Interventionist - INCLUSION/ Baird School - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

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-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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Interventionist - INCLUSION/Baird School:

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $3,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance.

Provide instructional and behavioral treatment for children with emotional, behavioral, and/or developmental disabilities.

We currently have Interventionist positions open in both the INCLUSION program and The Baird School.

The INCLUSION Program provides intensive, individualized support to Chittenden County children in grades K-12 with serious emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges who have not been able to be served with the most intensive public school-based supports.

The Baird School provides an alternative educational environment for children ages 5-14 (grades K-8) whose needs cannot be met in a regular educational environment due to social, emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Students engage in academic, social, emotional, and behavioral programming to develop skills/strategies that will allow them to succeed in the least restrictive educational environment available to them.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide 1:1 and/or group support to assigned children in accordance with individual treatment goals
  • Teach social and adaptive behavior/emotional skills and living skills
  • Establish positive, therapeutic relationship with children, and counseling as needed
  • Collaborate with educational, Human Service professionals, and caregivers
  • Use Therapeutic Crisis Intervention to maintain a safe environment and to de-escalate a crisis
  • Have effective oral/written skills, and the ability to perform autonomously

Requirements:

  • 1 year combination of experience, skills and/or education
  • Valid driver's license and use of a personal vehicle

Structure:

  • Full-time
  • Academic day schedule
  • Non-exempt 
  • Union 
  • Starting at $21.03 an hour
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

Click the link below to hear from individuals currently in this role:

https://youtu.be/YfHg3cyx9wc

Benefits:

  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.