master’s in special education, varying exceptionalites, or related field preferred.

Experience: Knowledge of, and experience in serving young children in special education and working

with their families.

Licenses & Certifications: Licensed or certified mental health professional. Valid Florida driver’s license and be insurable by Company’s current insurance carrier. Subject to federal, state and local legal requirements/background checks.



Physical Requirements: These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Talking, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, use of fingers, arms, hands, legs, walking, stretching/reaching, handling, grasping, climbing, bending at the waist, turning, balancing, pushing, pulling, use of depth perception, carrying and lifting (up to 65 lbs.), and driving are constant. Good eyesight (correctable) and hearing (correctable) are essential.

Equipment: Computer, facsimile, copy machine, calculator, multi-line phone and other small office and instructional equipment and vehicle.

Skills & Expertise: Ability to work with limited direction. Knowledge of organizational methods. Skills in completing work with a high degree of accuracy. Skill in developing policies, procedures and/or systems for implementing programmatic functions. Ability to evaluate programs and situations and make decisions for improvement. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with people, including parents and children. Ability to analyze and interpret data. Ability to use and operate a personal computer. Skills in public speaking. Ability to work with children with special needs. Ability to maintain child and parent confidentiality. Knowledge of varying screening and assessment tools and ability to administer such tools.



Job Location: Primary location is the Head Start facilities in Hernando, Sumter and/or Volusia counties. Frequent travel to other counties.

Work Environment: While performing the responsibilities of the position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the employee will encounter. Office environment and working alone and with others frequently. Working with office equipment is frequent. Occasionally outdoors and operates a vehicle.



Wage: $53,040.00 - $59,280.00/yr.

Benefits: Vacation, Sick, PTO, Employer paid health benefits, 8% non matching retirement, 14 company paid holidays, Basic $30,000 Life Insurance Policy, and LTD.


How To Apply

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