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Direct Support Professional III / Residential Instructor III

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

DEPARTMENT: Weekends Home / Comprehensive Residential
POSTING #: 22-055
TWC JOB ORDER: 15337486
MONTHLY SALARY:  Direct Support Professional III – $1,575.00
Residential Instructor II – Starts at $1,386.00
SHIFT: Weekends Home Dept–20 hrs/wk; Fri 1:30pm–11:30pm & Sun 9:00am–7:00pm.  Shift may change to Thursday or Monday 1x monthly.  Must be available all these days.
Residential Dept – 20 hrs/wk; To be Determined
OPENING DATE:  5/19/2022
CLOSING DATE:  June 1, 2022
CLASSIFICATION / GROUP #:  5123 / 5203; A12 / A9

Ways to Apply

Essential Job Functions (Weekends Home Department)

  • 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.

Essential Job Functions (Residential Department)

  • Participates as a member of specific student teams.
  • Implements the student’s educational plans during the evening and weekend hours.
  • Plans activities to consistently foster the education of the students in academic, daily living, leisure time and social skills based upon the programs by the teachers and team.
  • Maintains residential facilities in order to provide for an optimal learning environment.
  • May be required to enter the water and monitor students during swimming activities.
  • May be required to drive students in a school vehicle.
  • 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 have sufficient physical strength to assist in lifting and/or transferring students up to adult age.
  • Willingness to accompany students to swimming pools.

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year full-time experience as a Resident Specialist at TSBVI OR one-year full-time experience in a closely related direct care capacity.
  • Experience working with children.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must be willing to learn basic sign language.
  • Ability to communicate, receptively and expressively, through both sign language and oral speech.
  • Ability to swim and to accompany students into the pool during swimming activities.
  • Previous child/adult related experience in a child care, group home, educational, or medical facility setting.
  • Current driver’s license.
  • Good driving record.

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