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Child Development Specialist II

Company: Stars Bay Area Inc
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT MAKING A POSITIVE IMPACT IN THE LIVES OF YOUNG CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES? DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN TO DEVELOP SOCIAL, PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, COGNITIVE, AND LANGUAGE SKILLS THROUGH PLAY? IF THIS SOUNDS LIKE YOU - STARS THERAPY SERVICES WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU FOR OUR CHILD DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST POSITION!ABOUT US: Stars Therapy Services is a specialized early intervention company focused on providing behavioral services to children diagnosed with or in assessment for developmental delays. We provide intensive early intervention services as well as speech, language, and occupational therapy for children within their first three years of life while also providing parent education and support.WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: An energized and playful individual with a passion for working with young children in their early development years. You must be comfortable working in a family/community setting and traveling to client homes. Whether you are entry-level or experienced, we provide a comprehensive training program that provides you with adequate skills and knowledge prior to working with our kiddos!ROLE OVERVIEW: A Child Development Specialist (CDS) provides one on one direct therapy in a natural environment, either in-home or out in the community, with children from birth to 3 years old. CDSs work closely with each Parent/Guardian and child to increase the acquisition of skills in the 5 main areas of childhood development using play therapy.REPORTS TO: Lead Child Development SpecialistRequirements:EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:Must have a passion for working with children with developmental delays. Minimum 1 year of experience in child development, early intervention or related field Comfortable thinking outside the box, adapting to a changing environment, and maintaining professionalism with children and parentsHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredBachelor's degree in Education, Psychology, Child Development or related field preferredCPR & First Aid Certified (Adult, child, & infant) a plusRBT Certification a plusBilingual (highly preferred)BASIC & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must have reliable transportation and be willing and able to travel between different job sites. Valid driver's license, proof of current auto insurance, and clean driving record.Ability to obtain DOJ background clearance.Ability to read, comprehend, and write communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.TB and COVID Vaccinations (medical or religious exemptions accepted)BENEFITS:Competitive hourly ratePaid phone stipend, and mileage reimbursementAbility to design your own schedulePaid training and on-going career development opportunitiesHealth Benefits, 401k, and employer paid life and AD&D insurancePaid sick, holiday, and vacation daysTablet & uniform providedPI201750940

Keywords: Stars Bay Area Inc, San Jose , Child Development Specialist II, Other , San Jose, California

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