A substitute ABA teacher’s primary job responsibility is to implement curriculum programs & behavior intervention for students with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities under the Lead teacher’s supervision. The substitute ABA teacher also assists in data collection behavior plans. The substitute ABA Teacher is responsible for assisting in group instruction and adaptation of the education program to enable students to benefit from educational experiences. The substitute ABA Teacher implements curriculums based upon Applied Behavior Analysis including discrete trial training, task analyses and other research based curriculum modifications, and works 1:1 with students.
We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to helping students with Autism & Behavioral challenges make progress through independence. The position is per diem (as needed). Our programs are year round with breaks between the summer session and the fall. Additionally, we align with many public school vacations and holidays.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in ABA, psychology, teaching, or related field
- Coursework/training in working with the special needs population, including Autism, mentally handicapped, emotionally handicapped, varying exceptionalities, and/or language speech impaired.
- Minimum two years’ successful experience in ABA/teaching field (within the past five years)
- Master’s degree in ABA, psychology, teaching, or related field
- Valid teaching certification
- Flexibility in teaching area (multiple certifications or experience)
- Extra-curricular abilities and interest:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Teaching experience within the Autism/ behaviorally challenged population
- Experience in a classroom setting/ or with children.
- Experience with Verbal Behavior programs preferred but not required.
- Ability to interact with all levels of individuals
- Computer skills including MS Office
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
- Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents and others
- Strong attention to detail
- Enthusiasm for working with children with special needs.
- Responsible and caring attitude for the population we serve
- Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness
- Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn
- Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators, support staff, and community agencies
- Bi-lingual, a plus