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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Preschool Special Education Teacher
Preschool Special Education Teacher’s are 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 provides supervision for teaching aid’s and guides and supports community volunteers working within the classroom.
Candidates must have a minimum of a four year degree in Early Childhood or related field and 1 year experience working with preschool age children. 30 hours/week, 8AM-2PM Monday – Friday. This is a school year position that runs August – May.
Qualifications: Must be an SLP with 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/life-style”. 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.
Special Education Paraprofessional
Special Education Paraprofessional’s 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.
Qualifications: Prefer 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 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 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.
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
Join our growing ABA team! This position is perfect for someone looking for a healthy “work/life” balance. Our RBTs will work with a dynamic team of BCBAs, speech, occupational and physical therapists as well as experienced early childhood and special educators. All ABA services are center-based at one location. This is a full-year position with school breaks and a modified summer schedule.
Qualifications: Be at least 18 years old. Minimum of high school diploma. Complete the requisite 40 hours of training, overseen by either a BCBA, BCaBA, or BCBA-D. Complete and pass the RBT Competency Assessment, in which an assessor observes and evaluates your performance of RBT tasks (in person, live via the internet, or through recorded videos). Complete and pass the RBT exam, which is comprised of 75 multiple-choice questions and assesses the applicant’s knowledge of the RBT Task List. Abide by the RBT Ethics Code Registered Behavior Technician will complete the following task under supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Mandatory drug-screen and criminal records check.
Substitute Nursing Staff
Qualifications: Must be RN or LPN with current Georgia license and hold liability insurance. Pediatric experience preferred.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
The primary function of the BCBA is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of clients diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and/or other behavioral and social/communication challenges. The BCBA also consults with and teaches instructional team members regarding pro-active, educational, programming, and behavioral supports; develops and implements comprehensive treatment plans; and collaborates with team members, related services providers, families, and other agencies as appropriate. The BCBA manages RBTs, BCaBA (if applicable) and other behavioral support positions in the agency. The BCBA provides ongoing training and direct supervision to team members.
- Conduct formal assessment and develop treatment plans for individual students.
- Ensure the implementation of treatment plans, document contacts and observations; use professional knowledge and independent judgment to strategize continuous improvements.
- Provide training and supervision of techs and other behavior support staff through observations, meetings, performance coaching and other methods in accordance with agency policies and procedures, professional ethics and insurance billing requirements.
- Establish and maintain data measurement, collection, and analysis systems for clients receiving behavioral interventions. Maintain appropriate documentation as well as prepare, and complete reports as required.
- Ensure that all treatment plans and programs comply with contract requirements, satisfy all relevant insurance certification and other expectations, and meet or exceed professional standards. Maintain highly organized, consistent, thorough, and systematic recordkeeping practices.
- Participate in team or department work sessions at the onset of each school year, partnering to establish initial caseload; thereafter throughout the school year, collaborate with Clinical Billing Coordinator to receive new referrals and coordinate evaluation and treatment schedules
- Coordinate with Clinical Billing Coordinator to maximum direct service productivity, considering absenteeism, center activities, staffing/conferences and other circumstances that reduce scheduled treatment frequency. Coordinate adjusted treatment schedules with information on file, or provided by parents, regarding other treating therapist’s schedules to avoid duplication of services.
- Collaborate with Clinical Billing Coordinator to provide required information and produce documentation for prior approval, prior authorization, physician care plans and all other professional communication and records necessary for authorization to commence and continue treatment; including, as needed, written, verbal or electronic communication with insurance carriers, physicians, claim reviewers, etc.
- Coordinate with Director of Operations, Human Resources Coordinator, and CEO to complete appropriate recruiting, selection, training, and retention of trainers and instructional aides.
- Seek creative options for ensuring the continuity and consistency of treatment and support services across settings for the lifespan of the client. Develop strategies for the stability of quality services when clients experience transitions.
- Conduct post-evaluation conferences with parents either in person or via electronic format (email, Skype, etc…) coordinating follow-up for Sisu enrollment with Clinical Billing Coordinator who will support therapy treatment enrollment and coordinate referral for classroom services to the Director of Operations. Inform Family Services Coordinator of support or community networking identified as needs by parents
- Conduct structured periodic service reviews to monitor the effectiveness of treatment programs and their implementation; modify and document plan changes as needed.
- Provide staff development, training, and modeling for team members in strategies and methodologies for working with children on the autism spectrum and/or clients who have behavioral, adaptive, and/or social/communication challenges. Conduct in-service training, workshops, and presentations to develop skills and establish consistent practices across Sisu programs of service. Provide consultation regarding behavior incident reporting and behavior intervention plans.
- Participate in Individual Education Program (IEP) team meetings for clients as appropriate.
- Promote positive public relations, facilitate interagency collaboration, and advocate for the establishment and maintenance of comprehensive services.
- Participate in professional growth activities such as conferences, classes, team meetings and program visitations.
- Must comply with all Therapy Department policies and procedures.
- Must comply with all agency policies and procedures as well as regulatory authorities.
- Accept all other responsibilities as assigned.