Cook - Louisville
The Recovery Center of Kentucky, LLC, Aspire Day Treatment Program is looking for an enthusiastic Cook to join our family! We are a fast-growing, community-loved Day Treatment Center looking for a full-time Cook to join our team to feed our kiddos. We offer a generous benefits package and a competitive salary. We do our work with compassion, heart, and a true dedication for working with children and families. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with our great families. We deeply value our team members and support our staff to grow from within the agency. If you are enthusiastic, a flexible thinker, like collaboration, love working with kiddos, AND you have the following qualifications below, we want to talk to you!
We are looking for a skilled Cook to prepare delicious meals according to menu. You will cook dishes that will delight our clients with their taste and timely delivery. An excellent cook must be able to follow instructions in cooking and serving well-prepared meals. They must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important.
- Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
- Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
- Cook food in various utensils or grillers
- Check food while cooking to stir or turn
- Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
- Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
- Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
- Check quality of ingredients
- Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages follow health and safety guidelines
- Adheres to proper food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures; maintains temperature and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) logs as required; and maintains appropriate dating, labeling, and rotation of all food items.
- Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of equipment, food storage, and work areas.
- Completes cleaning according to daily and weekly schedules and dishwashing/pot washing as needed
Requirements and skills:
- High school diploma or equivalent; Diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage
- Current SERVSAFE certification or has successfully completed a sanitation course within the past year
- Current food handler’s card and other certification as required by federal/state/local law
- Very familiar with health and safety guidelines
- Proven experience as cook
- Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware
- Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.)
- Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
- Ability to work in a team
- Very good communication skills
- Excellent physical condition and stamina
Special Ed Teacher - Louisville
Under general supervision, provides special education services to students with disabilities/behavioral disorders in accordance with state and federal regulations. Work involves developing and implementing the Individual Education Program in classroom settings that are compatible with the student’s age and developmental level. The ASPIRE Day School teacher is responsible for developing lesson plans, adapting materials and designing activities to assist ASPIRE Day School students develop appropriate academic, behavioral, and social skills and to meet their IEP goals. The teacher is responsible for monitoring student’s progress and for maintaining ASPIRE Day School records in compliance with state and federal guidelines. Reports to Executive Director of the ASPIRE Day School.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Develops and implements an instructional plan which is compatible with the school and system-wide curricular goals and the students’ Individual Education Program.
- Is responsible for the development of Individual Education Programs (IEP) for students with disabilities/behavioral disorders; implements the IEP; and uses diagnostic information obtained from tests and other assessment procedures to update IEPs as needed.
- Provides direct special education instruction to identified students.
- Employs a variety of teaching methods to meet student needs. Implementation of these methods may require the adaptation or development of materials.
- Monitors student behavior; maintains discipline in the classroom; deescalates inappropriate behaviors; teaches students appropriate behavioral strategies; restrains students when necessary.
- Collects data for Functional Behavioral Assessments/Analysis and development of Behavioral Intervention Plans.
- Collaborates with therapeutic staff for implementation of treatment interventions.
- Collaborates with treatment team to schedule meetings, plan etc. Attend treatment team meetings when able and provide educational data on progress monitoring towards goals.
Facilitates transitional planning as student is preparing for discharge and re-entry into traditional school or classroom.
- Works with multi-disciplinary teams such as community agencies and departments to facilitate educational and therapeutic plans.
- Communicates with parents regarding their children’s educational and therapeutic progress via periodic written progress reports and telephone communication.
- Participates and provides supervision during off-campus outings.
- Provides supervision to assigned teacher assistants.
- Acts as a case coordinator for assigned students; consults with community care-givers, school support professionals, and parents to better understand and meet student needs.
- Maintains student records in accordance with Kentucky’s Procedures Governing Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities; and complies with state and federal education statutes.
- Treats all students in a fair and equitable manner, interacts effectively with students, co-workers, parents, and community.
- Follows a plan for professional development and demonstrates evidence of growth.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs other related work as required.
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Degree in special education, and certification in at least one area of disability as a teacher by the Kentucky Department of Public Instruction.
- CPI Certified
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR STANDARDS REQUIREDTO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Must be able to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as computers, copiers, typewriters, calculators, pencils, scissors, and equipment for children with special needs, etc.
- Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
- Due to amount of time spent standing and/or walking, physical requirements are consistent with those for Light Work.
Data Conception: Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable, functional, structural, or composite characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.
Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions from superiors.
Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, handbooks, forms, lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare correspondence, simple reports, forms, instructional materials, etc., using prescribed format.
Intelligence: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form; and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in variety of technical or professional languages including medical, legal and counseling terminology.
Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; multiply and divide; utilize decimals and percentages; and to apply the principles of descriptive statistics, statistical inference and statistical theory.
Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.
Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of items such as office equipment and hand tools. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination: Requires the ability to differentiate between colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with emergency situations.
Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear: (Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words).
Hearing: (perceiving nature of sounds by ear). Must be able to communicate via telephone.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to constantly monitor the safety and well-being of students, particularly when student is participating in an inclusive activity.
Ability to motivate students.
Ability to maintain a clean and orderly environment.
Ability to perform general clerical duties.
Ability to maintain order and discipline in a classroom.
Ability to operate common office machines.
Community Outreach Specialist
Recovery Center of Kentucky, LLC, Aspire Day Treatment Program is looking for an enthusiastic Outreach & Relations Coordinator to join our family! We are a fast-growing, community-loved Day Treatment Center looking for a full-time Outreach & Relations Coordinator to join our team to find kiddos in need of the excellent behavioral health services that we provide. We offer a generous benefits package and a competitive salary. We do our work with compassion, heart, and a true dedication for working with children and families. We are looking for an exceptional candidate to work with our great families. We deeply value our team members and support our staff to grow from within the agency. If you are enthusiastic, a flexible thinker, like collaboration, love working with kiddos, AND you have the following qualifications below, we want to talk to you!
The Outreach and Relations Coordinator is accountable for building and maintaining trust with the parents and caregivers of our clients as well as professionals that refer potential clients. This person is also responsible for maintaining these relationships.
- Establish and maintain contacts for the purpose of recruiting clients – Military installations EFMP Coordinators, Pediatric Doctor’s Offices, Hospitals, Mental Health Practitioners, Community Advocates, Schools, Treatment Programs, etc.
- Maintain client waitlist for each clinic
- Complete initial intakes / 1st authorization
- Communicate quarterly updates to parents
- Provide local school options and special education program information to parents
- Coordinate with contacts to provide additional resources that serve special needs kids to parents
- Attend expos and info fairs and meet with local agencies to educate about services offered
- Previous established relationships with area Military installations EFMP Coordinators, Pediatric Doctor’s Offices, Hospitals, Mental Health Practitioners, Community Advocates, etc.
- Must have experience working with children
- Bachelor’s degree, business preferred