Positions Currently Available:
Program Services Manager/QP in the area of Developmental Disabilities -- Full-time
Supervisory experience a must. BA or BS in psychology, social work, special education or other human services degree required. Qualified Professional status required. At least 2-4 years of supervised experience in the area of developmental disabilities, depending on degree.
3-5 years of experience in a program providing services/supports to individuals with developmental disabilities required.
Ability to understand and perform job duties within the guidelines of a person-centered philosophy.
Supervises Direct Support staff. Responsible for writing individual plans, billing and overseeing day-to-day operations of the Program Services department.
Must have a clean criminal background and no known history of abuse, neglect or exploitation of children or vulnerable adults. Must have a valid NC Driver's License and acceptable DMV record.
Transitional Instructor -- Part-time
The Enrichment Center is creating career paths for individuals with developmental disabilities to secure jobs in the community. We are looking for an instructor who can teach a variety of classes intended to enable a successful transition into adulthood, work and community by performing the duties listed below.
To be successful, the individual must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, have a strong command of interpersonal and negotiation skills, be able to work collaboratively with team members, be able to organize, plan, and execute multiple projects and tasks, and apply formal trouble-shooting and problem solving techniques. S/he must be committed to the customers’ needs and dedicated to meet or exceed their requirements.
Experience working with adults with disabilities. Teaching experience preferred. Degree in Special Education preferred. Must have valid NC Driver's License, dependable transportation and clean criminal background.
- Evaluate aptitudes, temperament and characteristics of learners to determine suitable methods of teaching.
- Prepare lesson plans and reach milestones in the scheduled time frame.
- Ensures safety through observation and prevention.
- Plans and supervises work of students, individually or in small groups.
- Confers with supervisor, individual served, and parent to resolve any concerns.
- Demonstrates teaching method and procedure to individuals served.
- Assists with care of individuals served.
- Selects and completes purchase orders for supplies for classes.
- Maintains class rosters and daily sign/in out sheets.
- Presents subject matter with a variety methods and techniques.
- Accompanies individuals served on community outings or other related trips.
- Actively seeks community involvement.
- Tests and evaluates achievement of individuals served as needed to assess goal attainment.
- Organizes program of practical and technical instruction, including demonstrations of skills.
- Instructs in a variety of functional skills and activities daily needed to increase knowledge, independence, and self-esteem.
- Keeps classroom area clean and organized.
- Observes and evaluates work to determine progress or to make suggestions for improvement.
- Teaches students with disabilities.
- Assists with behavioral issues as they arise.