Special Education ABA Instructor (Full Time) - Staten Island, NY

Wage: TBD
Department: Clinical
Posted: March 27, 2017
  Location: New York City
(Staten Island)


We are seeking a dedicated Special Educator to join our New York City team. As a Special Education provider in NYC, you can work in your borough of choice as we have positions available in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. This is a full-time role that will apply the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, ABA, with children on the spectrum. Training provided! View this exciting job and come join our team!

Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services believes that early intervention and preschool/school-aged services make a difference. Achieve Beyond provides pediatric therapy services to children and students ages 0-21, aiding each child to reach their full potential through education, therapy, and family support services in over 30 different languages. Achieve Beyond provides services throughout New York including all the 5 boroughs of New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley Region. We also provide services throughout the United States in many other locations such as CA, VA, NJ, and TX. We offer initial screenings, parent or school consultations and comprehensive evaluations. Our professional and licensed staff is committed to serving special needs children with physical and developmental disabilities/delays. Services are provided in home, clinic, or community environments.

We are always seeking dedicated clinicians to join our growing team! Our jobs are rewarding and we truly believe that each clinician makes a difference. Please view our current job opportunities and apply here!

Locations:

Positions available in New York City - Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island

Job Functions:

The Special Education ABA Instructor is responsible for:

  • Providing ABA special instruction to children aged 0-3 in the Early Intervention program.
  • Conducting one-on-one sessions with children to improve their development of cognition, behavioral, communication, self-help and social emotional skills
  • Creating a program book and instructional materials to support and measure child’s progress, and implement achievable functional goals
  • Developing and implementing individualized services plans for assigned cases to meet the child’s specific needs, interests and abilities
  • Collaborating with parents and the interdisciplinary team members such as speech therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, etc., to develop and or modify program activities in order to maximize the child’s functional skills
  • Training parents in carry over activities and techniques to promote the child’s functional and behavioral development throughout the week and in between sessions
  • Preparing daily session notes, quarterly progress reports, and or justification letters, and document the child’s progress toward meeting established objectives and according to Early Intervention rules and regulations
  • Participating in interdisciplinary team conferences, parent conferences, case conferences, as mandated by the NYC Early Intervention program.


Requirements:

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Education: Master’s Degree in Special Education

Certification: Students with Disabilities Birth – 2 Initial or Professional certification OR Permanent Special Education certificate OR Permanent TSHH certificate OR TSLD Initial or Professional certification OR NYS certified School Psychologist.

Experience: Early Intervention and/or homebased experience preferred, but not required.

Communication Skills: Bilingual English/Spanish, strongly preferred.

Technical Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office skills

Other Skills:

  • Solid interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure, and as part of a team.

Other Requirements:

Successful completion of ABA Training. Training is available at Achieve Beyond.

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