Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

Summary of Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

The Early Childhood Intervention Specialist is responsible for providing high quality in classroom interventions with children, leading activities with young children in and out of a classroom environment, providing education and coaching services to parents and preschool staff, and coordination of care with families and partner agency staff using a trauma informed framework.


Full time, Exempt


Full time


Group locations vary in Northern KY


Prevention and Group Services Coordinator

Primary Duties:

  • Provide supports to children birth – five that promote mental health, well-being and resiliency.
    o Lead individual and group activities focused on mindfulness and building resiliency.
    o Provide in classroom observation and intervention as needed.
    o Develop and implement individualized plans for children as needed.
    o Conduct and code parent-child or staff-child observation sessions as identified on the care plan.
    o Utilize concepts of Nurturing Parenting, Child Adult Relationship Enhancement, Circle of Security, the Kindness Curriculum and other evidence based/evidence informed strategies as appropriate.
    o Plan and coordinate wellness contractor services for children.
  • Provide supports to teachers and other staff in child development centers that promote mental health, wellbeing and resiliency.
    o Provide coaching services to help teachers understand the impact of trauma on behavior and respond appropriately.
    o Be a resource for teachers/school personnel for stress management and wellness strategies.
    o Lead and/or use contractors to provide optional activities for teachers to promote well-being.
  • Provide supports for parents and families.
    o Complete a family assessment and develop an individualized care plan for families requesting services.
    o Provide group based or individual parent coaching services using concepts from Circle of Security, Child Adult Relationship Enhancement, Nurturing Parenting, Trauma Responsive Parenting and other evidence based/evidence informed models.
    o Conduct and code parent-child or staff-child observation sessions as identified on the care plan.
    o Encourage families and staff to celebrate progress and mastery of skills.
    o Provide specific information on supporting the wellbeing of children impacted by trauma including but not limited to child abuse, alcohol and other drug exposure, domestic violence exposure or childhood adversities.
    o Refer families to additional services to support the goals of the case plan or emerging needs of families.
    o Lead and/or use contractors to provide optional activities for parents and families to promote well-being.
  • Serve as primary Family Nurturing Center liaison with Learning Grove to promote mental health and well-being.
    o Model high level trauma informed and responsive care implantation strategies.
    o Model appropriate behavior with parents, staff, and children.
    o Educate and/or train as requested program staff as requested.
    o Collaborate to shift system understanding of impact of adversity on children and adults and to create increased family well-being.
    o Complete required documentation for both Family Nurturing Center, Learning Grove and funders to partner agencies to include metrics, outcome measures, and service documentation.
    o Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements: Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work/related field preferred, or Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years’ experience working with young children and families. Prior work with families required. Extensive knowledge of child development and training/experience in providing care through a trauma informed lens required. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team where winning concessions without damaging relationships has been demonstrated.

Relationships: The Early Childhood Intervention Specialist must maintain positive working relationships with children and families served, child development teachers and staff within partner agencies, the Program Coordinator, Chief Program Officer, and other community partners.

Confidential Information: Participant information and records, personnel information and records and other confidential agency information.

Supervisory Responsibilities: none

To Apply:

To apply for this position. Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Family Nurturing Center
5 Spiral Drive, Suite 100
Florence, KY 41042


[email protected]
Phone: 859-525-3200
Fax: 859-525-3209

It is the policy of the Family Nurturing Center® not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap or disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, veteran status, or political affiliation in its educational or employment programs and activities.