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Direct Care Worker

Employer
Bayes Achievement Center
Location
College Station, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Job Description
Bayes Achievement Center is looking for a Direct Care Professional (Multiple Positions Open)

(Schedule: 2 days on/ 2 days off/ 3 days on/ 2 days off/ 2 days on/ 3 days off)

Teaching Parents provide care, educational/life skills training, and supervision to students with special needs in teaching homes and classroom settings. Positions are full-time with a rotation of 48 hour and 72 hour shifts which include holidays and weekends (every other weekend off). Staff live in our residential homes with the kids while on shift. Teaching Parents serve in the following capacities:
  • Assist classroom teacher in implementation and evaluation of student educational goals
  • Monitor and assist clients with self-care
  • Effective problem solving and problem sensitivity acumen
  • Develop and schedule activities that lead, encourage, and develop the clients' independence

Qualified candidates must be at least 21 years old and should possess excellent communication skills, patience, a positive attitude, flexibility and have a passion for helping youth. Candidates must be able to exercise effective decision making and take initiative in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also be a self-starter who excels in a dynamic environment that requires working effectively individually or as part of a team.

(Bachelor's degree preferred but not required)

Benefits include:
  • Annual income of $47,000
  • 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan
  • Company-paid health insurance
  • Dental, and vision plans for the employee
  • 15 days of paid time off per year and every other weekend off.
Company DescriptionABOUT US

Bayes Achievement Center (BAC) is a residential treatment center and day school program serving special needs students with significant behavioral difficulties, ages 6-22. We are licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) and we are approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as a non-public day school program. BAC is also accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) as a Behavioral Health Care organization. This accreditation means that BAC meets the nationally and internationally approved standards of best practice.

We serve students with a wide range of exceptionalities including autism, emotional and behavioral disorders, and intellectual disabilities. The one characteristic common to all of our students is that the severity of their behaviors prevents them from being successful in less restrictive environments. These behaviors may include serious aggression toward teachers, peers, parents, and siblings, self-injurious behaviors, property destruction, run-away attempts, extreme oppositional and defiant behaviors, intense temper outbursts at home and school, etc.

For over 20 years, we've helped hundreds of students with these kinds of behaviors become successful academically and socially not just in our program but back home as well. In addition, we've worked closely with countless parents, teachers, and school district personnel to design programs and behavior interventions that enable them and the children they work with to successfully transition back home and thrive.
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