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Developmental Specialist - Early Intervention

Company: Kennedy-Donovan Center
Location: Southbridge
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for an organization that allows flexibility in your work schedule?!At KDC we are on a mission to empower and support all people to meet their full potential in a world where every individual and family thrive, no matter the circumstances.About this role:The Developmental Specialist - Educator is part of a team of specialists that provide family-centered services that support and enable families to meet their child's individual needs through education, training, and support. You will work with families in a hybrid of telehealth and in-person sessions to provide services. While working closely and learning from a team of specialists who are experts in children's physical, cognitive, communication, social, emotional, and adaptive development. In addition to on-the-job learning, KDC offers professional development activities and training necessary to maintain relevant certifications and licensures.Full-time, Part time and Fee-for-Service positions available!$2,000 Sign-On BONUS FT & $1,000 Sign-On BONUS PT!Starting annual rate: $50kIn this role, you'll get to:Partner with families to identify each child's strengths and developmental needsTogether develop an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP)Work closely with a transdisciplinary team on program planning and delivery of servicesOversee case management and referral services to assigned caseloadConduct home visits to provide developmental stimulation, parent training, and supportFacilitate parent/child and/or child groupsComplete reports of assessments, progress reports, IFSPs, and discharge summariesMaintain appropriate communication with physicians, clinics, and community agencies participating in each child's careProvide information to parents that enable them to make informed decisions for their child's progressThis role allows for flexibility in creating your own schedule to visit with families!We are looking for people who have:Bachelor's degree, or higher, in one or more of the following fields: Infants and toddlers (includes Early Intervention and early childhood education), Child development or child studies, Education or special education, Psychology300+ hours of experience with children under the age of 5 years oldStrong written and verbal communicationExcellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skillsA valid driver's license and reliable transportationKDC values a diverse workforce. We are committed to a culture of equality and inclusivity that fosters dialog, innovation, compassion, respect, and collaboration. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, ethnicity, age, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability status, neurodiversity, or any other protected characteristic outlined by federal, state, or local laws. Your uniqueness drives our excellence!2v16AvvCUa

Keywords: Kennedy-Donovan Center, Worcester , Developmental Specialist - Early Intervention, Other , Southbridge, Massachusetts

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