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Day Program Skills Instructor

Company: Communitas, Inc.
Location: Woburn
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

***OFFERING A $500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR DAY PROGRAM SKILLS INSTRUCTORS!!!***We are looking for Skills Instructors to join one of our 3 Adult Day Programs in Wakefield, Woburn, or Beverly, MA.*Who we are---*Communitas is a non-profit human services agency who has proudly been a part of the Arc of Massachusetts for over 60 years. We are dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, throughout their lifespan and in their communities. We offer a substantial benefits package, mentioned below!*What you will do---*Our Skills Instructors are responsible for teaching adaptive daily living skills to individuals with developmental disabilities. This is a great opportunity to join a fun team who mentor individuals to enhance independence. Successful applicants will be creative thinkers who can adapt their own interests, such as art, music, and health & fitness, to teach individuals new skills.* The pay rate for a Skills Instructor is $18.00 per hour.* This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.* The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.*Benefits offered...** Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation.* Employee Referral Bonus of up to $500!* Competitive tiered pay rates based on years of service.* Medical/dental insurance, employer paid life Insurance, and long term disability insurance.* 401(k) retirement plan*You can make a difference by---** Participating in the development and direct implementation of curriculum to teach groups in both a classroom setting and out in the community.* Participating in the development and implementation of the Individual Support Plan, writing annual assessments and goals, and attending team meetings as scheduled. Developing and implementing community-based activities that promote personal choice, community inclusion, dignity, and respect while enhancing personal skill development.* Assessing individual training needs, developing descriptive teaching programs and curricula and monitoring effectiveness through data collection.* Providing personal care and assistance to individuals consistent with both their physical needs and defined support plans.*Qualifications and Skills** High School diploma is required, a bachelor's degree in Human Services or a related field is preferred.* At least one year of experience supporting adults with developmental disabilities is preferred, a passion and dedication to supporting our people is a must.* A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required.* Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI, and fingerprinting.*As an organization, we hold ourselves to the highest standard when it comes to your safety. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure everyone in our agency, from our employees and individuals to our applicants, stay safe and healthy. Our protocols and safety measures include providing masks, holding virtual meetings, testing when needed, and following all safety procedures. At Communitas, your health and safety are our first priority.*Job Type: Full-timePay: $18.00 per hourApplication Question(s):* Are you at least 21 years of age?* How many years of experience do you have supporting people with disabilities?Education:* High school or equivalent (Preferred)License/Certification:* Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Communitas, Inc., Boston , Day Program Skills Instructor, Education / Teaching , Woburn, Massachusetts

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