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AbilityPath: Collegepath Instructor


This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted January 10, 2022.

Abilitypath is hiring a Collegepath Instructor to join our Adult Services team This Program Instructor provides engaging, community-based instruction in support of high-quality participant services.

Lookin for full time or part time candidatesCollegePath is an on-campus program at College of San Mateo and Skyline College.

This program supports s successful college experience for individuals with developmental disabilities who want to take integrated courses and get a college experience.

The Instructor helps support navigating different social environments alongside our participants to provide a well rounded experieince.WHAT WE OFFERAt AbilityPath we support a healthy and balanced life, these benefits include:Up to 4 weeks PTO for full time staff and 10 paid holidaysComprehensive and affordable Medical, dental benefits upon hire401(k)Educational reimbursement and ongoing professional development and growth opportunitiesOur Organization provides a well-rounded career experience, employee recognition and BONUSESWHAT WE VALUEPassion for the missionTeamwork and CollaborationEffective communication thoughtfulness and ability to adaptShared commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in creating a community where all members can thrive as their authentic self ABOUT THE ROLE:Provide engaging, developmentally appropriate instruction to participants to help them achieve their goalsUtilize appropriate modification techniques to respond to challenging behaviors and support behavioral plans to increase engagementComplete documentation for tracking participant goals and comment on progress and achievementSupervise and assist participants during volunteer activities, paid work, classes, and other community activitiesResponsible for travel training participants using public transportation and the safety and well-being of participants while out on community outingsMaintain professional relationships and provide excellent customer service with external parties, families, care givers, and participantsAssist participants in personal hygiene as neededDrive organization vehicles as needed (transporting participants for outings, activities, etc.) COVID-19 RESPONSE:All employees are providing with training staff in new procedures with the intent of protecting the health and safety of our staff and the people we serve.

Parts of the plan we are developing include:Providing PPE for all staff including gloves and face masks.Health screening for anyone entering a AbilityPath property including checking for fever and other symptoms.Acquiring and distributing sanitation supplies such as Clorox wipes and hand for all locations and vehicles.Frequent, professional deep cleanings.Closely following state and county health official orders and ensuring our plans align.Regular testing for our staff EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and ability is qualifying, unless otherwise specified.Associate’s or Bachelor’s in relevant fieldExperience working with adults with developmental disabilities HIRING REQUIREMENTS:Valid California Driver’s License/IDProof of negative TB test resultsVerification of physical clearancePassing a criminal fingerprint clearance18 years of age or job permit clearanceProof of Covid-19 VaccinationPHYSICAL ACTIVITY:Accommodations made upon request to Human ResoucesAbility to physically respond to children with special needsAbility to lift at least 25 lbs.

as neededAbility to sit, stand, stoop, and bend frequentlyAbility to sit and keyboard as needed Equal Employment OpportunityAbilityPath is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit.

We want to have the best available persons in every job.

Our policy prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry (including language-use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license), citizenship, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, domestic partner status, family care status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, legally protected medical condition, military or veteran status, or other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

AbilityPath will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination against, harassment of, or disrespectful or unprofessional conduct toward an employee based upon any of the protected characteristics listed above or based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

All such discrimination is unlawful.Gatepath and Abilities United have a new name – AbilityPath – that more effectively conveys our mission of acceptance, respect, and inclusion Learn more at abilitypath.Org/FAQ.