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Resources Specialist Full Time 30 hr/wk Do you want to apply your talents to an organization with a great mission? We’re always looking for people with a passion for helping children to join our team of professionals at VHBG. Since our founding in 1846, VHBG has provided care for thousands of children in crisis. Our mission is to help children across Virginia with emotional and behavioral health concerns. Our Group Care Services help youth ages 11-17 learn to live in a healthy family; our Independent Living Arrangement offers housing and support services to youth ages 17-21 who are aging out of foster care; our John G. Wood School provides specialized K-12 education to students with challenges that impact their academic success; and we provide Therapeutic Resources such as counseling, therapy, and psychiatry. Our specialized school, John G. Wood (JGW), is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Small student-teacher ratios accommodate individual learning styles with a goal to transition students back to their public school as soon as possible. JGW includes a broad range of courses for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and Extended School Year (ESY) services are available during the summer. Some residents of VHBG’s group homes attend JGW in addition to students who commute from multiple localities in the Richmond region. We’re currently looking for a Resources Specialist to provide high-level administrative support to the Education Services Manager and Leadership Team. This position is responsible for assisting the Education Services Manager with the day-to-day management of the division’s operational needs. Perform other administrative duties as assigned. SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE: • Serve has the front desk representative. • Customer Service to all stakeholders • Provides administrative support to the leadership team; assist with communications and clerical processing. List includes: o report cards o interim reports o IEP progress notes o monthly reports o weekly census reports o assist with creation of student files on enrollment and monitors and edits updates for new or changed student information • Filing student information • Data entry as needed • Incident report written communication distribution • Assist in creating handbook, manuals and staff literature • Maintains the division’s calendar of events and activities, coordinates student events (open house, parent/teacher conference, graduation, special events). • Assist with student leveling up and student of the month processes • Field Trip Coordinator (coordinates transportation, provides student face sheets and helps facilitate permissions) • Monitors hallway activity. • Monitor attendance and make necessary calls. • Prepares and maintains all reports for attendance daily, weekly, and monthly. • Provides weekly progress reports on attendance for billing to designated stakeholders • Becomes familiar with all aspects of copy machine and monitors and orders necessary supplies • Monitors and evaluates division’s supply needs and orders supplies as needed • Maintains a clean and well organized and user-friendly office space • Med Trained to administer and monitor medications • Is responsible for annual outcome survey’s for VAISEF and agency outcomes • Is available for errands necessary to the school off campus • Performs other duties as assigned by the Education Services Manager and/or School Administrative Leadership Team; i.e. Principal and Assistant Principal. Administrative & Office Support Apr 2, 2021
Special Education Teacher-Math Our specialized school, John G. Wood (JGW), is just the right size to teach students with emotional and behavioral challenges that impact their academic success. Small student-teacher ratios accommodate individual learning styles with a goal to transition students back to their public school as soon as possible. JGW includes a broad range of courses for children in kindergarten through grade 12 and Extended School Year (ESY) services are available during the summer. Some residents of VHBG’s group homes attend JGW in addition to students who commute from multiple localities in the Richmond region. We’re currently looking for a Special Education Teacher-Math to educate students enrolled in John G. Wood School utilizing evidenced-based, data-driven programming that assist students with meeting their academic and social-emotional needs. The teacher provides educational services to students in middle and high school in a therapeutic educational community. Delivers lessons that are appropriately structured and paced and includes learning activities that meet the needs of all students and lead to student mastery of Standards of Learning, social-emotional objectives and behavioral programming. • Effectively designs the academic programming that supports the development of critical thinking standards for academic, theoretical and real-life situations. • Selects or designs rigorous, valid summative and formative assessments that seek to analyze student results and guide instructional decisions by 100% accuracy; ensure that student learning activities are driven by the data collected from these formative assessments. • Adheres to procedures & policies found within our internal VHBG Policy Manuals, federal guidelines, state guidelines as well as accreditation requirements. • Engages in self-reflection and growth opportunities to support high levels of learning for all students. • Effectively utilizes program methodologies to address the social and behavioral deficits of students. • Effectively works with students’ parents and / or other identified stakeholders to address the academic and behavioral concerns presented in official and unofficial documentation. • Markets to service providers and other decision-makers to influence client placements; articulating the desired culture and showing evidence of how it is reinforced. • Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with parents, students, stakeholders and other staff members. • Participates in the School Improvement Teams & Training to assist with the ongoing refinement of educational & behavioral programming offered by the school • Responsible for other duties as assigned by the Director of JGW School. Education Apr 2, 2021
Life Guard Part Time We’re currently looking for a Lifeguard to monitor activities in the pool area to prevent, recognize, and respond to accidents or injuries. CORE DUTIES & SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Effectively monitor the pool area and give direction to prevent injuries and accidents • Examine injured persons and administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training, medical supplies and equipment. • Rescue distressed persons using trained rescue techniques and equipment. • Contact emergency medical personnel in case of serious injury. • Contact supervisor immediately if left alone with youth by other employees. This position is NOT authorized to provide client care/supervision separate from or in addition to lifeguard duties. • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels and performing regular maintenance to the pool and pool filtration system. • Maintain sanitary conditions of pool deck and storage closet. • Perform other work as assigned by management or supervisors to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the pool facility. Other Apr 2, 2021