Residential Child Care Worker Supervisor
Framingham, MA Walden School
Description

Full time-Exempt/Salary

  • $1,500 Sign-on Bonus 
  • Housing Resources Available
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Benefits include: Health; Dental; Vision; Life and Disability Insurance; Employer-Matching 403B; Sick/Personal/Vacation Time; Flexible Spending and Dependent Care 

ASL proficiency required


TLC Diversity Statement

The Learning Center for the Deaf is on a journey to create an inclusive and welcoming space for people of all backgrounds. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates our TLC community members' diverse narratives. We embrace and value multiple approaches, experiences, and perspectives. TLC believes that diversity fosters innovation. We are committed to cultivating a place where everyone can feel they belong.


About Walden School:

Walden School is a nationally-recognized residential therapeutic and education program for deaf children and youth ages 8 to 22 who have often experienced significant adverse childhood events as well as language deprivation.


About TLC:
The Learning Center for the Deaf is a nationally-recognized leader of services for deaf and hard of hearing children, adults and families. To learn more, click here.

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POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the daily management of the Walden School Residential Program. This includes direct supervision of the Child Care Workers; development and implementation of schedules, routines, trips, procedures, and interventions that meet

the needs of students and are consistent with program philosophy; and oversight of programming to ensure safe and effective service delivery.



FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct and close supervision to Child Care Workers.
  • Ensure that Child Care Workers are following all program policies and procedures, implementing all treatment plan goals, and providing a therapeutic milieu.
  • Responsible for staff coverage, scheduling and vacation approval.
  • Develop weekly/monthly plans, as well as obtaining and managing needed funds.
  • Ensure that all Child Care Workers complete required trainings.
  • May be delegated and trained to conduct medication administration or certain medical procedure responsibilities for students.



Requirements
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • At least 2 years direct care experience within a Treatment Program
  • Drivers license and a driving record in good standing
  • A minimum of conversational fluency in American Sign Language required, with native, or near-native ASL fluency preferred
  • Written English competency and strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work weekends and/or evenings
  • Ability to support and lead a team