Behavior Support Staff - Neurodevelopmental School

Location
Atlanta, Georgia and Buckhead, Georgia
Salary
Dependent upon education, background, and experience. Full-time salaried position w/ benefits.
Posted
Jun 17, 2021
Closes
Jul 17, 2021
Position Type
Full Time, Part Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Entry-level

Jacob's Ladder School & Therapy Center is looking for strong, self-motivated individuals to join our Behavior Support Team. Applicants must possess a background and desire to work with special needs individuals diagnosed with developmental delays such as, Autism Spectrum Disorders, PDD, Learning Disabilities, Language Delays, Genetic disorders, ADHD, and specifically, Behavioral Disorders.  

Jacob's Ladder is an SAIS-SACS Accredited Private School educating children Pre-K through 12. We also offer the Jacob's Ladder Model of Intervention in our Therapy Center on an hourly basis. We utilize a brain-based methodology, incorporating targeted Neurodevelopmental interventions that create and strengthen a foundation for learning; this is combined with a vigorous academic program, always teaching from the individual student's challenge point. We provide a step by step framework for continued growth and success, coupled with innovative therapeutic interventions and creative endeavors, all delivered within our 1:1 teaching model or our more traditional small group instruction by a team of specialists wholly committed to the growth and well-being of our students.  
 
While all training is completed on-site, applicants must hold a Bachelor's Degree or have experience with serving in this field, must have a strong background in teaching and behavior intervention with special needs individuals, and must be able to lift up to 50-100 pounds. Employees may be required to work with individuals who are wheelchair bound, demonstrate aggressive and/or non-compliant behaviors, may be minimally verbal, and may be responsible for assisting with many daily self-help skills.  
 
 Part Time and Full Time Positions are available. Come see and feel where HOPE resides.  
 
Job Responsibilities:  

-Manage and navigate challenging behaviors by implementing the individual's behavior support plan  

-Assist in implementing activities to increase communication, self-help skills, social skills, motor skills, and education through a brain-based methodology  

-Communicate effectively and professionally with the individual's family   

-Collect accurate data on individual’s progress and behavior  

Desired Job Qualifications:  

-1 to 2 years of experience   

-College degree  

-CPR Training, First Aid Training, Experience with behavioral interventions and approaches  

What We Offer:  

-Medical, Dental, Vision and other health benefits 

-401K Plans  

-Paid holidays/breaks and personal paid time off for full-time employees  

-Supplemental income opportunities available for after-hour and weekend care 

If you would like to learn more about Jacob’s Ladder, please feel free to visit our website at http://www.jacobsladdercenter.com/.   
 

 

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