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Enhanced Support Provider (ESP)

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Date Posted: January 3rd, 2023

Abacus Staffing a leading provider of comprehensive employment/placement solutions is seeking market talent. We offer meaningful and long-term employment opportunities, comprehensive pay structure and outstanding customer service to a workforce of more than 20,000 nationally.


Enhanced Support Providers (ESP) work with students as part of an intervention team. ESP implement prepared academic and behavioral instructional programs in school. ESP work 1:1 with groups of students. Students may range in age from three through twenty-one. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Implementation of written instructional and behavior plans and collection of necessary documentation;
  • Collaboration with other team members;
  • Communication with lead teacher and case manager;  Ability to submit to and pass background checks; and
  • Assist with the areas of adaptive skills that may include toileting, feeding, dressing, selfhelp and positioning in adaptive equipmentJdevices.


The ESP will work under the direction of Behavior Specialist/classroom teacher(s). As part of the duties, the ESP will:

  • Work with assigned student(s) as per the assignment schedule;
  • Implement ABA principles with fidelity with all students;
  • Maintain accurate and complete records for each academic and behavior program;
  • Implement specific behavior protocols including crisis intervention;
  • Attend all required trainings conducted by St. Mary's County Public Schools;  Demonstrate all skills as outlined in St. Mary's County Public Schools' trainings;  Maintain orderly work areas;
  • Maintain confidentiality for all students and families;
  • Maintain and submit duty logs and submit according to payroll procedures;
  • Maintain rapport and professional communication with staff;
  • Support students with significant behavioral, emotional and/or academic needs in large and small group settings;
  • Work in pull-out settings with students;
  • Maintain records on instructional programs;
  • Attend and participate in training sessions; and
  • Implement appropriate protocols in crisis situations.


  • High School Diploma
  • Willingness to work with students who present with challenging behaviors and/or intensive learning needs


Temporary/hourly position, with a maximum of 35 hours per week.

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Join the Abacus family of more than 27,000 employees assigned to top-rated clients, nationally.

Why Abacus?

  • Competitive Pay Rates
  • Excellent Culture
  • Meaningful Employment
  • Potential for Growth

When you apply, your experience may be considered across business verticals:

  • Abacus Staffing – Multi-Client General Staffing
  • Abacus Solution Group – Professional Placement
  • Harrison Richard Group – Accounting & Finance
  • Abacus Security Services

Employment opportunities include a wide range of placement options: project-based, temporary to permanent hire, part-time, contract-basis, direct hire and on-demand placement.

Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience in this position
  • Flexibility to align your experience with a broad range of assignments
  • Meet physical, aptitude, educational and minimum experience criteria

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