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Behavior Specialists for Fall 2024/25 School Year - Alameda

Company: Center for Social Dynamics
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description

Are you a self-motivated, hands-on individual looking to do something passionate and meaningful with your career? Join us as we open a world of possibilities.

Our School Services Team is currently seeking Behavior Specialists to join our dynamic and growing team!

  • Position starts at $20-$25 per hour based on experience
  • Paid training
  • Growth & development opportunities
  • Anticipated start date: July 22nd About Us

    The Center for Social Dynamics (CSD) is an organization providing services to those with developmental delays, including autism. Our mission is to open a world of possibilities for individuals with Autism and other developmental needs through science, compassion, and humility.

    We are grounded in our values of Transparency, Respect, Understanding, & Excellence (TRUE), which guide our efforts as a respected & growing employer and industry leader. Our people and programs deliver personalized, professional, evidence-based behavioral and developmental services to each participant, and peace of mind to caregivers that their loved ones are in the right hands.

    About the Opportunity

    The Behavior Specialist works to facilitate educational and behavioral services with children and adults with special needs. The Behavior Specialist collaborates with school professionals and other behavioral specialists to achieve learning and behavioral goals and objectives.

    Duties & Responsibilities
    • Follows the instructions of the BCBA/program supervisor/teacher
    • Provides behavior assistance/interventions to assigned clients
    • Performs ABA related teaching strategies
    • Provides behavior support services
    • Provides crisis intervention
    • Review and Implement behavior intervention plans
    • Review and implement behavioral goals found within IEPs
    • Documents session per policies and procedures
    • Collects data accurately and efficiently
    • Strictly adhere to confidentiality requirements
    • Assist students in the development of independent skills through self-care activities such as toileting, clothing routines and personal hygiene.
    • Implement behavior management techniques in accordance with the directions given by the supervising teacher; including reinforcing appropriate behaviors in accordance with the teachers plan and supervising the student during these behavior management techniques
    • Additional job duties as assignedBenefits & Perks

      Starting as a part-time opportunity, you will have an opportunity to grow your career in this purpose-filled industry where you can see results every day. Benefits include:
      • Competitive, market pay based on experience, location, and skills
      • Bonus eligibility
      • Paid drive time and mileage reimbursement
      • CSD issued cell phone
      • Free college or tuition reimbursement through our Dreams Come True programAbout Our TRUE Values

        Transparency in the work that we do and the actions we take to achieve our mission. There are no hidden agendas or motives at Center for Social Dynamics. Each family's unique cultures, values, and generational dynamics.

        Respect for all and the value that everyone brings towards accomplishing our mission. No one at CSD is worth more or less, and together we are greater than the sum of our parts.

        Understanding through tolerance, cooperation, and empathy in the pursuit of our mission. We never lose sight of who we are, the people we serve, and our purpose and meaning.

        Excellence in our drive, passion, and commitment to our mission. CSD will always do what it takes to deliver the best, leave no one behind, and champion our cause.

        CSD is a proud equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

        Pursuant to applicable State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

        #LI-Onsite

        Requirements

        About You

        Requirements & Qualifications
        • High school diploma or GED
        • You enjoy working with children and making a difference!
        • Availability: Monday-Friday, 8:00-3:00 pm (part time or potentially Full Time (30+ hours)
        • Two (2) years relevant experience working in the school environment preferred
        • Current CPR certification preferred
        • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills
        • Computer proficiency required
        • Sensitive to working with an ethnically, linguistically, culturally, and economically diverse population.
        • Able to travel to and work in multiple program service areas; reliable transportation needed.
        • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; bilingual ability preferred.
        • Able to consistently demonstrate good judgment and decision-making skills.Physical requirements may include but is not limited to:
          • Constant visual stimulation, including close vision, distance vision, reading, computer work
          • Constant sitting; frequent up and down out of chair
          • Constant use of telephone, speaking, listening
          • Constant document handling, use of copier and fax machine, filing
          • Frequent typing, use of computer
          • Occasional walking around building
          • Occasional bending, reaching, stooping, pulling
          • Occasional lifting, carrying, moving of items up to 20 pounds
          • Occasional walking to, bending to enter, sitting and using upper and lower limbs to drive car
            Salary Description

            20-25/hr

Keywords: Center for Social Dynamics, Oakland , Behavior Specialists for Fall 2024/25 School Year - Alameda, Other , Oakland, California

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