Instructional Coordinator- ABA Autism

Employer
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Location
Downingtown, PA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 7, 2022

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Job Category
Administrator, Specialist / Coordinator, Teaching, Special Education Teacher, Autism Teacher
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Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children within educational environment that is focused on the most current treatment interventions in the area of Autism? Do you want to join a multi-disciplinary team with a strengths-based approach, emphasizing applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being an Instructional Coordinator at Devereux has its advantages! As an Instructional Coordinator you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

-Environment that is supportive, educational and clinically focused.

  • Opportunity to work directly with children diagnosed with Autism 1:1 within a structured classroom environment with Special Education Teachers, Behavior Analyst and Autism professionals.

-You will increase your knowledge and improve your skills related to behavior intervention, functional assessment and collaboration with a team that is inclusive and individualized.

-An excellent M-F 8am-4pm work schedule.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health's Center for Autism Research and Educational Services (CARES) Program, located in Downingtown, PA serves up to 60 children, ages 5 through 21, with a confirmed primary diagnosis of Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, or Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD/NOS).

Instructional Coordinator responsibilities :

  • Assist in establishing classroom environments that is conducive to maximum learning by maintaining structure and guiding students to socially appropriate behaviors
  • Responsible for the children's welfare, safety, and location at all times, including during arrival and dismissal
  • Work with the Special Education Teachers to implement skill acquisition and behavioral reduction programs individually and in small groups
  • Perform ongoing data collection and record keeping as directed by Special Education Teacher

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit https://jobs.devereux.org/#covid.

Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://benefits.devereux.org.

Keywords: Autism, ABA, Applied Behavioral Analysis, ASD, Teacher assistant, 1:1, teacher's aid

Qualifications

This position requires a High school diploma or GED. At least 18 years of age or older. Experience working with children or adolescents with Autism or ASD preferred. Valid Driver's License required.

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete required new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.

Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upward of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.

Work Environment: Regularly works inside areas that are adequately lighted and ventilated. Some fluctuations in temperature. Use of Protective equipment such as latex gloves, facial mask protective eye-wear, and gown. Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Some degree of physical involvement in exercise of Safe and Positive Approaches.

{Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate's understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children}

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/25/2021 9:34 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-21207

Category Education

Position Type Full-Time

Company

Founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country.  We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.

At Devereux, we are guided by our mission: To change lives by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.

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Website:
Telephone
623-594-9577
Location
2012 Renaissance Blvd
King of Prussia
Pennsylvania
19406
US
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