Art Therapist/Teacher

Bergen Center for Child Development | Haworth, NJ

CountyBergen
Posted Date 6/14/2019
Expiration Date7/14/2019
Description

Bergen Center for Child Development  /  Haworth, NJ                                                                                     

NJ Approved Private School for Students with Disabilities                                                 

Serving students ages 5-21     ( Student enrollment 20-25 students )                                                                 

POSITION:       ART THERAPIST / TEACHER

PART-TIME:      2 days per week / 15 hours ( Immediate vacancy for the summer program and beyond )

HOURS:           7:45 am - 3:00 pm      

YEAR:              2019-2020 School Year and ensuing years

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop art projects and therapeutic activities treatment program according to each student's needs.
  • Provide art therapy/ projects that require students to participate in a variety of educational, motor, social and sensory activities.
  • Educate students on the skills and techniques required for participation in therapy activities.
  • Participate in educational programs to learn new methods and to promote professional growth.
  • Collaborate with team members to monitor whether the therapy offered to the students adhere to quality standards.
  • Evaluate student progress, attitudes and behavior during the program.
  • Participate in meetings and conferences to discuss good practices and new ideas.
  • Assess each student's needs and provide appropriate guidance and counseling.
  • Maintain the art facility. Ensure that is clean, safe and orderly.
  • Ensure that all art equipment and supplies are in good condition.
  • Consult external and school professionals such as teachers, psychologists, and occupational therapists to ensure student success and growth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Art Therapist and or Teacher                                                    
  • NJ Certification
  • Experience Preferred not required
  • Criminal Background Check - Clearance
  • Drug Screening - Clearance

 

PAY SCALE:               Negotiable / Per Board of Trustees & Executive Director

PROCEDURES:           Please e-mail Cover Letter, Resume & Certifications

Counties
Bergen

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