Developmental Therapy Associate Bilingual Preferred - #19940451

SARAH Inc


Date: Oct 15, 2021
City: Killingworth, CT
Contract type: Full time
SARAH Inc
Description:


SARAH Inc. is a non-profit organization founded of 64 years ago whose mission is to enhance the skill and enrich lives of all individual with differing abilities. We are embedded in the communities we serve.


Description:


We at SARAH Inc., KIDSTEPS are seeking a Full-Time Developmental Therapy Associate to provide services and supports to infants, toddlers, and their families enrolled in the KIDSTEPS Birth to Three Program..


PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS (Not Limited To):

  • Under professional supervision (DTA) assess children and families and assist with and plan, develop, implement, and review curriculum's and IFSP's that will meet the individual developmental needs of young children and their families.
  • Communicate effectively through a family-centered philosophy, and respect for cultural diversity manner with families, staff, and community representatives.
  • Assist in promoting and supporting community awareness and relationships of SARAH Inc. and KIDSTEPS.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of early intervention best practices, childhood development, family systems disabilities, company policies, procedures and applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Skill in working with families and children with differing abilities.
  • Ability to demonstrate good communication both written and verbal in English and Spanish and respect cultural sensitive, and professional interpersonal skills necessary to provide guidance and instruction to families
  • Ability to work flexible hours and drive/travel to varying locations as needed.

. Requirements:


QUALIFICATIONS:


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development, Early Intervention or related field and working knowledge of child development best practices. Must be fluent in Spanish. Early intervention experience preferred. Must have a valid Connecticut driver’s license with an acceptable driving history as defined by SARAH Inc.’s policy, AND have internet access, cell phone, and reliable transportation.


BENEFITS:


For those who qualify: Health (HSA with employer contribution), Dental, Vision, Holiday Pay, Paid Time Off, Mileage Reimbursement, 401(k) with employer match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life/AD&D insurance.

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