Jan 13, 2024

ABA Tech/ABA Tutor - Secondary

  • TrulyHired
  • Lexington, MA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Position Title: ABA Tech/ABA Tutor - Secondary

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Building Principal, Evaluation Team Supervisor and/or ABA Coordinator

Terms of Employment: Paraprofessional Staff (214 days min) with benefits according to the LEA Unit C collective bargaining agreement.

32.5-37.25 hours per week, $31.06 per hour. This position, is known as a Student Support Instructor (SSI) in Lexington.

The Student Support Instructor (SSI), is responsible for working directly with students who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, implementing individualized academic and behavior programs. This position provides instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, including discrete trial instruction, task analysis, and naturalistic teaching techniques.

The position may require working in the home setting, where the SSI implements programs to increase appropriate social skills and activities of daily living, and facilitates social interactions when necessary. The SSI at times may need to attend to the personal needs and safety of students, including escorts, toileting, toilet training, and supervision during lunch.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Classroom experience preferred
  • ABA experience preferred
Responsibilities:
  • works directly with students who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • implements individualized academic and behavior programs
  • provides instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), including discrete trial instruction, task analysis, and naturalistic teaching techniques
  • implements student-specific behavior plans to decrease challenging behaviors and increase functional behaviors
  • collects ongoing data and summarizes the data to monitor students' progress
  • implements programs in the home to increase appropriate social skills and activities of daily living, and facilitates social interactions when necessary
  • models implementation of academic and behavior programs for parents
  • gathers and maintains students' materials, data sheets, and program notebooks
  • responsible for any other duties assigned
Sample Middle/High Schedule:

2 days/week: 7:30a-3:15p

2 day/week: 7:30a-4:15p

1 day/week: 7:30a-5:00p - 3;15-5:00 home services

Total: 40 hours/week

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be willing and able to physically manage students if needed.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands or arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Experience and commitment to working in a racially and culturally diverse teaching and learning community.

Applicants for employment are considered without regard to age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.

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