Job Title: Birth to Three Specialist
Department: Birth to Three
Reports To: Birth to Three Program Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared Date: June 2019
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. Advise and Coach Birth to
Essential Duties and Responsibilities but not limited to, the following:
Birth to Three Services
● 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 developmental checklists and other documents
deemed necessary 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.
● Participate and attend family engagement opportunities
● Complete reports and updates for Individualized Family Service Plan, IFSP meetings
and other times when needed.
● Participate in scheduled Individualized Family Service Plan, IFSP meetings.
● Participate in team meetings and regularly scheduled meetings for Birth to Three.
● Maintain professional certifications listed below
● Hold a reduced caseload of families.
● Complete observation portion of staff evaluations in conjunction with the Birth to Three
● Collaborate with Birth to Three Program Manager on recruiting when necessary.
● Adhere to and participate with onboarding process for new B3 staff and review/revise the
process annually with Program Manager.
● Maintain and update the advisory curriculum: document the successful completion and
required competencies over the course of the first year.
● Advise/coach new providers on a monthly basis for the first year of employment via
meetings, virtual shadowing, and video review.
● Advise existing providers as needed.
● Collaborate with other D/HH agencies. Partnering with Family Conversations and
Hearing Speech and Deaf Center. D/HH meetings optional/as needed: County
● Collaborate with colleagues and outside agencies and contribute to the quality provision
of Birth to Three deaf and hard of hearing services.
● Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has advisory supervision responsibilities.
Listen and Talk is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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 (MA/MS) or equivalent. Five years of leading a team
and/or relevant experience, or an equivalent combination.
Certificates and Licenses: (Maintain) Current Washington State Teaching Certificate or
Washington State Department of Health Speech-Language Pathologist License/ASHA, WA
State Dept.of Health or Washington State Department of Health Audiologist License and ASHA.
WA State Dept. of Health . LSLS Certification strongly preferred. Current CPR and First Aid
Required Skills : Must be highly organized with the ability to simultaneously and effectively
prioritize/manage multiple projects and tasks. An approachable individual who provides a high
level of teamwork and cross-functional collaboration. Advanced analytical and problem-solving
skills. WA State Tri-County Early Intervention knowledge and navigation skills. Must be able to
Coach and Advise Staff. Knowledge and understanding of Birth to Three School District
transition process. Candidate must possess strong interpersonal skills, conflict resolution skills,
and communication skills. Knowledge and experience in team building and group facilitation
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
To perform the job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear on the telephone and in
person with individuals and groups. The employee will carry classroom materials weighing up to
25 pounds. The employee is required to read and respond to documents in hard copy and