Early Intervention Specialist
Job Number: P173
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: College of Education
Early Intervention Specialist
Tn Early Intervention
$36,443 - $44,886; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Early Intervention (EI) Specialist will provide regular home and/or community based educational services to children birth to three years who have developmental delays or disabilities, and provide support for their families as outlined on the family's Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). The EI will work collaboratively with other professionals (e.g., service coordinators, therapists, interpreters, etc.) to support these children and their families by participating in IFSP meetings, completing visits together; exchanging information about strategies for helping families achieve child and family goals; maintaining accurate and up to date documentation as required by the program and by the state funding agency and performing other related tasks or special projects as assigned. Note: This position is contingent upon continued funding.
Bachelor's or advanced degree in one of the following:
- Early Childhood Special Education (preferred)
- Early Childhood Education
- Child Development/Family Studies
- Elementary Education
- Closely related field (i.e., deaf education, visual disabilities. special education K-12, elementary education, communication disorders, and speech/language pathology) Related field means a degree in social work, nursing, psychology, education administration, or sociology.
Required Related Experience
One (1) year experience including practicum, internship, volunteer or work experience with young children and their families. Valid TN driver's license, reliable transportation with vehicle insurance coverage required. If degree is in a related field, a minimum of 3 years documented experience working with children with disabilities 0-5 years of age and their families.
Desirable Related Experience
One (1) year work experience with young children with disabilities and their families; providing home visits to families with young children; conducting and interpreting early childhood assessments preferred.
Early Childhood Special Education preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
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Application Review Date: September 24, 2021
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