629 amboy avenue
ob title: Pre-employment Instructor
Job Type: Part-time with the potential for full-time
About us: The Alliance Center for Independence (ACI) is a Center for Independent Living and a DDD approved Fee-For-Service agency in Edison, NJ. ACI provides support services in Middlesex, Union and Somerset counties. ACI supports the philosophy of independent living for all persons with disabilities.
We are currently seeking a pre-employment instructorfor consumers in Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties who is enthusiastic about assisting people with developmental and intellectual disabilities in being independent and reaching their employment and independent living goals. Our approved support services include career planning, community based supports, community inclusion, pre-vocational training, and supported employment. Instruction takes place at our center in Edison, as well as at high schools in Middlesex, Somerset, and Union counties.
Responsibilities of the job include:Developing and implementing pre-employment based lesson plans, working one-on-one and in small groups with adults and high school students, writing reports, and communicating with support coordinators, school staff, ACI staff, and family/caregivers.
-Enthusiastic, flexible, and hard-working with a good sense of humor
-Excellent documentation, organization, and writing skills
-Independent minded, but also comfortable working with a team
-Strong verbal communication skills -- able to teach and explain new concepts and information
-Experience working with individuals with disabilities
-College degree preferred, but will consider someone with appropriate experience
-Candidates will be subject to drug testing as well as a background/fingerprint check
-Minimum of 21 years of age
-Able to complete DDD-mandated staff training & professional development within 90 days of hire
-Able to complete CPR and first-aid certifications
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Fluency in Spanish a plus.
If you’re interested in joining the ACI family, please email your resume.
Job Type: Part-time
Minimum Education Required