We are seeking a Full Time Listening and Spoken Language Birth to Three Provider to join our team! Listen and Talk, located in a quiet residential Seattle neighborhood, provides expertise in deaf education, early childhood education, speech language pathology and listening and spoken language approaches.Come join our dedicated, energetic and collaborative team as we help infants and children, who are deaf or hard of hearing, communicate and learn through listening and spoken language.Summary: Provide specialized intervention services for families who have deaf or hard of hearing children aged three to newborn. Help families develop listening, spoken language, cognitive and social interactional skills in their natural environments.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Meet with families in their natural environment to coach parents on implementing strategies and techniques to promote the development of their infant/toddler’s listening, spoken language, cognitive and social interactional skills.•Record progress on the appropriate CASLLS forms and other documents deemed necessary such as the MacArthur-Bates Developmental Inventory and the Auditory Skills Checklist, etc. to monitor each child’s development and to guide the choice of skill targets for the focus of direct services with the families.•Communicate with families for the purpose of identifying family priorities and needs in addition to sharing information related to strategies, techniques and the child’s progress.•Maintain ongoing, detailed progress notes.•Complete assessments and evaluations as appropriate for the children and families.•Complete reports and updates for IFSP meetings and other times when needed.•Participate in scheduled IFSP meetings.•Participate in monthly all-staff meetings and regularly scheduled meetings with the Birth to Three Coordinator.•Perform work on weekends and evenings as needed to meet applicable deadlines. •Other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education/Experience: Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent in related field; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Certificates and Licenses: WA State Teaching Certificate or eligible for WA State Teaching Certificate with a Deaf Education, Special Education or Early Childhood endorsement or Certificate of Clinical Competency (ASHA). LSLS or LSLS candidate preferred.Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families, coworkers, and external partners. Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described below represent the activities and surroundings of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work is typically performed in a home environment and to perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, walk, stoop, climb, balance, kneel, bend, crouch, crawl, and reach with hands and arms. The employee will be required to carry children and materials weighing up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis. The employee is frequently required to talk and hear on the telephone and in person with individuals and groups. The employee is required to read and respond to documents in hard copy and electronic form. Travel:This position will require frequent regional travel. The individual in this role must have a reliable form of transportation and must have a valid driver’s license and car insurance.
Additional Salary Information: The position is a full time, Exempt Position
2016 marks the 20th anniversary of Listen and Talk, and there is much to celebrate. Listen and Talk has grown from being a small center providing 13 children with auditory-verbal therapy, to its current position as a recognized leader of listening and spoken language services in the Northwest, affecting the lives of more than 200 families annually.When Listen and Talk was first established in 1996..., there were no comparable organizations in Washington State. Technological advancements by way of cochlear implants and digital hearing aids, and the advent of newborn hearing screening in Washington State, has increased demand for our services every year.We currently offer a range of programs and services based in listening and spoken language approaches:-Birth to Three Services for babies and their families (birth-3 years old)-Blended Classrooms for children age 3-5 years old-Listening and Spoken Language Therapy sessions for children age 3 and older-Audiology Services-Consultations for families and school teams working with students in neighborhood schoolMISSIONListen and Talk teaches children with hearing loss to communicate and learn through listening and spoken language.VISIONNo child is limited by hearing loss.VALUESWe value a family centered approach, a collaborative environment, a knowledgeable team, an equitable and inclusive environment, and a visionary spirit.