The Center School ( learn more )

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3032178
  • Application Deadline: October 28, 2019
  • Re-posted : October 18, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Center School and School Based Services (SBS) invite applicants for Behavioral Interventionist openings (Full time, 10-month positions), supporting our private school in Holyoke (Center School) and SBS programs in the Westfield area. SBS operates with local public school districts and provides collaborative services with the district to provide intensive supports in order to maintain students in their home districts.

Position Responsibilities:

- Assists and supports teachers with both classroom management and educational activities.

- Provides behavioral (including physical restraints) and psycho-educational assistance to students failing to abide by school routines, program limits and structure. Implements and role models the program model skills.

- Completes all required and requested daily documentation (e.g. dailies, incident reports, intervention reports, etc.) and assures documentation is submitted to appropriate location.

- Serves as 1:1 safety aides and/or academic aides as indicated by student need.

- Plans, prepares and facilitates a variety of elective activities for students.

- Supports students’ daily routines.

- Facilitates and/or assists in educational groups as requested.

- Maintains the safety of the building and utilizes safety protocols including (but not limited to) safety/sharps checks, proactive de-escalation techniques, etc.

- Attends and participates in all scheduled supervision, staff meetings and training.

- Provides mentoring and role modeling for new staff.

- Supervises students who participate in vocational activities.

- Communicates to Site Coordinator, Teacher, Case Manager and/or Clinical Team on the same business day any pertinent student information in order to update daily routine, academics and interventions.

- Communicates to supervisor immediately any information of an emergency nature such as allegations of abuse, self-abusive statements, etc.

- Transfers classroom and site assignment as indicated by student needs.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 5
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Learning Disabled
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mentally Disabled
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The Center School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Position Requirements:

      Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED and meet one of the following requirements: an Associates' degree or higher, 48+ college credits, or obtaining a passing score on ParaPro or WorkKeys Assessment. Two or more years experience within special education, milieu treatment or related field, particularly with children on the ASD spectrum and/or social/emotional/behavioral issues is highly desired. Strong verbal/written communication skills and the ability to work as a team member are required. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply. All employees must complete background check process which includes CORI, SORI, Fingerprinting and DCF background check.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Khadija Husain , HR Generalist
    • 1913 Northampton Street
    • Holyoke, Massachusetts 01040
    • Phone: 413-538-6860
    • Fax: 413-538-4806
    • Email: click here

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