Early Childhood Special Educator - Vermont I-Team Early Intervention Project, University of Vermont

Posted: Friday, January 26, 2018

Job Details:  The Vermont I-Team Early Intervention Project currently has an opening for an Early Childhood Special Education consultant for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a 12-month non-benefited contract position, up to 15 hours per week, starting July 2018.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have (or be eligible for) Vermont licensure as an Early Childhood Special Educator; must have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Special Education and experience and expertise providing special education services to infants and toddlers (birth to three) with complex developmental profiles; experience providing consultation, technical assistance and training to early intervention teams; capacity to work in a collaborative manner; and familiarity with distance learning technologies.

Primary Responsibilities of EI Project Early Childhood Special Educator:

  1. Provide technical assistance (consultation) to families and teams throughout the state supporting infants and young children with complex medical and developmental profiles.
        a.  Areas of support may include: play and cognitive development, social-emotional
             development including building relationships with peers and family members, building early 
             concepts and early literacy, joint attention and shared engagement.
        b.  Support local team, including the child's family, to integrate and embed a play based
             approach into daily routines and activities.
  2. Provide collaborative training to families and teams on child-specific topics and identified team needs.
  3. Plan and implement statewide, regional, and local adult learning activities (e.g. workshops, institutes) with other I-Team EI Project members.
  4. Develop products in collaboration with other project members for use in specific technical assistance/training activities as well as for statewide dissemination and use.
  5. Participate in shared leadership responsibilities.
  6. Complete project data management formats (NIRS, FileMaker Pro databases) at least quarterly. Maintain accurate, current records of contacts and activities as required by funding agencies to demonstrate accountability and impact.
  7. Remain current regarding research-based practices in early intervention for infants and young children with intensive needs, and in providing technical assistance and teaching adults.
  8. Provide technical assistance summaries to local teams, outlining and detailing specific resources and recommendations.

To be considered for this position, please fill out an application on SchoolSpring: http://www.schoolspring.com/job?2884691

If you have questions about this position, please contact:
Pamela Cummings, Project Coordinator
                   confidential fax: (802) 656-3636

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged.