Description About Susan Gray School: For nearly four decades, the Susan Gray School has served young children with developmental disabilities and young children who are at risk for developmental delay. The school has the distinction of being the first nationally recognized inclusive preschool where typically developing children learn alongside children with disabilities in an educational setting. More information about Susan Gray School can be found here: http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/admin-offices/sgs/index.php. About the position: The Early Interventionist will travel in Davidson County working with families with children ages birth to 3 years old with developmental disabilities. You will be coaching and engaging parents in home visits and supporting parents' learning of strategies that can be used in the home within their daily routines for the specific developmental disability that the children have. With this, you will develop and maintain positive relationships with parents while interacting with parents in a friendly, professional manner. Additional Responsibilities: Schedules and completes home visits according to family's needs and IFSP requirements Ensure that visits with families are conducted according to TEIS/DOE processes and procedures Ensure that TEIDS entries are completed according to TEIS/DOE processes and procedures Completes AEPS assessments per child according to IFSP deadlines Individualizes behavior intervention strategies and instructions of children based on needs and developmentally appropriate practices. Consistently meets requirements for timely filing of documentation as required Participates in IFSP/IEP development and meetings upon request Collects data on progress towards individual goals developed by educational team Meets all mandated continuing education requirements Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child and family studies with concentration on child development, early intervention, or related field (related field includes degree in deaf education or visual disabilities, special education k-12, elementary education, communication disorders, and speech language pathology) Resumes and transcripts required. Experience working with children ages birth to 3 years with disabilities is required. One-on-one experience working with families is a plus. Bilingual abilities are a plus. About Vanderbilt University: Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 located a little more than a mile from downtown Nashville, TN. The university's students, faculty, staff and visitors frequently cite Nashville as one of the perks of Vanderbilt. VU is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. As far as the students are concerned, we are happy to say that for a third time, VU was ranked #1 with the happiest college students in the nation by the Princeton Review. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/08/01/vanderbilt-has-happiest-students-again-according-to-2017-princeton-review-best-colleges-rankings/?utm_source=myvupreview&utm_medium=myvu_email&utm_campaign=myvupreview-2017-08-03 Benefits: In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, VU offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderb
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