Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • American Sign Language (ASL) Special Education Paraprofessional

    Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
    Requisition ID
    2018-4064
    Category
    Special Education
    Status
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.


    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniquesOur services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone.

     

    Bancroft is currently seeking a Special Education Paraprofessional with American Sign Language skills to work 1 to 1 with a student in our Transition Education program.

     

    About the Bancroft School Transition Education Program
    Over the years, Bancroft has continued as a leader in our field, making our extensive experience just one of the many benefits of a Bancroft education. The Bancroft Post-Secondary Preparation & Transition Program has successfully supported hundreds of students with autism and other intellectual or developmental disabilities in their transition from school to jobs and adult programs.

    The program provides vocational training and job-placement for students ages 18, and is based at Bancroft’s main campus in Haddonfield, N.J. For students with a higher level of independence, Bancroft offers an advanced version of the program at Camden County College in Blackwood, N.J

     

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

    Our Special Education Paraprofessionals assist in the planning and implementation of classroom instruction within an assigned area of functional, developmental, vocational, and/or transitional curriculum in elementary or secondary education in accordance with the Individual Education Plan (IEP).

     

    Our Special Education Paraprofessionals Work directly with the assigned student on a one-to-one basis in accordance with levels of supervision, the IEP, and the established behavior plan.

     

    In support of Teacher, our Special Education Paraprofessionals complete various paperwork; e.g., incident reports, student progress reports, behavioral rewards, etc., utilizing a system of documentation that is professional, efficient, accountable, and conforms to federal, state and School policies and procedures.

     

    Our Special Education Paraprofessionals provide crisis intervention, as needed, through de-escalation techniques, staff support, and assistance. Follow state-approved emergency procedures and utilizes Bancroft-approved crisis intervention techniques at all times.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • At least 60 College Credits required; Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in related Human Services field preferred.
    • Must have American Sign Language (ASL) experience.
    • Valid Driver’s License in the candidates’ legal name and current address. One year minimum driving experience. License should be in good standing and free of restrictions.

    Desired skills:

    • Aspiration to work with autistic, intellectually and developmentally challenged individuals
    • Prior experience working with individuals with autism, intellectual or developmental disabilities preferred
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills

    We offer a competitive salary along with a full benefits package and paid time off. Bancroft also offers tuition reimbursement and the opportunity for professional development and advancement. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex.

     

    Keywords : Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, DD, Autism, Special Education, Special Education Paraprofessional, Instructional Assistant, Teacher’s Aide, One to One, Psychology, Social Services, Human Services,

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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