DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONALS - TRANSITIONAL SCHOOL SERVICES (SCHOOL SERVICES, COMMUNITY/VOC PROGRAMS

Perspectives Corporation

North Kingstown, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3142335
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : February 17, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Perspectives Corporation has year round part time positions to work in our Transitional School Service program. Our school programming is highly individualized as we ensure that the
identified goals in a student's Individual Education Plan are carried out across all environments and settings.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include focusing on the vocational needs of students who are in their final years of high school, where we arrange internships with businesses throughout Rhode Island;
creating a classroom in the community, one that enhances a student's future work potential and prepares them and their families for the upcoming transition to adulthood. Typical schedules are
Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am-3pm.

Requirements:
  • Must have proof of an Associates Degree or a minimum of 60 college credits and currently
    enrolled, or Para-Professional Certification
  • Must have a valid driver's license, access to an insured vehicle, and a favorable driving
    record
  • Must have a favorable criminal background check, DCYF clearance and fingerprint results
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

    Benefits:

    Competitive rates of pay, flexible schedules. We offer the following benefits to eligible employees based on the number of regular scheduled hours: Excellent medical and dental
    benefits, generous time off, 401K Retirement Plan, Flexible spending, health club membership discounts, AAA membership discounts, Aflac Supplemental Insurance (optional at employee’s
    expense), Verizon mobile discount, community activities/company events, employee referral bonuses, employee recognition programs and incentives, a rewarding experience, and a great
    working environment.

    Advancement Opportunities:

    Perspectives Corporation also promotes employee development with advancement opportunities within the agency, tuition reimbursement, Management “In-Training” Programs,
    comprehensive New Employee Orientation and continued training opportunities, American Sign Language (ASL) classes, DSP Mentor Program, and CPR Certification.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

    Perspectives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


    Please visit www.perspectivescorporation.com to submit an on-line employment application.
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 5
  • Job Categories : Instructional Support > Teacher Mentor
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Student Services > Teacher Mentor
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Welcome to Perspectives Corporation!

    Perspectives Corporation is a multi-faceted and dynamic agency that provides support to adults and children with disabilities throughout Rhode Island. Our creativity, flexibility and commitment to those we support and their families have made us one of the largest human service agencies in Rhode Island. Learn more about us...


    Job Requirements

    • Must be 19 years of age. Candidates must have minimum of 60 college credits and/or currently enrolled, or Para-Professional Certification. Access to an insured vehicle and a favorable driving record. In addition, candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check and DCYF clearance.
    • No experience required
    • Associate degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Amy Page
    • 1130 Ten Rod Road
    • Building B, Suite 101
    • North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852

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