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The Midland School
The Midland School, a DOE approved special education school for 5-21 year old students with multiple disabilities in North Branch (Somerset County), NJ seeks on call, per diem Substitute Teachers & Aides. Requirements: Aides – minimum of a High School Diploma. Teachers -Substitute Teachers certificate or Teachers certification for Teachers. Previous experience highly preferred. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at Dudek@midlandschool.org. (All Substitute positions are subject to Department of Education Fingerprint and background checks).
Adult Services – Day Habilitation
The Program Manager provides oversight and management of daily operations at this program. The Program Manager reports directly to the President/CEO. This person is responsible for the development and monitoring of the implementation of assigned individuals’ service plans, based on preferences and needs and to provide supervision and training to the Community Specialists.
A Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year experience working with the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population. This requirement may also be achieved through demonstration of an Associate’s degree and three years of management and oversight of programs that serve the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population or 5 years of management and oversight of programs that serve the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population and a High School diploma. This person must have a valid driver’s license. A driver’s abstract will be performed prior to hire; it must be clean. This person must be willing to complete all required Division of Developmental Disabilities trainings and successfully maintain the required CEUs throughout their tenure.
It shall be the responsibility of this position to:
- Initiate, direct and implement the day habilitation program
- Develop and coordinate weekly activity schedules and community based activities
- Train, maintain and quality assure all required documentation for operating the day habilitation program
- Ensure that all required documentation for billing purposes is entered into the Foothold system
- Train, guide and direct Community Specialists in their responsibilities
- Observe and evaluate all staff at the day habilitation program
- Participate in service plan or IDT meetings, as needed or appropriate
- Represent Midland at local business functions; develop community connections for the day habilitation program
- Research and serve on local councils or committees who may be designed to improve the day habilitation program
- Review and approve curricula for groups
- Perform all other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.
Interested candidates please send resume along with cover letter to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at Dudek@midlandschool.org
Adult Services – Employment
Coordinator of Employment Services
The Midland Organization is seeking a dynamic, passionate, and detail-oriented coordinator to support the Director of Employment in the MAS Employment Services Program.
Reports to: Director of Employment
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the assessment and on-going evaluation of workers involved in the job training and placement program.
2. Procure appropriate work projects for the work center.
3. Prepare all State and Dept. of Labor documentation and certifications required to operate the work center.
4. Monitor staff compliance with mandatory training and employment requirements
5. For clients who are appropriately prepared, develop and initiate employment along with the Midland Job Placement Coordinator
6. Represent Midland at business functions.
7. Transport workers to job sites and interviews as needed.
8. Serve as a resource to staff and participate in annual IHP meetings for the purpose of training staff.
9. Hire, evaluate and recommend dismissal of employees under the direction of the Employment Director and Human Resources.
10. Conduct and coordinate work center staff meetings.
11. Assist staff in providing proactive, positive measures/techniques to encourage appropriate behaviors.
12. Serve as a member of the Safety Committee.
13. Schedule medical trainings with the RN on staff.
14. Monitor individual’s file content for state compliance
15. Evaluate work center clients in compliance.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Special Education, or other related fields.
2. Three (3) years of experience in programs or services that supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
3. Knowledge of Federal and State policies and program development
4. Knowledge of the Division of Developmental Disability Systems change
5. Demonstrate ability to work independently yet work as a member of the team and consult with and advise others as appropriate
6. Strong communication skills, exceptional writing skills
7. Robust knowledge of Employment programs
8. Strong Knowledge of DVRS and DDD requirements
9. Knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare Provider requirements
10. Proven track record of innovation
11. Must be extremely detail oriented and organized
12. Demonstrated history of collaborative methods and exceptional problem solving skills
13. Strong knowledge of quality improvement and quality enhancement with focus on driving positive results oriented outcomes
Please send your cover letter and resume to Rose Dudek at email@example.com for consideration.
Employment Services – Special Education Job Coach
The Midland School is a non-profit organization for developmentally disabled students and adults. Our Work Center Program offers supervised job training and employment to adults and students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We’re currently seeking enthusiastic and caring Job Coaches at the Work Center to help train students and young adults in transitional work skills. You’ll have the opportunity to work with students and young adults both at our Work Center located in Branchburg NJ as well as 50 different training sites near the Branchburg area.
We provide paid training for this role, but previous experience working with individuals or children with disabilities are a big plus.
Hours: Monday – Friday (up to 30 hours a week)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Getting to know the individuals through daily conversation to better understand them and find the best ways to help them learn new skills
• Instructs the individuals in the work center on job skills
• Assist individuals in reinforcing essential skills, teaching new skills as appropriate
• Transport individuals to and from the job location (company vehicle)
• Work side by side at work station or off site location, helping individuals learn by breaking down job into manageable tasks
• Coaches the participants to stay on task to complete the work and also help completing the work participants are unable to do
• Monitor for Quality Control on products completion in order to adhere to deadlines
• Communicate and record participant progress to supervisor
• Personal Care for individuals as needed
1. HS Diploma with at least 1 year of experience working with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
2. Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
3. Must be able to work in multiple environment at offsite locations (may be in contact with animals, warehouse environment, cleaning products, etc)
4. Proactive, energetic, and professional
5. Self-motivated, punctual and work well in a team environment
6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
7. Patience, persistence and a positive work attitude
8. Ability to establish a comfortable and supportive relationship with individuals receiving support
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Rose Dudek, HR Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult Services – Residential
Residential Services – Support Counselors and Substitutes
Are you caring and reliable? Do you enjoy shopping, cooking and cleaning? Make a difference in someone’s life! Be a Support Counselor and work directly with developmentally disabled adults in a community residence providing daily supports. Requirements: HS diploma/GED and valid driver’s license. Experience helpful; training provided; $10.50/hr. Excellent health benefits for full-time positions. EOE A/A Fax resume: 908-927-9895 or email email@example.com.
The following hours are available:
Full-time Support Counselor (40 hrs): Monday, Tuesday 2pm-11pm; Wednesday 2pm-10pm; Sunday 9am-11pm
Full-time Support Counselor (40 hrs): Monday, Tuesday, Friday 2pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-10pm
Part-time Support Counselor (32 hrs): Thursday, Friday 2pm-10pm; Sunday 7am-11pm
Part-time Support Counselor (30 hrs): Monday 2pm-10pm; Friday 2pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-3pm; Sunday 3pm-10pm
Part-time Support Counselor (29 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-11pm; Saturday 9am-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (27 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-10pm; Saturday 9am-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (27 hrs): Monday, Tuesday 3pm-10pm; Sunday 9am-10pm
Part-time Support Counselor (22 hrs): Monday 3pm-10pm; Tuesday, Friday 6pm-9pm; Thursday (3hrs. flexible); Saturday 9am-3pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (21 hrs): Wednesday 3pm-11pm, Thursday 6pm-11pm; Saturday 2pm-10pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (18 hrs): Thursday, Friday 3pm-9pm, Sunday 9am-3pm.
Part-time Support Counselor (16 hrs): Sunday, Monday 3pm-11pm