Company Description: Hillcrest Educational Centers is a private not-for-profit agency that provides a range of individualized and comprehensive clinical, psychological and special education services for children, adolescents and families in Berkshire County, MA and the Northeast. The students served by Hillcrest in nonresidential and residential programs have complex psychiatric, behavioral and/or developmental disorders, including autism, and a variety of high risk behaviors.
Hillcrest Educational Centers, with 4 sites located in the scenic Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts, serves over 109 students and provides full and part time employment to over 500 staff. 24 hours a day, year round delivery of services allows for flexible schedules for students finishing undergraduate or graduate degrees.
Hillcrest Educational Centers offers extremely competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package that includes tuition assistance, medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan.
To Commensurate With Experience
Pittsfield, Lenox, Great Barrington
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES?
NOW HIRING AT OUR PITTSFIELD LOCATION!
OUR STARTING SALARY JUST WENT UP BY $1/HR WITH AUTOMATIC $.50 INCREASE AT 6 MONTHS AND 12 MONTHS!
DID YOU KNOW?
•We have tuition assistance programs to support you earning a college degree
•We have a Student Loan Pay Down Program to reduce your college loan debt
•We offer 8 weeks paid leave for new moms to rest and recover
•We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance option so you can stay healthy
•Reduce your health insurance premiums with our Wellness Program credit
•Hillcrest has it's own dental office where you can make payment through payroll deduction if needed
•We have a 403B plan to help you save for retirement
•Two weeks of orientation training will support you in your new role
•On going monthly training will help you learn and grow
•We are a ParaPro Assessment site- take and pass the assessment and earn $.50 more an hours right away
•Participate in our Career Ladder and earn an extra $.50/hr in as little as 6 months with two additional increases of $.75/hr if you continue advancing on the ladder
WHAT OUR TEACHER ASSISTANTS DO?
•teacher’s assistants are responsible for the following:
•providing staff support in an educational/childcare environment
•performing paraprofessional work in assisting teachers and students in a 1:1 ratio setting
•working with children individually or in small groups by providing basic instruction in reading, writing, math, spelling, art, or other education-related activities.
•leading and supervising a variety of developmentally appropriate activities, as directed by assigned teacher(s).
•functioning as member of the Treatment team
Experience working with youth is preferred.
Respond through Indeed. You can visit our website at www.hillcrestec.org and go into our career section to complete your application.
Why work with Hillcrest? You will have the opportunity to:
•Challenge yourself professionally while contributing to the education of youth facing mental health/behavioral challenges
•Lend your expertise and collaborate with highly certified professionals
•Empathize with traumatized youth needing support
•Join a dedicated organization leading the field in residential treatment
•TRANSFORM LIVES OF THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND!!