Aug 26, 2022

Behavior Specialist - Children's Program

  • TrulyHired
  • Brewster, MA, USA
Part-time Education

Job Description

As a Behavior Specialist, you will provide behavior management of students using Crisis Prevention Intervention in conjunction with teachers, teacher aides and residential staff.

***Weekend differential $3.00 per hour for hours worked between 7am Saturday through 6:59am Monday! ***

Currently looking to fill the following shifts at our Brewster Campus:

40 hours: Wed, Thurs, Fri 1p-10p, Sat 8a-9p
32 hours: Sun 9a-11p, Mon, Tues 2p-11p
38 hours: Wed 1p-9p, Thurs, Fri 2p-10p, Sat 8a-10p
40 hours: Wed-Fri, 1p-10p, Sat 8a-9p
40 hours: Wed - Fri 1p-10p, Sat 9a-10p
33 hours: Thurs, Fri 2p-11p, Sat 8a-11p
32 hours: Mon, Tues 2p-11p, Sun 9a-11p
34 hours: Mon, Tues 1p-11p, Sun 9a-11p
40 hours: Mon, Tues Thurs 1p-10p, Sun 8a-9p
32 hours: Mon, Tues 2p-11p, Sun 9a-11p

Apply now at LathamCenters.org/Careers

Latham Centers, Inc. (Latham) provides equal opportunity for all individuals served and employed. Latham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in treatment or employment at Latham, admission or access to Latham, or any other aspect of the programs and activities that Latham operates.
  • Position Type:Part-time
  • Positions Available:10
  • Salary:$17.80 to $17.80 Per Hour
Job Categories :Career Education > Child Care Education
Special Education > Autism
Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Learning Disabled
Special Education > Life Skills
Special Education > Mentally Disabled
Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education > Multiple Disabilities
Student Services > Psychologist
Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
Student Services > Social Worker
Instructional Support > Individual Aide
Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
Employer Description

Latham Centers is internationally renowned for its expertise and success in working with individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). PWS is a life-threatening genetic disorder that manifests with insatiable appetite, mild to moderate developmental delays, and emotional and behavioral problems. The syndrome occurs in approximately 1 in 18,000 births and is found in all races and ethnic groups. There is no known cure for PWS.

Latham Centers' environment is food safe, and its staff members are dedicated, talented, and highly trained. Its unique programs encompass a children's campus, a transitional home, eleven adult group residences, and supported community living options. Our school and residences throughout Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts serve children, adults, and their families near and far. Learn more about us...

Location Description

Latham Centers, located on Cape Cod, MA, offers nationally recognized innovative treatment and support services for two groups of individuals: 1) developmentally delayed girls and boys, and 2) children and adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Our primary facilities are located on a campus in Brewster, MA, with independent living and group homes for our adult programs also located in Brewster and other towns on Cape Cod and Southeastern Massachusetts.

Within this comfortable setting, we have brought together a highly skilled professional team of experts, including physicians, social workers, special education teachers, physical therapists, clinical psychologists, and residential and vocational counselors. This energetic and devoted team works together with Latham residents and family members to develop the right approach and best services for each resident. We evaluate each person's progress continually and adjust our programs and services to meet changing needs. Learn more about us...

Equal Opportunity Employer

Latham Centers, Inc. 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

  • Latham provides a paid two-week Orientation program for all new employees upon hire. Candidates with a high school diploma/ GED and are new to the human services field are encouraged to apply! High School diploma or GED, a valid driver's license and a clean driving record are all required for this position. Must have strong therapeutic behavior management skills and exhibit ambulatory ability sufficient to physically intervene in instances of extreme behavior that might jeopardize the safety of students and staff.
    Fluent English speaking and writing skills, empathy and the ability to listen, good time management skills and professional appearance and demeanor are all required for this position.
  • High School/Trade School degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Contact Information

  • Human Resources
  • Phone: 774-353-9202

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