Educational Assistant

Family Solutions

Are you looking to make a difference in the community? Becoming an Educational Assistant might be a great fit for you!

Family Solutions has 2 full-time, benefited employment opportunities available within our Grants Pass residential home for at-risk female youth between 12 and 17 years of age. The individuals filling these roles must be team oriented, energetic, and passionate about helping at-risk youth. This position is a school year only position.

Start Date: Fall 2020 School Year

Position: Educational Assistant

The residential setting is a 24/7 facility. This residential home will be providing behavioral rehabilitation services to up to 8 female youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years. The Educational Assistants will be assisting the Special Education Teacher in delivering academic instruction and providing behavioral support/management to the classroom setting.

The residential setting requires an applicant to either have a bachelors degree (any field) or the equivalent of 4 years of experience, some of the experience relating to working with youth. In addition, experience working in special education and/or behavior classrooms is preferred.

Applicants must be able to clear a background check (conducted through DHS), Medicaid fraud check, have a valid driver’s license with a minimum of 4 years driving experience, and have a clean driving record.

Responsibilities/Duties can include:

*providing 24/7 supervision to youth in the program

*facilitating skill building groups

*meal preparation

*engaging with youth through play, structured activities, outings, daily living activities

*defusing escalated behavior; utilizing physical restraints as necessary (and per policy)

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Family Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Family Solutions provides a continuum of mental health services to children, youths, and their families. Our name, Family Solutions, reflects our commitment to preserving individual and family integrity by helping children and families build on their innate strengths. Family Solutions empowers participants by guiding them through the process of identifying and implementing solutions to their problems.

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