October 25, 2023
The Joshua School is committed to helping each individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Disabilities attain the highest quality of life, valuing each unique mind, body, and spirit.
The Joshua School is a Colorado Department of Education (CDE) approved facility school and partner closely with multiple local school districts to provide intensive services for our students. Our nationally-recognized approach has achieved superior results through our structured environments, teaching strategies based on behavioral intervention, and data collection. Using Applied Behavior Analysis, we identify, with families and teams, the needs of each student to create an independent and fulfilling life. These might include social skills, communication and language, academics, daily living and community skills, vocational skills and more.
We believe that every child is smart, competent and whole exactly as they are, and dignity is the birthright of every human being. We believe our children and their families have a right to aspire to a life of their choosing.
To learn more about The Joshua School, please visit our website at JOSHUASCHOOL.ORG
This position supervises students and attends to their educational needs, physical and emotional health and safety, while recognizing their worth, affirming their abilities, and striving to promote dignity in all relationships.
100% employer paid HSA medical insurance option (as well as a PPO medical options paid at 85% by the employer).Dental insurance, vision insurance, telehealth services, short term disability and life insurance policies at 100% employer paid.
6 weeks of paid school breaks, 7 paid holidays, and 3 weeks of paid time off per school year.
403(b) retirement plan.
Paid Parental Leave.
Tuition reimbursement is offered.
RBT/BCBA supervision by an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A commitment to working with young people with developmental disabilities.
High school diploma or equivalency.
One year experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and basic knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis preferred.
Previous experience as a teacher assistant, Registered Behavior tech, student aide
Minimum age of 21.
Maturity and reliability.
Good driving record and valid Colorado Driver’s License.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional communications, tables, and graphs. The Instructional Assistant will effectively present information and respond to questions from students, staff, districts, families, and vocational and community partners.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates and Licenses: High School Diploma
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Computer/Technical Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite software, Google Suite software and Excel
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborate with classroom staff, Lead Teacher, Directors, Specialists and Instructional Assistants (IAs) to implement student programming in independent living, community, social, academic, vocational, hygiene and life skills while modeling the core philosophies of TJS.
Implement all treatment programs created by Lead Teachers, Specialists, and Directors, and collect data for each goal with fidelity.
Transport and accompany students in the community and implement community-based instruction.
Attend and actively participate in weekly clinical meetings.
Occasionally train team members and substitutes to implement treatment programs and collect data.
Complete all case management responsibilities for assigned student(s)/subject matter.
Attend and actively participate in all staff training and meetings.
Be a role model for students and create a positive culture with co-workers by emulating professional attitude, language, and communication.
Attend 1:1 meetings with Lead Teachers, Specialists, and Program Director in order to obtain direct positive and constructive feedback, and improve performance as requested.
Provide positive and constructive feedback to co-workers as modeled and designated by Lead Teacher.
To learn more about The Joshua School, please visit our website at JOSHUASCHOOL.ORG.
Starting Range is: $18.51/hr to $19.07/hr with a $1,000 sign on bonus paid in incrementsApply Now