BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST - ASSOCATION

YMCA of the North Shore

Beverly, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3049561
  • Application Deadline: May 3, 2019
  • Posted : February 1, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The YMCA of the North Shore is seeking a compassionate and independent Behavior Specialist to support the children and families in our early learning and school age programs. This role is responsible for conducting and documenting observations, providing feedback to staff, monitoring behavior incidents and patterns, and supporting the implementation of social and emotional curriculum. The Behavior Specialist plays a critical role in providing support and resources to children in our care, their families, and program staff.

Essential Functions:
- Develop, aid with implementation, and monitor individual behavior and/or safety plans for children.
- Work with individual students by providing guidance, modeling expectations, and teaching social/emotional skills.
- Support an inclusive and positive environment by incorporating appropriate modifications and accommodations as needed.
- Create and facilitate educational opportunities, not limited to but including workshops, staff development, and family engagement.
- Provide recommendations for families to utilize tools, strategies and/or resources.

In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including;
- Paid training and development.
- Advancement and growth opportunities within our Y's.
- Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.
- Health and dental insurance.
- 2 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time.
- Retirement fund (403B) with company contribution.
- Employer funded short term and long term disability and life insurance.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 18 to $ 20 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
  • Welcome to YMCA of the North Shore!

    MISSION

    Our Y welcomes all. We strengthen communities, educate and nurture children, and promote healthy living in spirit, mind and body.

    VISION STATEMENT

    Where all children, adults and families are healthy, confident and connected.

    OUR VALUES

    Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    YMCA of the North Shore 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

    • - A bachelor's degree in Human Services or related field of study
      - Knowledge of and experience with state agencies and community resources
      - Ability to demonstrate sound judgement and appropriate response when working with children, families, and staff in program settings
      - Ability to identify and understand cause and motivation of events and actions in relation to child behavior
      - Demonstrates knowledge of child development and social/emotional health, and is able to apply this understanding while working with children and families.
      - This position requires regular travel between sites and local Y branches. Must have a valid MA drivers license and reliable transportation.

      The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Mari Matt
    • 245 Cabot Street
    • Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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