Job: Paraprofessional- (Teacher's Assistant) $300 SIGN ON BONUS!

Hillcrest Educational Centers
788 South St.

Fax:413 445-2693

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 150 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, student loan pay down, child care reimbursement, medical, dental, life, disability, and retirement plan.

Job Title:
Paraprofessional- (Teacher's Assistant) $300 SIGN ON BONUS!
Salary Range:Location:
18.00/hr Per Hour Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
<p>$300 SIGN ON BONUS!<br /><br />This is a year around (12 month) paraprofessional position. We would love to have you consider joining Hillcrest Educational Centers as a member of one of our teams. We are a premier human service organization with more than 35 years of experience improving the quality of life for special needs youth through education, clinical, and residential services.<br /><br />JOIN HILLCREST TODAY <br />Starting Salary- $18.00/hr<br /><br />We are a ParaPro Assessment site- take and pass the assessment and earn $.50 more an hours right away<br /><br />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<br /><br />As a Full Time employee, Hillcrest will offer you:<br />-Child care reimbursement<br />-Tuition assistance to support you earning a college degree- we reimburse up to $425 per credit hour<br />-Student Loan Pay Down Program to reduce your college loan debt<br />-Medical, dental, and vision insurance so you can stay healthy<br />-We pay for long term disability, as well as life insurance<br />-Reduce your health insurance premiums with our Wellness Program Stipend by $500 for an individual plan and $1000 for a family plan<br />- Get an annual wellness reimbursement of $200 to $400 through HNE when you invest in your health and wellbeing<br />- Free Teledoc physical and mental health services through HNE with no copay<br />-Hillcrest has it's own dental office where you can make payment through payroll deduction if needed<br />-403B plan to help you save for retirement<br />-Two weeks of orientation training<br /><br />NO EXPERIENCE? WE PROVIDE TRAINING TO PREPARE YOU FOR YOUR ROLE<br />-learn about the mission and culture of our organization<br />-listen to program leaders and staff as they share their experiences<br />-hear from a student panel about their challenges and successes<br />-get certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention<br />-get certified in 1st Aid and CPR<br />-spend a day doing a guided observation<br /><br />Why work with Hillcrest? You will have the opportunity to:<br />-Challenge yourself professionally while contributing to the education of youth facing mental health/behavioral challenges<br />-Lend your expertise and collaborate with highly certified professionals<br />-Empathize with traumatized youth needing support<br />-Join a dedicated organization leading the field in residential treatment<br />-TRANSFORM LIVES OF THOSE IN OUR COMMUNITY AND BEYOND!!<br /><br />Experience working with youth is preferred.<br /><br />Respond through BerkshireJobs. You can visit our website at and go into our career section to complete your application<br /><br />HILLCREST EDUCATIONAL CENTERS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER</p>