Lead Therapist/Teacher

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Are you an ABA therapist who has worked as a Lead teacher in an ABA-based early intervention classroom or an Early years’ teacher who has worked with kids with autism? Apply now!

Our client is a center for special needs established in 2013, they provide child-centered and evidence-based early detection and intervention for children with developmental delays.


Responsibilities:


  • Lead Therapist of Early Intervention Program responsible for the design, implementation, and management of the clinical/educational program in the Early Intervention classroom.
  • Prepare and implement the curriculum based on the students’ individual needs, to meet the objectives of individualized education plans, including revising or adapting regular educational curriculum to meet objectives.
  • Oversee development of individualized education plans for students.
  • Observe, record, and report the progress and behavior of the students, including maintaining daily records during the day.
  • Plan and implement programing and curriculum for group activities. Design creative activities based on the monthly themes and learning objectives.
  • Supervise, support, and train the Assistant Teacher.
  • Ensure targeted objectives are always imbedded into clinical/ educational activities.
  • Collaborate with clinical team and other professionals to develop clinical and educational programs to benefit all students.
  • Monitor and evaluate students’ educational and behavioral progress through regular meetings, routine observations, daily and weekly review of data and weekly clinical meetings with Clinical Director/Team Leader (as relevant).
  • Apply behavioral principles consistently in all interactions with students/ clients.
  • Consistently implement behavior plans to reduce student socially inappropriate behavior and promote appropriate social behavior.
  • Work with clients, consultants, staffs, families, and community to implement child’s treatment plan.
  • Submit reports, IEPs and evaluations (as required) in a timely manner.
  • Ensure professional communication of students’ progress to parents.
  • Implement personnel policies, including disciplinary procedures, as needed.
  • Conduct program orientation for new staff.
  • Provide direct training on new educational and behavior programs.
  • Become fluent in the understanding of the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment, Placement Program (VB-MAPP).


Requirements:

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  • Must have a Bachelors’/Masters’ degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Education, Early Childhood Studies, Psychology etc.).
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of experience working with special needs children, including autism.
  • Must have experience in a supervisory role for at least 2 years.
  • Implement all safety and emergency procedures.
  • Show a positive and supportive attitude toward the center and its policies.
  • Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance.
  • Accept and utilize feedback from staff and supervisor(s).
  • Communicate in a professional and respectful manner with parents, therapists and clients.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships within a multidisciplinary team
  • Present oneself in a polished, professional demeanor at all times. 

Are you the one we are looking for ?

Are you the one we are looking for ?

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