Job Description: Monday-Friday, Part-Time
Required Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Special Education, Child and Family Studies, Speech and Language Pathology.
Preference given to candidates who are bilingual.
General responsibilities of the Development Therapist will be:
- Maintain a caseload as assigned by the program director.
- Provide home or community visits to provide family training or special instruction for each child, following the plan set up on each child’s Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
- Participate as a team member on the IFSP team for each child, including service provision, developmental assessments, attending meetings, and providing information to the child’s service coordinator and other professionals working with the child.
- Work closely with parents in working toward IFSP goals.
- Record daily service log notes on the Tennessee’s Early Intervention Data System within 3 working days of visits.
- Maintain complete and accurate files in accordance with licensing regulations.
- Assist other EI Specialists with assessments or lesson plans as necessary.
- Attend seminars, workshops and in-service training each year to enhance professional growth. (42 hours per year for full time; 21 hours per year ½ time; 10.5 hours per year ¼ time)
- Perform other reasonable and related duties as assigned by the program director.
- Responsible for own transportation to home visits including following relevant safety regulations and state laws governing vehicle operation.