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Early Intervention Specialist
at Spindletop Center
JOB PURPOSE: Provides services to children from 0 to 3 years of age with developmental delays. Conducts assessments and provides intervention and service coordination for children ages 0-3 referred to the First Steps ECI program. Provides consultation in area of expertise to families and other team members. Creates strategies to accomplish individualized outcomes for children and families. Is accountable for assigned property as well as submitting documentation for billing purposes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor degree as specified in the ECI policy on Educational requirements for Early Intervention Specialists. Demonstrates knowledge of normal and atypical child development, the ability to apply a broad range of intervention strategies and knowledge of protocols and methods used to assess young children. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
DEGREE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRED (IF APPLICABLE): Bachelor degree as specified in the ECI policy on Education requirements for Early Intervention Specialist, i.e., Adaptive Physical Education, Child Development, Child Life, Communication Disorders, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Family Studies Health Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Special Education, or equivalent degrees with ECI State Office approval or other related bachelor’s degree with 18 hours of college credit, verified by an official transcript with a passing grade, that is directly related to early intervention; or credential as Early Intervention Specialist Professional (EIS)—Fully qualified.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS OR CONDITIONS(specify):
Current State of Texas Driver License or, if having lived in another state, must be currently licensed in that state. Liability insurance required if employee operates personal vehicle on Center property or for Center business. Must be insurable by Center’s liability carrier if employee operates a Center vehicle or drives personal car on Center business.
Must complete all CORE training requirements in month in which they are due.
Must be able to apply CPR and First Aid to infants and toddlers in an emergency situation.
Requires travel and performance of job duties in community-based settings including homes, day-cares, etc.