iCan House Winston-Salem, NC
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Curriculum Coordinator – A key position at the iCan House responsible for providing developmentally appropriate and relevant curriculum aligned with the iCan House philosophy, culture, and mission. Primary responsibilities of the Curriculum Coordinator is updating, revising, adapting existing curriculum, and creating new and relevant curriculum teaching social, communication and life skills for children, teens and adults; to be used both in person as well as remotely, plus other tasks as needed.
Knowledge of and familiarity with neuro-diverse populations, including autism spectrum and related communication disorders, are essential. It is imperative that the curriculum coordinator be compassionate and sensitive to the unique needs of those impacted by communication and processing differences seen in autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, and other related communication challenges.
Full time, afternoons and some evenings
- Experience preparing and updating social skills curriculum to be used for in person programs as well as remotely, required
- Experience facilitating, coordinating, and planning programs plus following social skills curriculum provided in person as well as remotely, required
- Experience working in nonprofit, education, or healthcare preferred
- Experience working with children, teens, and adults with special needs in person as well as remotely
- College degree or coursework with a concentration in education, psychology, speech therapy, occupational therapy, or a related human services field preferred
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
- Demonstrates good judgment, discretion, and diplomacy
- Communicates effectively and genuinely with children, teens, adults, parents, team members, and community partners
- Uses active listening skills
- Demonstrates effective decision-making skills
- Able to effectively assess and analyze situations in the moment
- Maintains high moral character, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-confidence, and self-control
- Exhibits a positive, personable, “can-do” attitude
- Models appropriate social skills
- Able to work as a team-member as well as independently
- Flexible and able to adapt to diverse situations as they arise
- Exhibits strong initiative, is self-motivated and resourceful, and can work independently
- Utilizes high level of organizational skills with attention to detail
- Possesses strong time management and prioritization skills
- Represents the organization professionally and appropriately in community partnerships
- Experienced facilitator with a dynamic, confident, and welcoming presentation style; ability to push forward the thinking of large and small groups while balancing the needs of the individual participants, the group/team, and the process framework.
- Works directly with those who have anxiety, social communication challenges, various types of developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, ADHD, and other social differences.
- Must be compassionate and understanding when interacting with participants, their families, the community, and other professionals.
- Directly and intentionally facilitates social interactions, and as such, must have experience and demonstrate the ability to teach, connect, and relate to people with differences.
The individual may or may not perform these duties, or may perform additional, related duties not listed here.
- Facilitate and manage social groups for children, teens and adults using the iCan House philosophy and curriculum.
- Interface and communicate with families regarding the curriculum and skills.
Curriculum & Coursework:
- Update, revise, and adapt existing iCan House curriculum and lessons.
- Create new and relevant curriculum as needed teaching social, communication and life skills for children, teens and adults to be used in both in person programs as well as remotely.
Program & Event Supervision:
- Oversee and supervise social skills programs and events
- Demonstrate skills to redirect challenging behaviors and utilize them as learning opportunities
- Participate in planning events, as assigned.
Special Project Assignments:
- Work under the direc16tion of the Program Director on specially assigned projects, both as a project participant and project leader, when appropriate.
- Strong classroom and group management skills
- Sense of responsibility
- High moral character
- Ability to relate to those with anxiety and social challenges
- Effective organizational and critical thinking skills
- Ability to generate excitement and enthusiasm appropriately.
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