PPEP, Inc. Service Available Job Openings Listing of all available openings at PPEP, Inc. http://ppephiring.com/ en-US Thu, 6 Aug 2020 19:11:39 CST Special Education Teacher - VARIOUS http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=15 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:06:51 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 15 Special Education Teacher - VARIOUS http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=15 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:06:51 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 15 Special Education Teacher - VARIOUS http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=15 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Thu, 18 Nov 2010 11:06:51 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 15 Community Engagement Specialist http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=35 Description Portable Practical Educational Preparation, PPEP, is currently looking to fill our open full time Community Engagement Specialist. The Community Engagement Specialist promotes the services of the organization and the funding source, Arizona Complete Health. The key activity of the position involves providing services to populations who might not otherwise have access to those services. The individual in this position is mobile and not stationary. They meet those in need of outreach services at the locations where those in need are. In addition to delivering services, the Community Engagement Specialist possesses an educational role, raising the awareness of existing services The Community Outreach Specialist provides outreach assistance and/or referral in the area of behavioral health and social services; assists individuals and families in obtaining mental health and prevention services. Outreach assistance is meant to fill in potential gap in services. Work involves responsibility for client identification, assessment, planning, and advocacy and follow up; networking with community agencies and developing outreach contacts in support of clients. The Community Outreach Specialist will assist clients in accessing community services and resources. Work may involve participating in departmental task forces, staff meetings, community groups and/or advisory councils; accepting public speaking requests regarding program services and/or available community services. Supervision is received from an administrative superior with work being reviewed in the form of reports, events, and effectiveness of services provided. Portable Practical Educational Preparation is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with extensive reach into the southwestern United States and abroad. Come and join a team of dedicated employees that are making a difference in domestic and international communities! PPEP offers a range of benefits and a diversity of programs, rich heritage, community partnerships, and investing in helping people improve their lives. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate from a High School or equivalent supplemental by continuing education in the area of human or social services. Must be bilingual (English and Spanish) Must possess a working knowledge of Arizona's behavioral health system, Arizona Complete Health services, and general community resources. Must possess a valid AZ driver's license and meet organization's driving insurance requirements. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must possess proficient computer skills. Ability to reach out effectively to unserved and underserved individuals and community-based organizations. Ability to work nights and weekends (1-2 Saturdays per month) Duties and Responsibilities Act as a key program representative to external stakeholders. Participate in the development and implementation of marketing and education plans, including social media components, to attract recipients of services. Recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers to support community outreach efforts. Build and maintain relationships and partnerships with community members, participants, agency representatives, members, and organizations as appropriate to promote the goals of the initiative. Area travel is required Frequent evening and weekend work is required. Thu, 8 Sep 2011 13:31:58 CST Behavioral Health , AZ 35 Instructional Aide- Paraprofessional http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=38 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision by the Lead Teacher, assist students in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards to prepare them for further education and/or employment. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards/Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. One-on-one or in small groups, the Instructional Paraprofessional is responsible for helping students master course assignments, especially in the areas of reading, writing, and math to provide students with remedial instruction, as needed. Understand the rationale and implementation of required assessments including the PPEP TEC Skills Assessment program and Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-9). Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests. Maintain the confidentiality of all student information. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree OR 60 post -secondary hours from an accredited college or university OR passing scores on the Paraprofessional Exam Two (2) years prior work experience working with students. Must possess a Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree Three (3) years prior work experience as an Instructional Paraprofessional. Bilingual (English/Spanish) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty (25) pounds. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:50:02 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 38 Clinician 4 http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=41 POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Clinical Director and Program Manager, responsible for a wide range of functions relating to the provision and documentation of social work, psychiatric coordination referral, counseling and psychotherapy services to individuals, families and groups. Some weekend and evening hours are required. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Determines therapy model to be employed; conducts or facilitates individual, family or group therapeutic counseling in various environments to include home, office and school; maintains case records and progress notes. • Conducts crisis intervention counseling as required. • Assesses the client or family's entire situation and needs, then advises the client or family regarding the community resources available to provide the needed services; provides referrals as appropriate; performs follow-up referrals and client contacts. • Consults and coordinates casework with appropriate school personnel and other civil authorities as required. • Performs program and community development activities. • Attends staff, counselor, committee and program meetings; prepares and submits reports as required. • Will meet agency revenue and productivity standards. • Transports clients in agency vehicle as necessary. • Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields and three (3) years prior work experience in direct counseling. OR • Bachelor's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields and five (5) years prior work experience in direct counseling. • Arizona State Certified. • Fingerprint clearance as required. • Valid Arizona driver's license and clearance/approval from corporate auto insurer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's degree in Counseling and Guidance, Social Work or other Behavioral Sciences fields. • Four (4) years prior work experience in direct counseling. • Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be able to see/read a computer monitor screen. • Must be able to lift and carry five (5) pounds. Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:51:30 CST Behavioral Health , AZ 41 Special Education Teacher - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=48 PPEP Tec High School (Charter) is looking for professionals that have a relevant degree, professional experience to teach and a desire to teach our high school students! POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher and the Special Education Department Director, assists students with learning disabilities in preparing for employment and/or further education after graduation, as well as in mastering the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for securing special education records from other school districts and reviewing documents received for compliance. Prepares MET's ( new students to the district and expired METs) and all other special education documentation within required time lines, accurately evaluating student's strengths and weaknesses, and developing a plan for individual academic success. Organizes, schedules, and conducts all necessary special education meetings including notification of parents/guardians, students, teaching staff, and other appropriate people. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Collaborates with staff and ensures accurate daily recording of special education data to meet the deadlines for district student census. Responsible for submitting and providing accurate special education records to Sped District office. Responsible for the implementation of IEP 'Accommodations and Modification' at school sites in coordination with site administrators and teachers. Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and, through mastery assessment rather than 'grading,' helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address, exploring availability of curriculum and ensuring academic tasks meet the needs of individual students. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows independent and productive effort toward career goals. Understands the rationale and implementation of FERPA and IDEA, and coordinates with Sped Administration on district protocol and procedures for implementation. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS Science and AZ MERIT) and District assessments ( Galileo.), and correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and diagnosis, and ensures that mastering curriculum objectives means the student will 'meet the standard' on the AIMS tests and show improvement on Galileo test scores. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate. Must possess a Valid Class I FBI Fingerprint and Background Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Special Education, LD, ED or Cross-Categorical Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or (English/Sign Language) PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:53:16 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 48 CASA GRANDE Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=99 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs or Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the Az. DDD in implementing and documenting performance or Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must have High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition,any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an Az DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Ai and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:27:29 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 99 TUCSON Direct Support Professional Driver/Non Driver (Fulltime/Part-time/On-call) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=100 POSITION SUMMARY: Employed as a TRAINEE - with none or less than 90 days experience in the field/profession of Care Giving. Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, will be supervised to receive the established training, one-on-one training, successfully complete training assessments that will review visual, verbal and written competencies. After successful completion of all competency assessments, will be promoted to the DSP driver/non driver position. Below are the duties and responsibilities that a Trainee must learn about and successfully show competency in performance. Trainee is employed to: Provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for DSP TRAINEE: High School diploma, or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years if age or older. Must be 21 years of age or older to transport clients. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance. If not, must be eligible to apply and receive Level I AZ DPS Fingerprint Card and pass Background Clearance. Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, and Article 9. If not, must receive CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training within first 30 days of employment. Must successfully complete QMAT training and pass/perform all Medication Administration duties, Prevention and Supports certification. Will be required to possess and maintain all on-going training requirements. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR once trained PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. One year of prior work experience involving the direct care of IDD adults in a residential or day program setting Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:38:22 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 100 Teacher (English) - TUCSON http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=116 Teacher (English) Celestino Learning Center-Tucson PPEP TEC High School is seeking a positive and engaged teacher, highly qualified in High School English, to teach course content, essential academic skills and citizenship to students, preparing them for employment and/or further education after graduation. PPEP TEC is an alternative high school and its staff advocates for the success of atypical students from underserved communities. We strive to maintain small class sizes and to build cooperative learning environments supported by strong and innovative educational teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Highly Qualified by college transcript or NES Subject Knowledge Exam IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk students. HTTPS://WWW.PPEPHIRING.COM Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:00:45 CST Celestino Fernandez , AZ 116 TUCSON Residential Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=125 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, the Residential Coordinator oversees and provides support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Coordinator supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively supervises, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attend to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures program services are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for the members in residence. Assist in the hiring of direct support professional staff. Guides and supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDD standards and policy and procedures. In conjunction with Program Manager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individual members. Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness and incidents. Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Coordinator alternating schedule when assigned. In review and approval from management, conducts performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions, and is involved with employee corrective actions and dismissals. Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning of purchases and proper collection of receipts. Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food and household supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs are required, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residential home/site. Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally and in daily communication logs; Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills. Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care of members. Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support coordinators, case-managers and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Coordinators, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers personnel employee issues to management. Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. Maintains a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance to policy and procedure. Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School degree/GED Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community based settings. Minimum one (1) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records. Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs. OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance. OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record. Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. One (1) year prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule. Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:13:04 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 125 GLOBE Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=128 GRAVEYARD SHIFT POSITIONS; ALL APPLICANTS WELCOME POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs OR Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the AZ DDD in implementing and documenting performance OR Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP inc. is an EEO employer Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:36:44 CST IDD Globe, AZ 128 Lead Teacher II http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=130 POSITION SUMMARY: As a mid-size (64-130 students) site administrator, assumes the leadership role in (1) preparing students for employment and/or further education after graduation and (2) helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards. Serves as a liaison between site instructional personnel and the central office. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Embraces the role of Instructional Leader for entire site, communicating the school's vision, monitoring lesson plans, conducting periodic classroom walkthroughs, and conducting bi-annual staff evaluations. Additionally, monitors office staff, enrollment, scheduling and record keeping procedures. Monitors site attendance and recruitment including developing and implementing plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Works with staff members to create a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and conducts meaningful periodic PLC meetings to both improve site procedures and student achievement. The Lead Teacher actively engages with the instructional staff in their own professional development through frequent walkthroughs and regular, collaborative formal observations Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the both the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards and through mastery assessment, helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AzM2, AIMS Science and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations for day, afternoon, and night sessions (if applicable). Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate. Or any combination of experience, education, or training that will enable the candidate to perform the duties of the position Must possess an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a relevant field, preferably mathematics or physical sciences. Two (2) years prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Mon, 14 May 2018 11:54:23 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 130 Lead Teacher II http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=130 POSITION SUMMARY: As a mid-size (64-130 students) site administrator, assumes the leadership role in (1) preparing students for employment and/or further education after graduation and (2) helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic Standards. Serves as a liaison between site instructional personnel and the central office. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Embraces the role of Instructional Leader for entire site, communicating the school's vision, monitoring lesson plans, conducting periodic classroom walkthroughs, and conducting bi-annual staff evaluations. Additionally, monitors office staff, enrollment, scheduling and record keeping procedures. Monitors site attendance and recruitment including developing and implementing plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Works with staff members to create a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and conducts meaningful periodic PLC meetings to both improve site procedures and student achievement. The Lead Teacher actively engages with the instructional staff in their own professional development through frequent walkthroughs and regular, collaborative formal observations Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the both the Arizona College and Career Readiness Standards and through mastery assessment, helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AzM2, AIMS Science and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations for day, afternoon, and night sessions (if applicable). Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate. Or any combination of experience, education, or training that will enable the candidate to perform the duties of the position Must possess an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a relevant field, preferably mathematics or physical sciences. Two (2) years prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). Mon, 14 May 2018 11:54:23 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 130 AVONDALE - Direct Support Professional - Driver/Non-Driver (Full Time, Part Time, On-Call) http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=137 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the AZ DDD in implementing and documenting performance Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Mon, 2 Jul 2018 16:35:00 CST IDD DTA Avondale , AZ 137 Teacher (English) - DOUGLAS http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=138 PPEP TEC High School is seeking a positive and engaged teacher, highly qualified in High School ELD, to teach course content, essential academic skills and citizenship to students, preparing them for employment and/or further education after graduation. PPEP TEC is an alternative high school and its staff advocates for the success of atypical students from underserved communities. We strive to maintain small class sizes and to build cooperative learning environments supported by strong and innovative educational teams. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Highly Qualified by college transcript or NES Subject Knowledge Exam IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Teaching Certification One (1) year prior work experience in teaching at-risk students. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:58:44 CST Raul H. Castro Learning Center, AZ 138 Senior Direct Support Professional http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=153 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the IDD Residential Coordinator or Program Manager, provides team leadership and home oversight for weekend staff and weekend services to direct care members in the home. This includes oversight of personal care to IDD members, oversees weekend social activities, and ensures quality of life for all. Assigned to a weekend shift and included in employee ratio in home, Sr. DSP will report to home Residential Coordinator on weekend shift home activities and incidents. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and provides direction on weekend home routines, member care, social activities and responds to incidents and report all immediate serious incidents to ON Call Residential Coordinator. Adapts activity schedules on weekend shift so that members are engaged in activities they enjoy and are beneficial. Teach staff, and assist in providing basic living skills to members that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Assist with weekend activity and menu planning, coordinate with home Residential Coordinator to ensure a continuum and coordination of services and planned activities are provided during the weekend shifts. Handles staff call-offs. Support weekend routines in home-like environments and participates in the creation of recreational plans/activities, and community interactions as scheduled. Contributes to independent living skill development of members. . Observes, documents observations, progress, special incidents, and complies with documentation and records requirements and ensures that weekend staff are completing all required paperwork. Reviews Incident Reports for accuracy, completeness and legibility and reports any improper conduct from staff to the Residential Coordinator. Handles member injuries Manage activity and client funds. Maintains and models positive interactions and communications as needed during the weekend with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to ethical, professional standards, HIPAA, and embraces cultural competencies. Works with the leadership team to support IDD services cooperatively and professionally. Other responsibilities as assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least one (1) year of DDD DSP experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs OR Have one (1) year experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the Az. DDD in implementing and documenting performance OR Have performed one (1) year of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid, Article 9, Prevention and Support DDD required trainings. If not, must successfully complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 and Prevention and Support trainings offered. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year of college studies involving nursing, sociology or psychology. Previous supervisory experience in DDD or client care level of services. Bilingual (English/Spanish). PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. Due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 9 Apr 2019 17:07:34 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 153 Teacher (Social Studies) - CASA GRANDE http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=156 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 17 May 2019 17:16:23 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 156 Teacher (Math) - SIERRA VISTA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=161 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Fri, 17 May 2019 17:53:15 CST Colin L. Powell Learning Center, AZ 161 WEEKEND/OVERNIGHT SHIFT Direct Support Professional - TUCSON AREA http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=164 Weekend Days - Fri., 2PM - 9PM, Sat & Sun. 9AM - 9PM Weekend Overnights - Fri, Sat & Sun. 9PM - 9AM POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Coordinator, Manager and/or Director, provides a variety of direct care and support services to a selected group of adult individuals with developmental disabilities. Driver- MVR reviewed and qualified as approved driver. Non-Driver - Voluntary selection by incumbent to be a Non Driver/Waiver, or after review of MVR - not cleared to be a driver. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach, assist with and provide basic living skills that include personal hygiene, food preparation, attending to resident needs, administer medications and transportation to individuals to residents. Participate in ISP meetings and other meetings relating to the quality of direct care provided to the residents. Maintains positive interactions and communications with support coordinators, parents, guardians, community members, and other professionals. Support daily routines in home-like environments and participate in the creation of recreational plans/activities, community interactions and ongoing independent living skill development. Observe, document observations, progress, special incidents, and comply with documentation and records requirements. Review each resident's records to insure compliance with required care and to remain informed of any further prescriptions provided. Communicate in an effective manner with other direct care staff, medical professionals, and program managers regarding services provided and the needs of the residents. Coordinate and implement activities and evaluations. Insure that living environment is kept clean and that resident personal belongings are maintained, cleaned and respected. Maintain a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Prepare/assist with food preparations as directed by weekly/daily menu and resident needs. Prepare special meals as required by residents Perform sleepover duties as required. Successfully complete all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remain in compliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other annual training requirements Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Have at least three (3) months experience in the following: Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility records Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs Have three (3) months experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by the AZ DDD in implementing and documenting performance Have performed three (3) months of habilitation services or three (3) months under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. High School diploma or G.E.D, in addition, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. Valid Arizona driver's license and MVR clearance to gain agency approval and must be able to drive. Must be 18 years of age or older. Must be 21 or older with an approved MVR to drive/transport. Must possess and maintain a Level I Fingerprint Card and Background Clearance or have the ability to receive an AZ DPS Fingerprint Level 1 clearance Must possess and maintain CPR, First Aid and Article 9 training. If not, must complete and receive CPR/First Aid certification and successfully complete Article 9 offered. Must possess and maintain Prevention and Supports certification or successfully complete this training. Must possess and maintain current QMAT and perform all Medication Administration duties or successfully complete this training. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to clients. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: If 21 years or older - must have the ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and have completed Driver's Training as required to be a designated driver. Sound reasoning, problem solving and decision making skills Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to see and hear in order to monitor clients. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm and non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Weekend Days - Fri., 2PM - 9PM, Sat & Sun. 9AM - 9PM Weekend Overnights - Fri, Sat & Sun. 9PM - 9AM Mon, 3 Jun 2019 18:24:40 CST IDD Tucson, AZ 164 Residential Coordinator - Globe http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=165 Portable Practical Educational Preparation - PPEP is one of the largest non-profit multi-service agencies in Arizona with an extensive reach into southwestern United States and abroad. Come and join a team of dedicated employees that are making a difference in domestic and international communities! PPEP offers a range of benefits and a diversity of programs, rich heritage, community partnerships, and investing in helping people improve their lives. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, the Residential Coordinator oversees and provides support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Coordinator supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively supervises, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attend to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures program services are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for the members in residence. Assist in the hiring of direct support professional staff. Guides and supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDD standards and policy and procedures. In conjunction with Program Manager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individual members. Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness and incidents. Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Coordinator alternating schedule when assigned. In review and approval from management, conducts performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions, and is involved with employee corrective actions and dismissals. Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning of purchases and proper collection of receipts. Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food and household supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs are required, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residential home/site. Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally and in daily communication logs; Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills. Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care of members. Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support coordinators, case-managers and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Coordinators, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers personnel employee issues to management. Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. Maintains a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance to policy and procedure. Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School degree/GED Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community based settings. Minimum one (1) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records. Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs. OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance. OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record. Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. One (1) year prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule. Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:42:12 CST IDD Globe, AZ 165 CASA GRANDE Residential Coordinator http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=166 POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of Program Manager, the Residential Coordinator oversees and provides support to the IDD Residential Group home site operating seven (7) days a week, 24 hours a day. Oversees the physical residential group home operations managing and maintaining the residence to provide a comfortable, safe, clean and orderly habilitative environment. Schedules staff, transportation, service related events, medical appointments, and communicates with Program Manager or others as needed. Ensures staff compliance with IDD program policies. Residential Coordinator supervises and trains Direct Support Professionals to provide daily direct care and support services to the IDD (intellectually developmentally disabled) adult residents/members assigned to the residential group site/home. Administratively supervises, coordinates activities, plans and directs preparation of nutritional meals, and attend to daily care and personal needs of members. Prepares staff schedules and manages staff performance. Supervises and ensures that residents have a quality of life in a supportive and caring environment. Ensures that levels of services and staff are in compliance 24/7 with all IDD care policies and procedures. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Mentors and teaches staff assigned to residential site/home, distributes job assignments, and ensures program services are administered in accordance with IDD policies and procedures promoting a safe, quality of life for the members in residence. Assist in the hiring of direct support professional staff. Guides and supports staff and ensures that staff meets training requirements established by DDD and PPEP IDD standards and policy and procedures. In conjunction with Program Manager or Scheduling Specialist, ensures adequate staffing is provided as required to maintain and support staffing ratios required by individual members. Manages staff performance, attendance, tardiness and incidents. Participates with the ON-CALL Residential Coordinator alternating schedule when assigned. In review and approval from management, conducts performance reviews, documents and presents corrective actions, and is involved with employee corrective actions and dismissals. Responsible and accountable to monitor and manage facility funds, including involvement with planning of purchases and proper collection of receipts. Request weekly household and resident petty cash funds; plans and maintains menus; orders and purchases food and household supplies; replaces worn items, notifies Program Manager when appliances or other home repairs are required, thus ensuring adequate supplies are available to operate the residential home/site. Communicates daily with all staff to provide consistency in addressing each individual's needs verbally and in daily communication logs; Teaches, models, and promotes to staff and members the standards of basic hygiene and living skills. Ensures that staff is consistently utilizing these skills in the daily care of members. Observes client behaviors (attitudes) and actions and communicates with parents, guardians, support coordinators, case-managers and other professionals (that have a need to know) regarding those observations; makes recommendations for improvements in level of care or types of activities in a professional manner. Documents as needed in participant's record. Provides and encourages collaborative team effort among the direct support team assigned supervised that are working in the residential site/home. Promotes cultural competency in all areas of services and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and be sensitive to the service population's culture and socioeconomic characteristics. Maintains a positive working relationship and interactions with all PPEP, Inc. employees, Support Coordinators, employers, parents, guardians, community members and agencies. Maintains and models proper boundaries between staff and members. Makes sure that members are treated in full accordance with all applicable laws and PPEP IDD policies and procedures; reports any violations or incidents immediately to IDD Program Director or above to the Executive Director levels as necessary. Documents accordingly. Prepares and confirms that appropriate documents and accurate records are maintained in a timely manner and in accordance with PPEP IDD policies and procedures. Guarantees that proper administration of medication to members is in compliance with physician's orders; coordinates and ensures that medical appointments and evaluations are scheduled and met. Participate in ISP meetings and other interdisciplinary meetings regarding direct care of the members. Recommends areas of improvement to management and refers personnel employee issues to management. Coordinates and implements activities and evaluations; makes recommendations for new or additional types of activities. Maintains a proactive approach to the upkeep, safety and maintenance needs of the living environments all in the best interest and safety of residents and staff. Report maintenance requirements as needed. Successfully completes all training requirements established by DDD and PPEP and remains incompliance with certifications required (CPR/1st Aid, Fingerprint Clearance, annual policies/procedures) and other DDD training requirements. Ensures programmatic vehicles are safe and maintained in accordance to policy and procedure. Perform related work as required and provide direct care as needed in the 24/7 residential group home assigned. Other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School degree/GED Four (4) years prior work experience with the intellectually developmentally disabled population in community based settings. Minimum one (1) years supervisory experience and facility management work experience in this field. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area Implementing plans and guidelines mandated by the ISP, policy and procedures, etc. Documenting observations and maintaining facility and confidential resident records. Conducting group or individual activities related to developmental, habilitative, or recreational programs. OR have: Experience in providing either respite or personal care, and have received training, approved by IDD in implementing and documenting performance. OR have: performed habilitation services and experience under the direct supervision of an individual who is qualified to provide such services. Must be able to read, write and speak English language as required for this position and service to members. Ability to drive/operate an agency transport vehicle and maintain an excellent driving record. Ability to perform crisis intervention to prevent harmful behaviors. Ability to perform First Aid/CPR if required. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to be available to manage the staff schedules as required to support the needs of the members in the Residential Group home which operates 24/7 that has mandatory member to staff ratios assigned. OR Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Psychology, Sociology or related field. One (1) year prior team leadership experience in a service setting for individuals with developmental disabilities. Demonstrated knowledge of the DDD resource system and other agencies in the area. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. Must be fully ambulatory and able to frequently lift, push and pull up to fifty (50) pounds, if required by the facility. Must be able to climb stairs and assist consumers in moving household items if necessary. Ability/Willingness to work longer than eight (8) hour shifts, to work holidays or overtime, to work seven (7/24 hour) schedule. Must be available to manage/work in the Residential Group home that operates and delivers services 24/7. EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to remain calm, non-defensive with a supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis. Special Notes: In-service training requirements. due to Department of Health Services and the Division of Behavioral Health requirements, some positions in this category are required to provide medical clearance. Department of Labor regulation CFR Part 1910.1030 requires notification that this category may have a risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Hepatitis B Vaccine will be provided. PPEP INC IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:43:01 CST IDD DTA Casa Grande, AZ 166 Teacher (Math) - Casa Grande http://ppephiring.com/jobDesc.asp?JobID=167 POSITION SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Lead Teacher, prepares students for employment and/or further education after graduation and helping students master the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Develops a broad understanding of career and educational opportunities beyond graduation, and uses that understanding to assist students in academic and career planning (ECAP). Participates with site staff members as part of a Professional Learning Community (PLC) and participates in meaningful periodic PLC meetings to improve both site procedures and student achievement. Becomes familiar with each student's personal context as it relates to success at PPEP TEC, and provides appropriate guidance, counseling and parental contact. Maintains and improves personal knowledge relevant to the objectives of the Arizona Academic and Common Core Standards, and helps students construct relevant understanding of the issues that the standards address. Develops and maintains the classroom environment as a model of the workplace (safe, quiet, and without distractions), and guides students in learning appropriate behavior that allows productive effort to improve student outcomes. Works and participates with site staff to implement plans to improve student attendance, recruitment, and retention. Understands the rationale and implementation of required assessments: Arizona's test instruments (AIMS and SAT-10) in addition to Galileo formative assessments. Correctly administers and analyzes these assessments for appropriate student placement and data driven decision making to improve student outcomes. Becomes familiar with general administration of the school site and is accountable on an absolute basis for maintaining procedures, keeping records, safe-guarding resources, and upholding school policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Participates in school improvement planning and accreditation process as needed. Other responsibilities as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. Current Arizona K-12 Teaching Certificate OR ability to meet ADE definition of Highly Qualified by either 24 hours in an approved subject area or passing scores on an AEPA exam. Must possess a valid IVP DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: One year prior work experience in teaching at-risk children. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to see a computer monitor. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift twenty five (25) pounds). PPEP INC. IS AN EEO EMPLOYER - MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED Tue, 3 Sep 2019 17:39:09 CST Alice Paul Learning Center, AZ 167