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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 be sent to Human Resources at PO Box 5758, Gainesville, GA 30504, e-mailed to employment@mysisu.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


Birth to Three & Preschool Special Education Teacher

Teachers are responsible for providing developmentally appropriate instruction for children in the morning early intervention
program. Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and the ability 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.

Birth to Three Teacher - Must have a minimum of a CDA in Infant/Toddler or Early Childhood. Birth to Three Teachers must be at
least a Career Level IV per Georgia Professional Development System.

Preschool Teacher - Must have a minimum of a 4 year degree in Early Childhood or Special Education or a Related Field with at least
15 semester hours of ECE coursework. Preschool/PreK Teachers must be at least a Career Level VIII per Georgia Professional
Development System.

Full-Time Schedule: [School Year: August - May, approximately 16 hours of summer training] 8:00am to 2:00pm Monday -Friday

Speech Therapist

Qualifications: Must be an SLP with a current Georgia license and hold Liability Insurance. Pediatric experience preferred. 

Schedule: Full Time – Year-round with school-year holiday breaks, and a modified summer schedule.

This position is a perfect opportunity for someone looking for a balanced “work/lifestyle”. Our new SLP will work with a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of PT, OT, nursing, early childhood, and special educators, a family services coordinator, and early intervention specialists.

Registered Behavioral Technician

 

Nutrition Associate

Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Preparation and distribution of snack and lunch items from vendors, caterers and retailers in collaboration
• Conduct nutritional compliance checks to ensure BFTS requirements are being met.
• Ensure that kitchen, including dishes, utensils and serving trays are properly cleaned and sanitized.
• Responsible for getting daily student count to ensure proper ordering and distribution of snack, lunch and adaptive
equipment (as needed).

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Must participate in mandatory nutrition training from BFTS

 

 

 


Special Education Paraprofessional

Special Education 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 schedules and duties providing quality programs to children enrolled in the afternoon program.  Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and flexibility to change and adapt.  

Qualifications: Prefer a minimum of Technical College Certificate in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and six months experience in a licensed center; require high school diploma or G.E.D. and age 18; Must provide proof of educational 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. 

Preschool ABA Teacher

Teachers are responsible for providing developmentally appropriate instruction for children in the morning early intervention
program. Successful employees have positive attitudes, excellent teamwork skills, and the ability 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. ABA Teacher works in collaboration with BCBAs and RBT staff to
support ABA programming in addition to monitoring and tracking IEP goals.

ABA Preschool Teacher - Must have a minimum of a CDA in Infant/Toddler or Early Childhood. ABA Teacher must be at least a
Career Level IV per Georgia Professional Development System. ABA Teacher must have RBT credential. Credentialling can occur
during the summer if candidate does not currently maintain RBT credential.

Full-Time Schedule: [School Year: August - May, approximately 16 hours of summer training] 8:00am to 2:00pm Monday -Friday

Behavior Support Coordinator

Job duties include but are not limited to:
• Act as a liaison with teachers and private and public school therapists for the purpose of supporting individual goals
• Support teachers in assisting with planning lessons and classroom activities for students with developmental delays that
impact behavior, social interactions and pragmatic language.
• Provide coaching for teachers on instructional supports, teaching strategies and classroom management strategies in
alignment with DECAL, Pyramid Model Practices and CLASS observation tool.
• Assist with data collection for functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans to promote student
classroom success.
• Conduct workshops, trainings, etc. in classroom management techniques, behavior management techniques for the
purpose of increasing staff and community skills in the care of children with challenging behaviors.
• Serve as Behavior Specialist for school-wide Positive Behavior Intervention Supports program (PBIS) and participate in
observations, meetings, trainings and data collection as defined by PBIS program.

Minimum Qualifications:
The Behavior Support Coordinator must have a degree in ECE, SPED or related field, plus a minimum of 5 years teaching experience,
preferably in early childhood. Some leadership and supervision experience required. Coaching training and/or course work strongly
preferred.

Full-Time Schedule: 40 hrs/wk [School Year: August - May, a minimum of 80 summer hours]