Brandon’s Mission Statement:
We create an environment that is safe, respectful, nurturing, supportive, tolerant, and positive for all children, adolescents, families, staff and collateral community resources involved; to provide the highest quality treatment, residential, educational, and reintegration services; and to emphasize individual growth while promoting positive familial and social attitudes. Our core values of respect, caring, safety and accountability reinforce our mission, and are embedded in our treatment practice across the range of services that we provide. These perspectives on treatment guide our approaches to providing stability and psychological health for our youth and their families.
Scope of the Position: Because of the life experiences and trauma histories that our youth present with, the lead behavior specialist must not only provide adequate safety and supervision, but must be actively engaged in the process of building relationships, understanding and solving problems as part of a team, and must offer energy, safety and commitment in their work with our youth through genuine, caring and empathic engagement.
- Responsible for providing skill training and constant supervision to a group of students served in the technology program. Examples of lessons/objectives: MS Office, basic programming, web-design, internet/internet safety, assisting with student projects across the curriculum involving technology.
- Provides support/training to assist with utilization of interactive whiteboards and Chromebooks across the curriculum.
- Assists in researching new programs that meet student needs and are compatible with our current system.
- Oversees and maintains technology in the school to include chromebooks, Kindles, interactive whiteboards and other assistive technology.
- Assists with computer based testing for state-required standardized tests to ensure smooth functioning prior, during, and after testing sessions.
- Works closely with IT to quickly and efficiently solve technology issues in the school.
- Plan, prepares and delivers instructional activities that facilitate an active learning experience to enhance technology skills.
- Bachelor in field of education or related technology field preferred.
- Licensure as an instructional technology teacher (or licensure as a special educator with expertise in technology/instruction) preferred.
- Experience working with children who have challenging emotional and/or behavioral issues preferred. 2+ years experience in related field required.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record as determined by criteria established by the agency.
- Supportive work environment
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Employer paid Life & Disability Insurance
- 403B Retirement Plan
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Holidays observed day of.
- 19 Days Paid Vacation
- Free breakfast, lunch and parking for all employees