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Direct Support Professional III

POSITION: Direct Support Professional III (Chaperone)

$500 recruitment bonus available for a limited time (contact HR for details)

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home
POSTING #: 23-006
TWC JOB ORDER #: 15675726
MONTHLY SALARY:  $750.00 – $910.00
SHIFT: 10 HOURS/WEEK Shift Varies
OPENING DATE:  10/11/2022
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5123 / A12

Ways to Apply

Essential Job Functions

  • Accompanies students to and from their home communities on weekend trips, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Supervises and assists students at departure, during the trip, and at all stops.
  • Participates as a member of student teams and implements the student’s educational plans during the weekends home trips.
  • Fosters the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs written by the teachers and team.
  • Maintains Vehicles and weekends home facilities so as to provide for safe transportation of students and a safe environment.
  • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy.
  • Complies with all agency policies and procedures.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduation or equivalent.
  • Skill in working harmoniously with children and adults.
  • Must know or be willing to learn basic sign language (for certain assignments).
  • Must have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age.
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech, or just oral speech, with ASL fluent and non-signing staff and students.
  • Former students who apply must not have been enrolled as students for the past three years

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year full-time experience as a Residential Instructor at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity.
  • Skill in using sign language.
  • Experience working with children.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.

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