Cognitive Trainer

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Minimum: $25
Maximum: $35
Details: Opportunity for performance bonuses

Published

10/25/2018

Address

5410 Edson Lane
Suite 310
North Bethesda
Maryland
20852
United States

Description

About the Position:

  • We currently are seeking to fill an immediate need for a Cognitive Trainer to take on a portfolio of students based in or near Columbia, MD
  • Cognitive Trainers typically work with a portfolio of students who attend sessions 3 or 4 times a week for 60-80 minute sessions.
  • COGx trains Cognitive Trainers to deliver programs using the COGx Methodology (proprietary evidence-based methodology to improve learning by targeting cognition and metacognition). The cognitive areas our programs strengthen include: attention, processing speed, memory, executive functioning skills, long term memory, problem solving, organization, and study skills.
  • COGx programs are customized, delivered in-person (without technology) and results are clinically validated through testing.

Responsibilities:

  • Working one-on-one with children and adults seeking to improve how effectively they learn.
  • Targeting core cognitive skills responsible for learning and teaching scientific principles that underpin learning to ensure gains transfer to real life settings.
  • Delivering customized and clinical interventions for clients of all ages and abilities. (Clientele may include gifted students, those with learning disabilities and/or learning difficulties, those who have acquired brain injuries, or those who are seeking cognitive enhancement to simply learn more effectively.)
  • Driving to client house, school, or other location to deliver COGx sessions
  • Planning sessions, uploading session notes, and writing periodic progress reports for each client according to protocols.

Qualifications:

  • Track record of academic excellence
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A passion for helping others become effective and independent learners
  • A proven ability to work well with others (one-on-one)
  • Reliable and committed
  • Excellent cognitive skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • BA/BS Degree in relevant fields of study: cognitive science, education, neuroscience, psychology, speech therapy, etc.
  • Valid driver's license

About COGx:

  • COGx is a Greater-DC based research and development organization in applied cognitive science dedicated to delivering programs that target cognition to rehabilitate or enhance cognitive skills.
  • The company was founded in 2010 and in 2015 received funding from the State of Maryland for its innovation in education and the efficacy of its programs.
  • COGx has served students from over 40 schools in the Greater-DC area while also building partnerships with academic institutions and a growing international presence.
  • COGx partners with leading cognitive scientists and academic institutions. Our programs are individualized, evidence-based and founded on scientific principles of learning
  • Our proprietary programs enhance learning outcomes by targeting cognition, while our professional development for teachers improves the efficacy of teaching by disseminating the science of learning in a way that is application based.
  • Our mission is to democratize access to high quality interventions that improve lives by enhancing cognition, which is achieved through a carefully chosen network of strategic partners who share our values and commitment to quality.

You can learn more about our services at www.cogx.info.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

alexandria@cogx.info
https://cogx.info/

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