Early Intervention Specialist Resume Examples & Templates

Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW
By Nilda Melissa Diaz, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: December 08, 2022
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Becoming an early intervention specialist can be a rewarding career, but first you need a resume to help your skills, experience, and personality shine. An early intervention specialist can make a big impact on the lives of children and families. Your resume will also have a big impact ton your ability to land an interview. Your resume is the first impression most hiring managers will have of you and we can help you market yourself effectively to get the early intervention specialist job you want.

Because early intervention specialist works one on one with children of all ages, your resume needs to show that you are personable, sensitive, and patient-focused. When creating your early intervention specialist, remember to note any licenses or accreditations you have earned. Many employers want someone with experience and ideally a specialization. If you are very knowledgeable in working with kids with autism, or kids with a specific type of disability, make a note of that in your resume. Put this information in a prominent place in your resume, so that employers can see that you have the qualities that make a successful early intervention specialist.

Take a look at our occupational therapist resume template for inspiration as you write your own resume.

early intervention specialist resume example

Resume Text

Kathleen Johnson

123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000

Professional Summary
Experienced Early Intervention Specialist with strong background in provision of infancy to school entry care for children with severe cognitive, physical, communications and behavioral delays. Professional yet approachable personality able to quickly gain the trust of children under care. Proficient in development of individualized educational programs for optimal development and readiness for school entry.


  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Highly organized
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Compassion for special needs individuals
  • Strong aptitude for medical terminology
  • Excellent comprehension of developmental issues
  • Physically capable and strong

Work Experience
December 2011 to Present
Company Name-City, State
Early Intervention Specialist

  • Employed various strategies and assistive devices to facilitate communication development for child with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Involved parents and engaged them deeply in practices.
  • Developed learning games and utilized tablet apps and other technological means to engage children.
  • Worked with two year old with severe cognitive disabilities toward development in manual dexterity such as in grasping and eating.
  • Worked with a child with Asperger’s using Applied Behavior Analysis to identify triggers for behavioral issues; provided pathways and practices to curb and replace bad behaviors with positive ones toward social interaction.
  • Conducted assessments of children referred by pediatricians, social workers and other community professionals.
  • Attended IEP meetings and reviewed client objectives, progress and subsequent plan.
  • General administrative duties, report filings, presentation preparation and office procedures as needed.
  • Attended training sessions, workshops, events and trade shows as directed.

2009 University of Cityland, City, State
Bachelor’s Degree, Early Childhood Education

2011 University of Cityland, City, State
Master’s Degree, Early Childhood Specia Education