This is a direct care, entry-level position, responsible for a variety of duties relating to and primarily concerned with implementing the students’ treatment and educational programs. These direct care individuals provide the basic staff coverage necessary for the maintenance of the school, residential, and workshop programs (various locations). The position affords a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience with and knowledge of the current methods for treating the problems of autistic-like adolescents and young adults and young adults with behavioral disorders. It is an hourly non-exempt position. Hours of work are assigned on a weekly basis and can be comprised of any day or shift necessary to assure adequate staffing, including weekends, nights, and holidays.
Educational/Work History Requirements:
High School diploma, or equivalent.
Prior experience in human services/education preferred but not required.
Stamina and physical endurance for a physically demanding schedule.
Candidates should possess excellent problem solving, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to function with moderate supervision.Company Description
The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center (JRC) is a fast-growing, highly structured residential special needs program located within commuting distance of Boston and Providence that serves children, adolescents and adults presenting a wide array of challenging behaviors, including autism and/or conduct/psychiatric disorders. JRC's program involves the consistent application of a wide range of effective behavioral principles to education and treatment.