Position:                 Developmental Specialist II – Educator, SLP or OT 

                                 Part Time

Position #:              05-032014

Department:          Infant Learning Program, Petersburg Office 

Salary:                    Competitive Salary (DOE) 

Closing Date:        Open until filled


Summary Position Statement:

This position is responsible for providing early intervention services to families with infants and toddlers (birth to 3 years of age) who experience developmental delays or disabilities.  Services include family service coordination, developmental evaluations and service developmental coaching within the child and family’s natural environment.

Duties & Responsibilities:   

Responsible for ensuring that policies, procedures, and practices comply with applicable state and federal law and are consistent with REACH’s mission statement, core values, and service principles.  Develops and implements Individual Family Service Plans and provides consultation to other providers and families.  Works with families from a variety of cultural backgrounds. Ensures that all files, records, and documentation are maintained according to ILP and Medicaid standards.  Collaborates with other team members on on-going assessment and treatment.  Requires travel to Wrangell to provide services as needed.  Work is performed primarily within the child and family’s home, including evening home visits, and will require driving during inclement weather conditions.

Position Requirements:

  • BA in a related discipline with a valid teaching certificate (Educator) or professional licensure (SLP or OT) and 6 child development credits. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Requires minimum one (1) year experience working with infants and toddlers (birth to three years of age) in an early intervention or early childhood setting.  Knowledge of child development.  Requires demonstrated proficiency with computers, ability to learn and use a database, and knowledge of basic software applications utilized for word processing and Excel.
  • Completed SEED Registry within thirty days of employment resulting in a Level 10 or higher rating (www.seedalaska.org). Completed Part C Credential within 6 months of employment.
  • TB clearance required. CPR and First Aid certificates required within thirty days of employment.  Applicant will be required to undergo a successful DHSS criminal background and fingerprint check, prior to employment.
  • Driving is a requirement of this position, and applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a current Alaska Driver’s License; have been a licensed driver for not less than 3 years, and provide Agency with proof of current Auto Insurance Coverage and a successful State Motor Vehicle “Full History” Driver’s Report, prior to employment. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of child development.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for word processing, spreadsheets and other applications.
  • Strong organization, documentation, and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to complete required documentation and reports within required timelines.


Valid teaching certificate (Educator) or professional licensure (OT, SLP)

Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform sedentary and active work that requires some lifting. Visual acuity necessary to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday. Ability to perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed at the REACH office, requires traveling to home visits, evening visits and travel to Wrangell.


To apply for this position, please follow this link to our online application:   http://www.reachak.org/reach-employment-form.

Complete the online application.  Please include a resume and cover letter.  You may also obtain a paper application by visiting our offices at 213 Third Street, Juneau, AK.  Applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be contacted.   Thank you for your interest in REACH!


Please Note: REACH, Inc. maintains a Drug-Free Workplace; and applicants may be required to submit to pre-employment drug screening as a condition of employment.