Employment Opportunities

The Birchtree Center is an expanding not-for-profit organization based in Newington, NH, that provides year-round educational services to students with autism ranging in age from 2-21 years.  The Birchtree Center offers comprehensive training and supervision within a supportive educational team environment.

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 Career Opportunities

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Clinical Instructor

This is a full-time position in our center-based program in Newington, NH. The qualified person will provide direct 1:1 instruction to a student with autism, utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis principles. Training and supervision are provided.

Some of the responsibilities include:

* One on one instruction and conducts, as appropriate, small group instruction

* Collects, tracks, graphs and analyzes data for assigned student(s)

* Assists with the development of student programming

* Maintains assigned student(s) individualized notebook of programs and data

* Prepares and implements teaching materials for assigned student(s)

* Communicates and works with designated families regarding educational concerns and opportunities and home and serving, for these families, as a communication link to the student(s) instructional team at Birchtree through daily communication logs, weekly phone calls and home visits

* Becomes knowledgeable and maintains an awareness of the contents of assigned students’ Individual Educational Plans (IEP) and all other related reports and evaluations

* Participates in team decisions, including the development of assigned student’s IEPs, and implements same in the classroom

* Accompanies students on trips in the community

Qualifications: A BA/BS in a related field is required; General Special Education certification and experience working with students with autism is a plus. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

To Apply: Please submit cover letter and resume to Sarah Ouellette, Human Resources Director, at sarahouellette@birchtreecenter.org.

 

Outreach Clinical Instructor (Manchester/Nashua Public School Based)

The Birchtree Center exists to promote independence, engaging relationships, and productive lives for children and youth with autism at home, at school, and in the community.  Our Outreach Clinical Instructors contribute to this mission by delivering programming to children and youth with autism in the public schools under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

We have a full time and part time opportunity available in the Manchester/Nashua area, working one on one with a student with autism.  The successful candidates will communicate and work with designated families with daily updates.   Our Outreach Clinical Instructors must have the ability to remain professional, compassionate, reliable, flexible, ethical, and objective without feedback as this is an extremely autonomous position.  They must be able to establish positive and collaborative working relationships with BCBAs, various team members and parents.

A BA/BS Degree in related field is preferred, but an Associate’s Degree with experience in the field will also be considered.  Experience working with children with autism is a plus.  The candidate must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

To perform essential functions of the job, must be physically capable of standing, stretching, bending, walking, and running. Must be capable of moving and thinking quickly under stressful situations.

For the right applicant, this is a very enjoyable, fun, and rewarding position with a great salary and benefits! Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to:  Sarah Ouellette, sarahouellette@birchtreecenter.org, HR Director, 2064 Woodbury Ave, Suite 204, Newington, NH. 03801

 

Part-Time Outreach Clinical Instructor(s)

The Birchtree Center exists to promote independence, engaging relationships, and productive lives for children and youth with autism at home, at school, and in the community. Our part-time Outreach Clinical Instructors contribute to this mission by delivering home-based programming to children and youth with autism under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.

We have several part-time opportunities available in NH. The positions we have available are usually for approximately 2 hours per day, 4 days a week. Most of the position hours run sometime between 3:30pm – 8:00pm. Periodically, weekend hours are available. These positions require the individual to work one on one with the child or teenager on skills such as self help, communication, leisure/recreational, physical fitness, and community behavior. The successful candidates will communicate and work with designated families with daily updates. Our Outreach Clinical Instructors must have the ability to remain professional, compassionate, reliable, flexible, ethical, and objective without feedback as this is an extremely autonomous position. They must be able to establish positive and collaborative working relationships with BCBAs, various team members and parents.

A BA/BS Degree in related field is preferred, but an Associate’s Degree with experience in the field will also be considered. Experience working with children with autism is a plus. The candidate must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

To perform essential functions of the job, must be physically capable of standing, stretching, bending, walking, and running. Must be capable of moving and thinking quickly under stressful situations.

For the right applicant, this is a very enjoyable, fun, and rewarding position with a great hourly rate of pay! Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to: Sarah Ouellette, Human Resources Director, at sarahouellette@birchtreecenter.org or 2064 Woodbury Ave, Suite 204, Newington, NH 03801.

 

Occupational Therapist
(full time or part time)

The Birchtree Center is an expanding not-for-profit organization based in Newington, NH, that provides year-round educational services to students with autism ranging in age from 3-21 years. The Birchtree Center offers comprehensive training and supervision within a supportive educational team environment.

We are currently looking for an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team! The Occupational Therapist will be the leader in the creation, implementation and overall supervision of the OT program in our school. They will be responsible for the evaluation and collaboration with other team members in order to facilitate the development of IEPs and individualized OT programs. The Occupational Therapist will integrate OT programming within the framework of Applied Behavior Analysis. The OT will consult with non-occupational therapy support personnel (Clinical Instructors) to achieve student outcomes. This person will also provide continuing education and in-services for school personnel and parents.

Position Requirements: A graduate degree from an accredited occupational therapy professional program is required. Experience working with students with autism. Must be registered and/or eligible for certification by the NBCOT and must hold a current license from the NH Occupational Therapy Governing Board.

The Birchtree Center offers a competitive salary and EXCEPTIONAL benefits to its team! All interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Sarah Ouellette, Human Resources Director, at sarahouellette@birchtreecenter.org.

 

Receptionist

This is a full-time Receptionist position in our center-based school program for children with autism in Newington, NH. We are looking for someone who will become the voice and face of The Birchtree Center. Someone who is warm and welcoming and can handle multiple tasks at once. Responsibilities for the Receptionist include; greeting visitors, answering calls, clerical support to the management staff, daily attendance, calendar management, processing mail, using MS Office computer programs, and various other administrative tasks as needed. The person in this role needs to be comfortable interacting with staff, parents, the general public and our students with autism.

The ideal candidate will posses an upbeat attitude, be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills. We are looking for a candidate with at least one year of office experience. Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Our benefits are hard to beat! Come work with our great team – a big part of our philosophy is FUN!

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter and salary history to Sarah Ouellette (Human Resources Director) at sarahouellette@birchtreecenter.org.

 

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The Birchtree Philosophy

The Birchtree staff has created a “Birchtree Philosophy” statement that describes how we work and the values we share:

  • BE THERE: Support one another in everything we do.

  • BE KIND: Treat everyone with respect and compassion.

  • HAVE FUN: Enjoy every moment and make learning fun.

  • PROMOTE POSITIVITY: Smiles are contagious.

See photos of Birchtree’s programs in action!

As directed by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), we have an Asbestos Management Plan available in The Birchtree Center’s Human Resources Office.

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