Coordinator, Early Interventionist

East Tennessee State University
February 19, 2023
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Job Title Coordinator, Early Interventionist

Department Center for Excellence in Early Child - 23150 Pay Grade 6 Job Category Administrative Job Summary

The Early Interventionist will provide direct developmental services through the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) to a.) children (ages birth to 36 months) and families who are eligible for IDEA Part C services and b.) children who are eligible for IDEA Part B services until the start of the school year following the child's 4th birthday. Services are provided to children and families in home-based and inclusive childcare settings in the counties of Carter, Greene, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, and Washington. The Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) is a program that provides services to infants, toddlers, and young children who have disabilities or other developmental delays. The TEIS program is a critically important program to support young children and their families to reach optimal development.

All staff employed by ETSU Expanding Horizons Early Intervention Resource Agency (EIRA) are informed about the Rights of Infants and Toddlers under Part C of IDEA and share this information with families in a positive manner. All ETSU Expanding Horizons staff adhere to the TEIS Operations Manual and all updates on policies and procedures pertaining to providers of home/community- based developmental therapy under the auspices of the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) and the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD).

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of early childhood development, children with developmental delays, medical diagnoses and assessments/ curriculums., TEIDS, and the Family Guided Routines Based Intervention model.
  • Required Qualifications

  • BS or BA in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child and family studies (child development), early intervention, deaf education or visual disabilities, special education K-12, elementary education, communication disorders, speech and language pathology, occupational therapy, physical therapy and/or related field. (Related field can include, but is not limited to, a degree in social work, nursing, psychology, education administration, or sociology.)
  • Related field degrees require a minimum of one (1) year of documented experience working with children with disabilities 0-5 years of age and their families. This requirement does not apply to Grantee staff who provided these services prior to July 1, 2014.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • MA or MS in early childhood special education, early childhood education, family and child studies (child development), early intervention, deaf education or visual disabilities, special education K-12, elementary education, communication disorders, speech and language pathology;
  • Skills in case management;
  • Experience in developmental assessments and/or evaluations;
  • Direct work with children and families; and
  • Computer/data entry skills.
  • Salary Salary will meet FLSA standard guidelines for administrative exempt status. Regardless of the amount of earned annual leave remaining at the end of this contract, 37.5 hours is the maximum amount that will qualify for the lump sum payout.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number AS01044P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes FLSA Status Exempt Open Date 01/18/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Administrative/Professional positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Transcripts must be submitted to be considered for review. Unofficial transcripts or a copy of the transcript is acceptable for application purposes. Official transcripts may be required upon hire.

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