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Direct Care Staff

The Smart Place Adult & Children Sv Decatur, GA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $21,160 to $24,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Summary of essential job functions

Responsibilities encompass the overall management of SPACS participants within a direct care group. The outline of detail that is included in that role is as follows:

Gives close continuous supervision on an individual basis within the following categories:

  • Physically dependant with multiple needs (i.e. the participant requires assistance at all times for feeding, dressing, toileting, mobility and personal hygiene).

  • Severe behavior disorders (i.e.  the participant consistently/persistently demonstrates  extremely disruptive,  antisocial  behavior  and/or  demonstrates  profound  withdrawal  or  internalizing behaviors which may be of danger to self and/or others).

  • Severe handicapped (i.e. students that have a moderate to severe/profound intellectual disability, physical disabilities of chronic health impairment, visual impairment, deaf, hard of hearing or autistic).

  • Teaching either individual participants or small groups of participants within, or outside, the class.

  • Developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of participants.

  • Using special equipment and facilities, such as audio-visual materials and computers to stimulate interest in learning.

  • Using specialist skills, such as teaching Braille to participants with visual impairments or sign language and lip reading to students who have hearing impairments.

  • Collaborating with the Curriculum Specialist to define appropriate activities for the participants in relation to the curriculum.

  • Assessing participant who have long- or short-term learning difficulties, and working with colleagues to identify individual participants' special needs.

  • Liaising with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists.

  • Liaising closely with parents and guardians.

  • Managing out-of-school activities, such as school outings or sporting events.

  • Assisting in severely disabled participants' personal care needs.

  • Administration, including updating and maintaining records on participants' progress.

  • Attending meetings and in-service training.

The Smart Place Adult & Children Sv

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Awesome Executive Director, great environment, Team players throughout, supportive management team!


1916 Glenfair Dr. Decatur Ga

Decatur, GA
30035 USA


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