SRT Ba/Ta

Youth Consultation Services Hackensack , NJ 07601

Posted 1 week ago

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Situational Response Team-Behavioral Assistant/Teacher's Aide (SRT-BA/TAs)

The team is comprised of experienced individuals to supplement staff in our residential, in community, home care, schools and developmental disabilities programs throughout the agency. We are seeking SRT BA/TAs to work a ten (10) month school year at our George Washington School (GWS) located in Hackensack, NJ. SRT BA/TAs will provide coverage at our Northern NJ programs when school is not in session.

SRT/BA/TA's will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance and responsible supervision. This position is expected to require a unique sensitivity on the part of the applicants to recognize and appropriately respond to clients who may have evidenced difficulties.

GWS handles special education students ranging from 5-15 years of age. The primary purpose of this position is to serve in a dual capacity by:

  • Assisting school with all aspects of classroom responsibilities and supervision of students during the school day. School hours are 8:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. Mon-Fri.

  • Providing quality daily care and supervision of students

  • Assisting with learning centers and any other designated classroom activities with the supervision of the Teacher

  • Staff will be expected to assist the students' development and trust in adults, through the use of positive reinforcement and praise.

  • Attend all school in-services and professional development

  • When school is not in session, SRT BA/TAs will be expected to provide positive support, caring assistance, and responsible supervision to all assigned clients in all of our programs

Requirements Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • 3+ years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting/group setting required.

  • DDD relevant experience and/or personal knowledge of developmental disabilities preferred

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-3:30pm; Varies when school is not in session

All new hires are required to attend a 6 day orientation: Monday through Monday 8:45am-4:00pm, upon hire.

Additional Information: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered.

YCS is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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