ABA Clinic Therapists and Classroom Teaching Assistants/Para-Professionals (Full & Part-Time)

ABA Clinic Therapists and Classroom Teaching Assistants/Para-Professionals  (Full & Part-Time)

Jacksonville School for Autism (JSA) and JSA Clinical Group are seeking candidates for our Clinic and Classroom Programs.

  • JSA Clinical Group is seeking experienced individuals to provide ABA services to students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Jacksonville School for Autism is seeking experienced classroom teaching assistants who are skilled in working with students with complex communication and behavioral disorders.

ABA Clinic Therapist Qualifications

ABA Clinic Therapist Educational Preferences:

  • Clinic Therapist Preferred Certified Candidate(s) will have BCBA or BCaBA certification
  • Non Certified Candidates with RBT Certification preferred
  • Clinic Therapist Experience with ABLLS-R and the VB-MAPP
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Education, Psychology, or a related field and are working towards board certification are invited to apply

Clinic Therapist Required Therapeutic Skills & Experience:

  • Clinic Therapists:   Prefer a minimum of 2 years experience in a teaching and capacity working with children across the autism spectrum at the preschool to high school level capacity
  • Experience conducting preference assessments, skills assessments and functional behavior assessments
  • Lead Clinic Therapist position will require IEP Development, Functional Analyses, Academic Assessments,  Social Skills/Functional Skills Training as well as general Program Development.
  • Clinic Therapists will work under close supervision of JSA Clinic Director and be required to implement Behavior Intervention Programs (BIPS) to decrease problem behaviors and increase skills using a Verbal Behavior errorless teaching approach.
  • Data collection, graphing, program monitoring and skills tracking will be required along with the completion of all insurance reports and progress updates.
  • Experience in goal development and report writing
  • Ability to interact well with children, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a therapy team member
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to generate and submit necessary reports in a timely manner
  • Ability to accept feedback, and implement recommendations for programming

Classroom Teaching Assistant / Para-Professional

Classroom Educational Preferences:

  • Bachelors Degree in Education, Psychology, or a related field preferred but not required.

Classroom Teaching Assistant Required Skills & Experience:

  • Experience in self-contained classroom
  • Experience conducting preference assessments, skills assessments and functional behavior assessments
  • Experience in IEP goal implementation and data collection
  • Ability to interact well with children, parents and other professionals
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a therapy team member
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to generate and submit necessary reports in a timely manner
  • Ability to accept feedback, and implement recommendations for programming

Other Job Requirements for ALL Job Positions

  • No prior criminal history and have a valid license to drive and proof of valid insurance.
  • Proficient in using Word & Excel
  • Physical ability to run, jump, get on/off the floor, bend and help carry and transport students in times of Aggression/SIB Behavior. Push/pull 75 pounds (e.g., move school tables/training materials) and lift/support 25 pound of weight (e.g., client).

Benefits:

  • Full Health Benefits Package (Health/Dental/Vision/401K)
  • Competitive employee compensation including 5 weeks paid holidays  & personal paid time off
  • Compensation for training time – 14 days paid Training/Planning Days
  • Professional Training & Development
  • Direct Supervision by BCBA & Certified Teachers
  • Flexible work schedules for work/family balance
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Access to a multidisciplinary team with opportunity for supervision hours