Bayes Achievement Center is a residential treatment center and day school program serving special needs students with significant behavioral difficulties.
Teaching Parent (Direct Care Staff)
(Schedule: 2 days on/ 2 days off/ 3 days on/ 2 days off/ 2 days on/ 3 days off)
(Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required)
Teaching Parents provide care, educational/life skills training, and supervision to students with special needs in teaching homes and classroom settings. Positions are full-time with a rotation of 48 hour and 72 hour shifts which include holidays and weekends (every other weekend off). Staff live in our residential homes with the kids while on shift. Teaching Parents serve in the following capacities:
Assist classroom teacher in implementation and evaluation of student educational goals
Monitor and assist clients with self-care
Effective problem solving and problem sensitivity acumen
Develop and schedule activities that lead, encourage, and develop the clients' independence
Qualified candidates must be at least 21 years old and should possess excellent communication skills, patience, a positive attitude, flexibility and have a passion for helping youth. Candidates must be able to exercise effective decision making and take initiative in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should also be a self-starter who excels in a dynamic environemnt that requires working effectively individually or as part of a team.
Benefits include a yearly income of $44,000, 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan, company-paid health, dental, and vision plans for the employee, 15 days of paid time off per year, and every other weekend off.
Speech Therapist (Contract - Part-Time)
The Speech Therapist is responsible for implementing the speech related IEP's to designated clients in cooperation with the teaching and residential staff. The Speech Therapist is also responsible for providing speech therapy services to students according to their respective Schedule of Services and IEP's. Conducts speech therapy assessments as required. Completes appropriate documentation of services, including providing information to the Education Department for Progress Reports and Report Cards. Qualifications include:
- Professional licensure, in good standing, through the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology, as a Speech-Language Pathologist
- Strong decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills
- Excellent organizational , communication, and interpersonal skills
- Strong written and verbal communication
- Minimum 2-3 years of experience preferred, but not required
Awake Night Staff
Provide monitoring of residents during the night to ensure safety and well-being. Must be able to stay awake and alert. Positions are part time and shifts are from 10:45 pm – 6:00 am on a rotating schedule of two on/ two off/ three on schedule. Holidays and weekends are a must although the schedule allows for every other weekend off.
Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. A clear criminal history check and FBI fingerprint is required and must pass a drug test.