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.
Behavioral Services Coordinator
The primary function of the Behavioral Services Coordinator 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 Behavioral Services Coordinator 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 Behavioral Services Coordinator manages RBTs, BCaBA (if applicable) and other behavioral support positions in the agency. The Behavioral Services Coordinator provides ongoing training and direct supervision to team members.
- Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
- A Master’s degree in special education, psychology, or related field, with specialized knowledge of behavioral health and treatment philosophies and professional practices
- A minimum of three years of recent experience working with individuals who have autism spectrum disorders and their families
- Knowledge of early childhood and autism assessment tools and procedures, and thorough knowledge of child development.
- Experience developing positive behavior support plans and programs; experience teaching social interaction and play skills
- Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis and discrete trial training; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with clients, parents, and professionals; competence in analyzing assessment results, designing appropriate individual treatment plans and behavioral programs, and monitoring progress
- Knowledge of Positive Behavior Support Interventions (PBIS)
- Must be able to work effectively as a team member, demonstrate flexibility and desire to learn new skills and improve professional qualifications.
Physical Functions: The ability to physically handle any need or situation that might arise on center premises which could include the full range of physical tasks, not limited to, lifting up to 50lbs, carrying and floor level activity.
Mental Functions: Must have the ability to handle the stress of everyday contact with children, parents and staff. Written and verbal communication skills are essential. Must show mature leadership in problem solving, decision-making, and team building. Responsible for integrity and sound judgment in areas of confidentiality and all legal, ethical and policy areas of center operations.
The Curriculum Coordinator ensures the curriculum, assessment protocol and the instructional practices are in compliance with, but not limited to, the following authorities, procedures or guidelines:
- AdvancEd SACS-CASI Accreditation Standards, Indicators & Criteria
- BFTS/DECAL licensing rules
- Instructional Design of Sisu
- Georgia’s Quality Rated Initiative, as applicable to Sisu’s current engagement
- Sisu’s school wide PBIS system
The primary objective of the position during the academic school year and limited summer program, if applicable, is for a minimum of 60% of time engaged in face-to-face/ hands-on interactions in the classrooms, as well as during pre and post planning time on a daily basis, enhancing teaching practices at Sisu. 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.
The Curriculum Coordinator must have a minimum of a Bachelor 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. Current GAPSC Teaching Certificate preferred.
Full-Time Schedule: 30-35 hrs/wk [School Year: Mid-August through Late-May, summer hours up to 120] Must be willing to be the administrative closer at least one day per week.
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.
Qualifications: Must be an SLP with current Georgia license and hold Liability Insurance. Pediatric experience preferred.
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.