The University of Tennessee at Martin is accepting applications for a part-time (50%) Research Specialist III (Developmental Therapist) with the Infant Stimulation Program. This part-time (50%) position is grant-funded and continuation of employment is dependent upon grant funding. The Developmental Therapist is responsible for providing developmental therapy including on-going developmental assessments to children eligible for Part C (IDEA) services and support for families in a home-based setting.
* Provide developmentally appropriate activities and child specific guidance for a caseload of 10-12 children and families in Northwest Tennessee.
* Maintain and establish relationships with families and other designated service providers including Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS).
* Collect data and enter service logs and contact notes in a state-wide database in a timely manner.
* Attend required meetings, staff training, and conferences as required that will, at times, include overnight travel.
Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in early childhood special education, early childhood education, child and family studies (concentration child development), early intervention, or related field in deaf education or visual disabilities, special education, K-12, elementary education, communication disorders and speech language pathology. * 2-3 years experience working with young children, preferably children birth to 3 years of age in the area of early intervention. * Demonstrated knowledge of child development.
Application Process: Applicants must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference. Transcripts will be required if chosen for an interview. Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Pay Grade 37 - Salary is commensurate with education and experience To view Annual Security & Fire Report - http://www.utm.edu/departments/publicsafety/index.php
The primary purpose of the University of Tennessee at Martin is to provide a quality undergraduate education in a traditional collegiate atmosphere characterized at all levels by close collaboration among students, faculty and staff. In addition, the university is dedicated to meeting lifelong educational needs by providing graduate programs, distance-learning opportunities and other creative ende...avors. Furthermore, the university is committed to advancing the regional and global community through scholarly activities, research and public service.
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