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Associate Instructor - Small Group Employment

Job Type Full Time
Location Erie, PA
Education LevelHigh School Diploma/Equivalent
Pay Rate$12.75/hour
HoursMonday - Friday, 8:30-4:30 with occasional availability needed in the evening.
Job Description

Assist adults with intellectual disabilities gain the job skills and work habits they need for community-integrated employment through guidance in our Small Group Employment (SGE) program.

As an Associate Instructor – Small Group Employment, responsibilities include supporting and supervising adults with disabilities around Barber National Institute with social, vocational and job-seeking skills in the areas of janitorial and outdoor maintenance. Through the SGE program, opportunities are provided to individuals who wish to transition from school or unemployment into an integrated, competitive workforce.

This position works with SGE Work Services Contract Manager and SGE Instructors to provide quality services to assigned contract locations, completes daily documentation related to the program, plays an active part in the development of innovative programming to promote consumer development, and ensures the health and safety of all.

We are committed to providing a safe environment throughout the hiring process, orientation, and at the worksite. Covid training, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting, and ample PPE as needed.

Qualifications for Associate Instructor - Small Group Employment:
• Must be 18 years of age
• High School diploma or equivalent required
• Preferred experience working with adults with intellectual disabilities
• Must have a valid driver’s license
• Must obtain the Basic Employment Certificate
• Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearance
• FBI clearance required for individuals who do not meet PA residency requirements

Benefits of Associate Instructor-Small Group Employment:
We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and flexible scheduling for both Full- and Part-Time positions. In addition, Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, which includes:

Medical & Time Off

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Generous PTO plans
  • 7 Paid holiday days
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability available
  • Wellness Program
  • Discounted on-site weekday childcare at our 4-star childcare center(Erie Campus)
  • Employee discounts for select events and services

Bonuses & Opportunities

  • 401(k) and 403(b) Retirement Savings options
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Available $350 bonus through Employee Referral Program
  • Paid training
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Tuition discount at Mercyhurst University, Gannon University, Penn State Behrend and Lasalle University to continue your education

Who is Barber National Institute?
The Barber National Institute is a non-profit committed to its mission of providing the highest quality services for children and adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families. Since our founding in 1952, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving more than 6,200 individuals annually with a wide range of educational, vocational, residential and behavioral health programs.

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We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE

 

 

Qualified applicants must meet eligibility for PA Child Abuse History and Criminal Record Check.
We are an affirmative action federal contractor equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact HR. EOE