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.
-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
-CPR Training, First Aid Training, Experience with behavioral interventions and approaches
What We Offer:
-Medical, Dental, Vision and other health benefits
-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/.