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EMPLOYMENT


We are pleased you are interested in joining our team and encourage you to explore the current opportunities below. In addition to the below employment opportunities, we also offer unpaid college internship opportunities. We are a center-based, school-year program and prefer individuals with pediatric experience. Sisu has a flexible, family-friendly work environment.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Interested candidates must submit a resume and completed employment application.  Completed application packets may sent to Human Resources at PO Box 5758, Gainesville, GA 30504, e-mailed to employment@challengedchild.org or faxed to 770-535-0252. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. All employment is contingent on mandatory participation in a pre-employment drug screen and criminal records check.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR FALL 2017

Special Education Preschool Teacher

Special Education Preschool Teacher is responsible for providing children with early childhood education,early intervention and special education, as applicable, as well as promoting child development and providing developmentally appropriate care giving and nurturing.  The Teacher supports supervision of paraprofessionals and guides and supports community volunteers working within the classroom. Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Special Education and/or be certificated by GAPSC in Special Education.  

Nurse

Qualifications: Must be an RN with current license and hold liability insurance. Pediatric experience preferred. See the full job description for more details and qualifications.


Occupational Therapist

Qualifications: OTR/L with current Georgia state license and hold liability insurance. Pediatric experience preferred. Part-time and full-time positions available. 

Extended Day Paraprofessional

Extended Day Paraprofessionals are responsible for providing supervision, care and structured activities including lunch and naps for children in the extended day program. Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and flexibility to change and adapt. Employees must read and respond to written information and have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and must comply with the policies, procedures and quality standards of Sisu.  Extended Day Paraprofessionals must be willing to work at least the hours of 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. during the program year. See the full job description for more details and qualifications.

Part and Full Time Paraprofessionals

Paraprofessionals are responsible for providing support to the teacher, children and community volunteers in the morning early intervention program, and may also have extended-day schedule and duties providing quality program to children enrolled in the afternoon program. Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and flexibility to change and adapt. Employees must read and respond to written information and have the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, and must comply with the policies, procedures and quality standards of Sisu. See the full job description for more details and qualifications.


Substitute Teaching Staff

Qualifications: Minimum of high school diploma or GED.  Must be 18 years of age or older.  Prefer a minimum of Technical College Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and three months experience in a licensed center. Must provide proof of education qualification. Mandatory participation in a pre-employment drug-screen and criminal records check;Ability to physically handle duties that may include, but are not limited to,lifting up to 60 lbs, carrying children and participating in floor level activity.

Substitute Nursing Staff

Qualifications:  Must be RN or LPN with current Georgia license and hold liability insurance. Pediatric experience preferred.