The Parent Infant Program Educator will provide services to deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers, ages birth through three, and their families/caregivers. This position can be full or part time.

The deadline to apply is 02/26/2021

Functions/Duties/Responsibilities:

Conduct center based playgroups for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families/caregivers.

Provide home visits to deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families/caregivers.

Provide ongoing education to families/caregivers in the areas of language and communication skills development of deaf and hard of hearing children, American Sign Language, and Deaf Culture.

Complete all reports required by the Department of Public Health and Early Intervention centers and attend team meetings with agency representatives as requested.

Participate in intake visits for interested families/caregivers.

Attend multidisciplinary team meetings with program staff including the Parent Infant Program Coordinator, Early Childhood Director, teacher assistant, speech/language pathologists and Parent Liaison.

Complete ongoing assessments on children, write final reports, and participate in IEP meetings as requested.

Assist families/caregivers in discussing and planning transitions to appropriate preschool programs.

Participate in outreach and professional development activities including workshops, conferences, task force participation, early intervention center visits.

May be delegated medication administration or certain medical procedure responsibilities.

Maintains confidentiality.

Maintains a professional appearance in accordance with The Learning Center’s policy.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Masters degree in deafness related field preferred
– Ability to be certified as a Specialty Service Provider for deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers through the – – Department of Public Health
– Experience working with deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families
– Fluency in American Sign Language

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