The early intervention specialist provides intervention services to infants, toddlers and families so that the child will progress in the acquisition and mastery of functional skills in order to reduce or overcome limitations resulting from disabilities or developmental delays. Requirements of early intervention service provision come under the authority of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and are regulated by the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
|City||Marble Falls, Round Rock|
|County||Burnet County, Williamson County|
|Credentials||Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Family Studies, Child Development or other related major which includes a minimum of 18 hours semester course credit relevant to child development and/or early childhood intervention including three hours of semester course credit in early childhood development or early childhood special education. Must have a valid Texas Driver's License.|
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred AND required education, experience, job knowledge, skills and abilities helpful in the performance of this position, as indicated below:
Comprehensive knowledge of typical and atypical development in children birth to three years old
Comprehensive knowledge of childhood conditions that relate to the provision of early intervention services
Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of team and family dynamics.
Ability to contribute as a leader and facilitator on teams which include parents, caregivers, and other professional staff.
Ability to perform under minimal supervision with considerable requirements for initiative, discretion, independent thought, judgment and self-motivation in matters of significance to families as well as the agency.
Well-developed interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, time management/organization skills, and basic computer skills.
Ability to comprehend and adhere to family-centered, activity-based early intervention practices.
Ability to work sensitively with families from a variety of cultural orientations.
Preferred: Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish
|Salary Amount||$17.57 /hr|
|Closing Date||Open until filled|