Current Openings:

ADULT PROGRAM ART INSTRUCTOR (OPEN)PRESCHOOL TEACHER (OPEN)PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT (OPEN)DIRECT CARE STAFF (OPEN)

Job Type :

  • Full-time

Required education :

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • One year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or developmental disabilities.

Position Summary:

FT Position as a Direct Service Staff working with adults with developmental disabilities in an occupational training program. Provide daily care, training and assessment. Assist individual in development of independent skills as well as personal care needs as required. Provide supervision and assistance during break and lunch periods. Case noting of daily activities.

Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma and one year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or in working with persons who have a developmental disability. College vocational or technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or 720 classroom hours can substitute for the required experience. Level two background screening and re-screening every five years. Basic computer skills required. Valid Florida driver’s license, safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance. CPR, First Aid and 4 hour HIV training, Zero tolerance training. Good organizational and communication skills

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with a major in education, early childhood development or special education or an emphasis in family and child development or an associates degree in early childhood education and 5 years of experience
  • Florida teacher’s certificate required or eligibility for certification.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, have a safe driving records and proof of motor vehicle insurance

Essential Job Functions

  • Comply with all Health and Safety Standards, Abuse laws, DCF guidelines and CHAC policies and procedures
  • Maintain student and program confidentiality
  • Comply with grant and contract standards, including training requirements

Major Duties

  • Monitor assistant teacher/aide/volunteer performance.
  • Assure of all required documentation for each child, including sign-in, attendance, body checks, and emergency medical cards.
  • Maintain written weekly lesson plans and classroom schedules according to developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Complete developmental assessments (Ages and Stages) and document developmental gains.
  • Complete case notes daily on each child with a Family Support Plan or IEP.
  • Write student goals and progress reports.
  • Maintain parent contact, including daily notes and verbal contact at least monthly
  • Conduct parent-teacher conference twice a year
  • Promote developmentally appropriate skills and behavior
  • Assist children with toileting
  • Assure that classroom is maintained in a clean manner, including sanitizing toys, shelves, etc., cleaning floor and doing laundry daily
  • Assist with transition of children to a new room
  • Assure that accident, behavior and incident reports are completed as necessary
  • Coordinate and implement therapy goals with appropriate specialists
  • Perform other duties as requested by program director
  • Assume management responsibilities pertaining to their classroom in the absence of the program director

Physical Limitations

Must be able to lift and transfer objects and/or children weighing up to or over 50 pounds

Job description:

  • Monitoring children
  • Assuring of all required documentation for each child, including sign-in, attendance, body checks.
  • Implementing written weekly lesson plans and classroom schedules (creative curriculum) according to developmentally appropriate practices
  • Completing developmental assessments (Ages and Stages) and documenting development progress for goals and objectives for ach child
  • Children with toileting
  • Transition of children to a new room
  • Coordinating and implementing therapy goals with appropriate specialists.
  • Promote developmentally appropriate skills and behavior under the direction of the teacher.
  • Assure that classroom is maintained in a clean manner, including sanitizing toys, shelves, etc., cleaning floors and doing laundry daily.

Physical Limitations: Must be able to lift and transfer objects and/or children weighing up to or over 50 lbs.

Qualifications:

  • Prefer someone with a CDA or CDS certification, early childhood or special needs.
  • Behavior Modification Training
  • 40 Hours Childcare State Mandated Training preferred, but not required for hire. Must be able to acquire the training within 90 days of hire.
  • Must possess valid driver’s license, have a safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required experience: minimum preschool experience: 1 year

Required license or certification: Driver's License

We have the following shifts/positions open in our Residential Program:
I. Awake overnight weekends: 8PM to 8AM Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
II. Weekend day: Friday 2pm to 10pm; Saturday and Sunday 8AM to 8PM
III. Monday through Thursday 2PM to 10PM AND Saturday 10AM to 6PM

 Job Type :

  • Full-time

Required education :

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • One year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or developmental disabilities.

Position Summary:
Responsible for assisting individuals in their daily life skills, i.e. planning and carrying out daily chores as well as social and community activities. Working together as a team to include events for families and friends. Provide supervision of clients at all times including community inclusion. Create a congenial and homelike atmosphere within the community residence. Provide for and ensure each individual’s right to privacy, in accordance with the Bill of Rights. Comply with all agency, program and funding sources requirements, policies, procedures and directives. Successfully complete Medication Administration training and validation in accordance with Chapter 65G-7—renew validation annually. Participate in the annual reassessment and documentation of each client as requested by district staff and cooperate with the Program in implementing the habilitation plan. Participate in Program Outcome Measures and data collection Participate in the inspections and monitoring by the Programs funding sources. Fostering positive relationships between the clients served and their housemates. Other duties as requested.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, Health, Dental & Vision insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation, personal & sick days and 403b Retirement Plan. EOE/AA/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma and one year of experience working in a medical, psychiatric, nursing or child care setting or in working with persons who have a developmental disability. College vocational or technical training equal to 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours or 720 classroom hours can substitute for the required experience. Level two background screening and re-screening every five years. Basic computer skills required. Valid Florida driver’s license, safe driving record and proof of motor vehicle insurance. CPR, First Aid and 4 hour HIV training, Zero tolerance training. Good organizational and communication skills

Contact Information:

Christine Crawford
Vice President of Recruitment and Residential Services
941-355-8808 x264
ccrawford@communityhaven.org