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Behavior Support Staff - Neurodevelopmental School

Employer
Jacob's Ladder School and Therapy Center
Location
Atlanta, Georgia and Buckhead, Georgia
Salary
Dependent upon education, background, and experience. Full-time salaried position w/ benefits.
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021
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Job Details

To apply with us, please complete this brief form on our website, and attach your resume and cover letter: https://www.jacobsladdercenter.com/employment 
 
Jacob's Ladder School & Therapy Center is looking for strong, self-motivated individuals to join our Behavior Support Team as a one-on-one, Behavior Support Provider. 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. Our students and clients are often experiencing academic, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges rooted in neurodevelopmental and physiological health.  

 

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. 
 
Our Interpersonal Whole-Brain Model of Care has been refined over nearly three decades by the latest research in neuroscience, and by our own depth of experience walking this journey hand in-hand alongside thousands of families both locally and globally. We incorporate what we believe to be the best aspects of therapeutic disciplines such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreational therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, relational and behavioral therapy, music therapy, art therapy, and animal-assisted therapy. 
  
 Our campuses are very intentionally places of peace, beauty, joy, and healing - and, all that we do on a daily basis is informed by our core values of Hope, Truth, and Love. The moment families step foot into Jacob's Ladder, they experience a tangible sense of belonging and wellbeing that continues throughout their time with us. 
  
 We welcome students transitioning from a variety of different prior educational settings, often serving as an effective alternative to residential intervention or as a step-down and aftercare solution. Our incoming families complete a Comprehensive Evaluation, qEEG, and Nutritional Consult - resulting in a Comprehensive Report, qEEG Analysis, Nutrition Plan, and Program Design specific to their child's unique challenges and goals. 
  
 Communication is profoundly important, and incorporating the entire family is essential to ensuring integrity across all areas of life. Jacob's Ladder offers a number of wrap-around services, to include in-home and crisis support, continuing parent education and training, Neurofeedback, iLS (Integrated Listening Systems), and family counseling. 
  
 Incorporating a student's care community in an effort to create continuity of care is also paramount. As an example, our team collaborates with a student's existing providers on the frontend to ensure a successful transition, and provides clear and copious data to a student's psychiatry and medication management team on an ongoing basis. 
  
 Within Jacob's Ladder, families will find they are surrounded by a team who loves and supports them unconditionally. Whatever is successful here on campus, we wholeheartedly believe can be successful within the home and throughout every area of life. 
  

 

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. 
 
More about us:  

 

Extensive training, continuing education, and clinical oversight/support provided. You can do this! 

 

Learn and implement our interpersonal, whole-brain model of care within a culture of hope, truth, and love. 

 

Harness the proven power of neuroplasticity for the beautiful benefit of our Jacob's Ladder families — both locally and globally. 

 

Part-time and full-time schedule opportunities available. M-F. 8am-1pm. 8am-3pm. 8am-5pm. 

 

Implement programming within our accredited private school serving pre-k through 12th grade, or within our therapy center serving all ages — either on our Roswell campus or Buckhead campus, or within families’ homes locally. 

 

Components of evidence-based therapeutic disciplines such as neurotherapy, integrated listening therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, recreational therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, animal-assisted therapy, music therapy, and art therapy -- grounded in science and guided by love -- all in one place, with unmatched continuity of care. 

 

Join a team who will. not. quit. until we see every kiddo, young adult, and their family *thriving*. 

 

If you’re passionate about ensuring healing for adoptive and foster families, for example, through trauma-informed intervention and relationship — join us! 

 

If you’re dedicated to ensuring access to care for families throughout the world living in areas with otherwise limited financial and therapeutic resources — join us! 

 

If you are looking for opportunities to grow elsewhere within the organization, such as administrative/clerical, marketing, outreach, program development/management - join us! We welcome applicants with diverse skill-sets and backgrounds to apply and serve in different capacities within our organization. 

 

 
 Part Time and Full Time Positions are available. Come see and feel where HOPE resides. 
 
Compensation: 

 

Negotiable and dependent upon background, experience, and education. Full-time position status (8am-5pm) is salaried, eligible for health insurance benefits, personal paid time off allotment, and paid breaks and holidays. Other schedule options (8am-1pm and 8am-3pm) are paid on an hourly basis.  Full-time hourly schedule (8am-3pm) is eligible for health insurance benefits, personal paid time off allotment, and is not eligible for paid for breaks and holidays. Part-time schedule (8am-1pm) is not eligible for health insurance benefits, not eligible for paid time off allotment, and not paid for breaks and holidays.  

 

 
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.  

 

Employee Assistance Program. 

 

Employee Referral Bonuses. 

 

Opportunities to earn supplemental income outside of normal business hours, weekends, and holidays. 

 

All staff and visitors are to wear masks indoors. We are doing temperature checks for any visitors and clients, sanitizing and cleaning all areas frequently.

 

Company

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 Neuro-developmental 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.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
770 998 1017
Location
407 Hardscrabble Rd
Roswell
GA
30075
US
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