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Program Instructor

Program Instructor

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US-CA-Culver City
Caregiver / Direct Support
Regular Part-Time
Not applicable

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United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) is one of the leading non-profit companies in caring for individuals with developmental disabilities. Founded in 1945, UCPLA has been providing services, programs, resources, and support groups for individuals and their families with special needs including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down syndrome, and general developmental delays. At UCPLA, we believe that each client is special and unique in their own way and they all deserve quality service and care.


With over 70 years of experience, UCPLA is ready to help you build a rewarding career in a large non-profit direct care provider of services in Southern California. Consider joining our team to help our clients choose and participate in lifestyles that enable them to live in and contribute to their own communities. Help us make a difference. We have a supportive staff ready to help you to learn your new position. We encourage you to apply. Opportunities for growth available.  


We offer competitive starting salaries and benefits to full-time staff: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Life Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Holiday Benefits, Vacation Benefits, Paid Sick Leave Benefits, Referral Bonus Plan, and Retirement Plan.


Contact our Human Resources representative for more information.


UCPLA is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates. UCPLA also considers qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in the City of L.A. pursuant to the L.A. Fair Chance Ordinance.


  • Develops lesson plans for individuals with developmental disabilities consistent with Individual Service Plan (ISP) objectives
  • Manages day-to-day classroom activities consistent with ISP objectives
  • Assures that clients are clean and safe from harm or injury
  • Documents and completes client notes, assuring they are accurate and consistent with client behavior
  • Implements quality behavior intervention plans
  • Assists clients with community-based activities consistent with ISP objectives



  • Must be over 18 years of age
  • At least one year of experience working with people with developmental disabilities in a service or educational setting
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to communicate and work professionally and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to successfully pass all employee screening requirements, including criminal background check, drug screening, physical exam, and provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Ability to run, push, pull, bend, squat, kneel, lift, and transfer clients (with assistance of others and mechanical lift)
  • CPR and First-Aid certified