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All Carpe Diem Academy teachers are qualified according to the Florida Department of Education to have one of the following requirements:

1. Bachelor's Degree or higher in any subject area
2. Three or more years of teaching experience
3. Special skills, knowledge or expertise that qualifies them to provide instruction in the subject taught


ESE Teacher

State certified teacher with at least 2 years of experience.

Instruct through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in one or more subjects such as English, mathematics, science and social studies.

Teacher must employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory of each individual student.

Prospect teacher should be able to plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.

Maintains accurate and complete student records, and prepares reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.

Works well with others, brainstorming and being organized are essential characteristics for this type of job.

Dealing with parents, administration and other teachers requires a professional attitude and the ability to work under pressure. Experience is required with federal paperwork such as IEP, or Individualized Educational Plan, that outlines the necessary supports, accommodations and goals for an individual child.

Be able to work with children who can vary from mild to severe disabilities, using specialized techniques to help them reach their goals.

Collaborate with other staff to help a child improve. This can include regular education, art, music and physical educational teachers, support staff, physical, occupational, speech and behavioral therapists and administration.

Responsible for doing record keeping on a child’s progress, dealing with problem behaviors and serving as a source of information and support in IEP meetings. 

Assess students’ skills and determine their educational needs
Adapt general lessons to meet students’ needs
Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student
Plan activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
Discuss students’ progress with parents, other teachers, counselors, and administrators
Supervise and mentor teacher assistants who work with students with disabilities
Prepare and help students transition from grade to grade and from school to life outside of school
ABA experience is a PLUS!


ESE Teacher Assistants

Provides classroom support to the classroom teacher.
Make copies
Tutoring students one-on-one or in groups
Taking attendance and monitoring student progress.
Prepare classroom equipment and instructional materials for lessons
Instruct students in proper classroom procedures and behavior
Collaborate with teachers on a regular basis regarding student progress.
Adapt instructional materials as necessary to meet individual students' progress.
Certification in CPR and first aid
Excellent communication skills
Patience when dealing with students
Resourceful and able to modify instructional materials as needed for students
Able to maintain focus and control in chaotic environments


Occupational Therapist

  • - Complete and maintain necessary records.
    - Evaluate patients' progress and prepare reports that detail progress.
    - Test and evaluate patients' physical, mental, and developmental abilities and analyze medical data to determine client-centered rehabilitation goals for patients.
    - Implement client-centered activities that will help individuals learn, play, and engage in meaningful occupations within the limits of their mental and physical capabilities.
    - Plan, organize, and conduct occupational therapy programs in Carpe Diem to help rehabilitate those impaired because of illness, injury, or psychological or developmental problems.
    - Recommend changes in patients' school or home environments, consistent with their needs and capabilities.
    - Consult with the rehabilitation team to select activity programs and coordinate occupational therapy with other therapeutic activities and disciplines.
    - Help clients improve developmental skills, activities of daily living, school-based skills, decision making, abstract reasoning, memory, sequencing, coordination and perceptual skills, using therapeutic activities.
    - Develop and participate in health promotion programs, group activities, or discussions to promote client health, facilitate social skills, improve self-regulation, and prevent regressions.
    - Collaborate with other staff and disciplines to help a child improve. This can include regular teachers, support staff, physical, speech and behavioral therapists and administration.


Speech Language Pathologist

          Identify the speech and communication difficulty or disorder.

  • ·  Assess the cause and nature of the problem, for example, congenital problems (such as cleft palate) or acquired disorders after a stroke or injury.

  • ·  Devise and deliver a suitable treatment program, working on a one-to-one basis or in groups, to enable. each of your clients to improve as much as possible.

  • ·  Review and revise the program as appropriate.

  • ·  Advise careers on implementing a treatment program and train other professionals in therapy delivery.

  • ·  Monitor and evaluate your clients' progress.

  • ·  Write confidential client case notes and reports, as well as information for clients, careers and other professionals.

  • ·  Manage a caseload while taking into account priority cases, waiting lists, successful outcomes, referral and discharge of service users.

  • ·  Work within a team to improve the effectiveness of service delivery. 


Physical Therapist

  • ·  Provide educational information about physical therapy and physical therapists, injury prevention, ergonomics and ways to promote health.

  • ·  Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients.

  • ·  Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating the data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention.

  • ·  Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit.

  • ·  Administer manual exercises, massage and/or traction to help relieve pain, increase the patient's strength, and decrease or prevent deformity and crippling.

  • ·  Confer with the patient, medical practitioners and appropriate others to plan, implement and assess the intervention program.

  • ·  Review physician's referral and patient's medical records to help determine diagnosis and physical therapy treatment required.

  • ·  Obtain patients' informed consent to proposed interventions.

  • ·  Discharge patient from physical therapy when goals or projected outcomes have been attained and provide for appropriate follow-up care or referrals.

  • ·  Test and measure patient's strength, motor development and function, sensory perception, functional capacity, and respiratory and circulatory efficiency and record data.

  • ·  Identify and document goals, anticipated progress and plans for reevaluation.

  • ·  Provide information to the patient about the proposed intervention, its material risks and expected benefits and any reasonable alternatives.

  • ·  Inform the patient when diagnosis reveals findings outside their scope and refer to an appropriate practitioner.

  • ·  Direct and supervise supportive personnel, assessing their competence, delegating specific tasks to them and establishing channels of communication.

  • ·  Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet and infrared lamps, and ultrasound machines.

  • ·  Evaluate, fit, and adjust prosthetic and orthotic devices and recommend modification to orthotic.

  • ·  Construct, maintain and repair medical supportive devices. 


Behavioral Therapist

  • -  Provide intensive individualized therapy services directed toward the development and/or enhancement of skills necessary for emotional, cognitive, behavioral, language, and interpersonal growth of the student.

  • -  Use appropriate applied behavior teaching, communication, and reinforcement techniques consistently.

  • -  Accurately completes all required documentation and data collection daily.

  • -  Assist the parents and/or teachers in devising special strategies for reinforcing material or skills based on a sympathetic understanding of the individual student, his/her needs, interests, and abilities.

  • -  Supervise, observe and assist the assigned student at all times, including escorting the student during all transitions and lunch or as prescribed in the student’s IEP.

  • -  Maintain the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about the student as is expected of fully licensed teachers.

  • -  Participate in in-service training programs as assigned. 


Lead Mental Health Counselor

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete Bio-psychosocial evaluations, create Treatment Plans, and Treatment Plan Reviews.
  • Complete and maintain progress notes.
  • Schedule appointments and coordinate sessions for group and individual therapy.
  • Exercise educational and behavioral interventions to attend the students and clients’ needs in the classroom, home and in the community.
  • Communicate and maintain an interdisciplinary work ethic to help children improve in all areas with deficiencies.
  • Promote and assist children in their participation of recreational activities.
  • Maintain an effective communication with teachers, parents, and administrators.


Registered Behavior Technician™

Applied Behavior Analysis is the use of these techniques and principles to bring about meaningful and positive change in behavior. The Behavior Technician provides direct one-on-one behavioral interventions to teach communication, social, and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors in the home, community, and school settings. 

Responsibilities and Duties

-  Collects treatment plan data
- Applies feedback and training on Registered Behavior Technician™ performance given by the lead BCBAs® or BCaBAs®
- Provides behavior support inside and outside of the home or classroom when applicable
- Attends a variety of training sessions and other related company meetings
- Adheres to applicable laws, rules, and regulations specified by regulatory agencies
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Positions available Full Time & Part Time
- Registered Behavior Technician™ Certification from the Behavior Analysis Certification Board®
- People interested pursuing a career in psychology, social work or education
- Pursuing degree in psychology, social work or education combined with 2 years of Applied Behavior Analysis Experience
- Medicaid Provider ID
- Capable of passing Level 2 Background Check
- In service trainings - CPR, HIPAA, OSHA, HIV, Zero Tolerance, etc

* RBTs® credential Required
* Medicaid Provider number Required
* Experience Preferred
* Bachelor's degree Preferred
* Ability to speak, read, and write English fluently



Office and Administration

Office Administrators have many responsibilities within the School and Clinical environment, some of their other duties include to:

  • Coordinate activities throughout the company to ensure efficiency and maintain compliance with company policy
  • Supervise members of the administrative staff, equally dividing responsibilities to improve performance
  • Manage agendas, event and field trip plans, and appointments for upper management
  • Manage emails, letters, packages, phone calls, and other forms of correspondence
  • Support bookkeeping and budgeting procedures for the company
  • Create and update databases and records for financial information, personnel, student, patient, and other data
  • Track and replace office supplies as necessary to avoid interruptions in standard front office procedures
  • Submit reports and prepare proposals and presentations as needed
  • Assist colleagues whenever there is an opportunity to do so