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Family Teacher Assistant - Youth Resident Coordinator - 1,000 Sign-On Incentive

Company: Orange County Government
Location: Orlando
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewFamily Teacher AssistantAssists in the implementation of treatment and educational programs for abused, neglected, and emotionally and socially handicapped children placed in residential care. Works closely with counselors and other staff to develop and implement programs to improve functioning of each child. An employee assigned to this position is responsible for the conduct and welfare of children placed in residential care.Work is performed under the general supervision of a Residential Services Supervisor and is reviewed through meetings, observations and achievement of desired results.Youth Resident CoordinatorProvides direct care and supervision for abused, neglected, and emotionally and socially handicapped children placed in residential care. Supplements implementation of treatment programs for the children. Responsible for the conduct and welfare of children placed in residential care.Work is performed under the supervision of a Youth Resident Supervisor or assigned supervisor and is reviewed on a regular basis through observations, conferences, and results achieved.Representative DutiesFamily Teacher AssistantDevelops strategies to address behavioral problems of youth in residential care.Ensures appropriate supervision of children at all times and notifies supervisors of unusual problems which may arise.Monitors children's physical condition and reports any medical needs to supervisor to assure proper attention and documentation.Transports children to and from scheduled activities and appointments.Prepares all required reports and ensures all documentation is accurate and processed in a timely and appropriate manner.Coordinates with casework or clinical staff in implementing treatment and case plans.Participates in staff meetings and in-service training.Implements educational and behavioral management goals and assists in development of those goals.Performs other related work as required.Youth Resident CoordiantorMaintains continuous supervision of children at all times, notifying supervisors of unusual problems, which may arise.Assists in implementation of educational and behavioral management goals.Assesses children----- s problems to make appropriate applications of social learning techniques.Monitors children----- s physical condition and reports any medical needs to nurse and/or supervisor to assure proper attention and documentation.Supervises and/or participates in all activities planned for the children.Transports children to and from scheduled activities and appointments.Prepares all required reports and ensures all documentation is accurate and processed in a timely and appropriate manner.Participates in staff meetings and in-service training.Performs other related work as required.Minimum QualificationsFamily Teacher AssistantAssociate's Degree (or 60 college credit) from an accredited institution and two years experience in direct child care. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for the two years of experience.Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's License and may be required to provide own vehicle for job related duties.Youth Resident CoordinatorHigh school graduate or equivalent and two years of experience in direct care of children, preferably in a residential setting; or an equivalent combination of education or training.Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Drivers License and may be required to provide own vehicle for job related duties.Must be able to demonstrate intermediate to advanced proficiency in word processing functions, preferably Microsoft Word, and email functions.PreferencesExperience in a residential setting.Application DeadlineOpen: 1/18/2023Close: 2/1/2023SalaryFamily Teacher Assistant$16.63 - $19.48 per hour (based on qualifications)Internal employees are not eligible for the sign-on incentive.Youth Resident Coordinator$15.60 - $18.28 per hour (based on qualifications)Youth Resident Coordinator is not qualified for the $1,000 incentive.Veterans PreferenceIf you are claiming Veterans' Preference, you are responsible for providing the required eligibility documentation by the close date of the posting. Please submit a cover letter and copies of documents, not originals, to Orange County Human Resources Division, PO Box 1393, Orlando, FL or fax to (only Veterans' Preference documentation will be accepted by fax). Your cover letter should include the position posting number you are applying for, the title of the position and the last 4 digits of your social security number.Educational RequirementsIf your education was obtained in the United States, the County recognizes degrees or diplomas which are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). If you have obtained education from a country other than the United States, your degree or diploma must be evaluated to determine the United States equivalency by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Service (NACES) or the Association of International Credentials Evaluations (AICE) at your expense.

Keywords: Orange County Government, Orlando , Family Teacher Assistant - Youth Resident Coordinator - 1,000 Sign-On Incentive, Education / Teaching , Orlando, Florida

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