Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.
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 an One to One Education Program Associate for the Early Education Program in Cherry Hill, NJ.
Provides assistance and support to Teacher in the planning and implementation of classroom instruction to specifically meet the educational needs of the assigned student. Provides encouragement and support to the student to contribute to the best possible educational experience.
1. Under the direction of Teacher(s) and following regulations defined by the N.J. Department of Education (DOE) and Core Curriculum Content Standards, N.J. Department of Vocational Education, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), and applicable state/local/federal regulations, assists 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):
2. Works directly with the assigned student on a one-to-one basis in accordance with levels of supervision, the IEP, and the established behavior plan:
3. In support of Teacher, completes 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.
4. Builds relationships and maintains open, effective, and consistent communications with Teachers, clinical-specific staff members, students, parents/guardians, and other family members to encourage active family participation in the student’s ongoing education and promote a sense of trust and confidence in the educational program. Discusses problems and progress of assigned student and assists in the development of a program to stimulate student’s academic, functional, vocational, and emotional growth.
5. Provides crisis intervention, as needed, through de-escalation techniques, staff support, and assistance. Follows state-approved emergency procedures and utilizes Bancroft-approved crisis intervention techniques at all times.
6. Promptly responds to, emergency situations to ensure the safety and security of the site and students at all times; e.g., participates in fire drills, emergency evacuations, etc. Notifies proper authority in the event of a valid emergency.
7. Abides by the Bancroft Code of Ethics, Mission Statement, and Vision Statement in promoting ethical behavior, establishing relationships and providing guidance in decision-making situations.
8. Remains current with required training certifications, meets state-regulated licensing and regulatory accreditations, and adheres to mandatory requirements.
9. Maintains levels of supervision as defined in behavior plans; e.g., Individual Program Plan (IPP), Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP), Individual Education Plan (IEP), Individual Service Plan (ISP), etc., when applicable.
10. Demonstrates Bancroft’s core values of RESPECT performance of position responsibilities.
Education & Experience:
60 college credits and six months related work experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or currently enrolled in a related college program are required. Prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred.
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.