Early Childhood and Family Services Early Intervention Specialsit

Governor Baxter School for the Deaf | Falmouth, ME

Posted Date 10/12/2017
Description

Become part of a family-centered team supporting children who are deaf or hard of hearing, birth through age five, throughout Maine. This is a full time, 205-day outreach position based in our Falmouth office.

Responsibilities include providing:

  • Home visits and facilitating discussions related to hearing levels, language development, communication options/opportunities and overall child development for families of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, birth to age five.
  • Providing early intervention services (0-2).
  • Collaboration with early childhood agencies and providers.
  • On-site observation of and consultation to early childhood programs.
  • Direct Specially Designed Instruction or Speech Therapy to preschoolers.
  • Consultation, in-service training, and support for teachers, caregivers and professionals.
  • Monitoring communication and language development through a variety of assessments.
  • Strong team membership on the Early Childhood team of MECDHH and Child Development Services
  • In state travel required with use of state vehicles or reimbursement for mileage of own vehicle usage.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Eligibility for Maine Teacher of the Deaf certification or Maine Speech Pathologist Licensure with CCC.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • Education background and experience in early childhood and parent education.
  • Prior experience with children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
  • Willingness to support parent choices.
  • Fluency in ASL or willingness to learn.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel

Send cover letter and resume to:             

Doreen Spear, HR Generalist

Maine Educational Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing/ Gov. Baxter School f/t Deaf            

1 Mackworth Island 

Falmouth, ME   04105             

Email: doreen.spear@mecdhh.org

              

 

 

Job Type
Teacher - Special Education | Teacher - Pre K
Job Location (County)
Cumberland

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Address1 Mackworth Island
Falmouth, ME 04105