Behavior Therapist, Autism (ABA) - Entry Level!
Company: Autism Spectrum Therapies
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: June 22, 2022
Overview:Start your career with Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST)!
Committing to excellence pays...
Join one of the fastest-growing fields in healthcare in an
entry-level job that lets you work with kids and spend your day
doing meaningful work. As a Behavior Technician, you will help kids
with autism learn and grow!
Do you cringe at the thought of a life tied to a desk, preferring
hands-on work that gets you up and moving? Do you want to help
others, while bringing home a paycheck in one of the fastest
growing fields in healthcare? Do you crave work-life balance-and
dare to have a life outside of work?
If so, you might be a good fit for a behavior technician position,
an entry-level career that involves helping children with autism
spectrum disorder (ASD), a range of conditions that can affect a
kid's ability to socialize, play, and communicate. Our behavior
techs undergo free training to work with our team to deliver
applied behavior analysis (ABA), a therapy that uses play-based
activities to help kids build skills.
Once you learn the ropes of ABA, opportunities are ripe for you to
take on more responsibility, grow your career, and even earn a
promotion in as little as six months!
So, what are you waiting for?Responsibilities:Backed by the support
and supervision of our awesome staff, you would:
- Work with kids (18 months to school age) with autism and
special needs in their homes or in one of our centers.
- This position will be providing services in: San Marcos,
Escondido, Carlsbad and surrounding areas
- Gain training and skills to support a career in behavior
analysis, behavioral health, teaching, occupational therapy, speech
language pathology, counseling, mental health, and parenting.
- Become eligible to earn your registered behavior technician
- Create lasting, positive change for children and their
families.If you work full-time, you can earn up to 15 days of paid
time off (PTO) after 90 days of employment. If you work part-time,
you're eligible for sick leave.
Pay starting at $19 and up for experience! New hires hired at the
entry level rate of $19, after successfully completing 250 hours in
the field, will receive a $2.00 per hour raise, a $500 bonus, and a
promotion to Behavior Technician II. Raise, incentive, and
promotion will be effective the pay period after 250 hours are
completed. This can take place in as little as 10
weeks!Qualifications:Do you have what it takes? Although we don't
require specific experience, we do look for certain
- A genuine desire to help children with autism and their
families achieve goals.
- A steady supply of compassion, empathy, enthusiasm, kindness,
goodwill, and reliability.
- Strong curiosity and a desire (or, at least, a willingness) to
learn about autism, learning differences, and ABA.
- The ability to master the latest TikTok dance craze. (Just
kidding.)Oh, and we actually require:
- A high school diploma or equivalent.
- Eligibility to work in the United States.
- Availability to work a consistent weekly schedule: morning,
afternoon, and/or evenings.
- The ability to pass a background check.
- Reliable transportation/Valid Driver's License
- Not to mention, it is a plus if you:
- Are bi-lingual, with English/Spanish fluency.
- Studied, majored, or minored in psychology, education, special
education, child care, behavioral health, health science, or a
- Have experience working with children, whether as a babysitter,
nanny, tutor, teacher, coach, camp counselor, or some other form of
childcare.Physical requirements vary and are based on specific
client assignments. You may be asked to engage in any of the
following: push, pull, lift up to 35 pounds, and move quickly,
according to client needs. It is necessary to be able to sit on the
floor, stoop, stand, walk, and run.
Autism Spectrum Therapies (AST) is part of LEARN Behavioral, a
national organization dedicated to nurturing the unique potential
of children with autism and special needs. LEARN serves communities
from coast to coast. And we're growing every day.
LEARN Behavioral is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Candidates interested in the following positions will find this
role similarly rewarding and are encouraged to apply: teacher,
psychologist, behavior analyst, speech and language pathologist,
occupational therapist, social worker, home health aide (HHA),
teacher aide, child care worker, instructor, counselor, education
assistant, home care worker, caregiver, mental health therapist,
childcare assistant, paraprofessional, life skills coach.
This position is similar to the following positions at other
companies: behavioral technician, behavior therapist, registered
behavior technician, RBT, board certified autism therapist, BCAT,
behavior treatment technician, ABA tutor, line therapist, behavior
interventionist, autism instructor, licensed behavior analyst, and
board certified behavior analyst.COVID Message:The health and
well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost
importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of
COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to
clients, while maintaining safety for everyone. Please consider our
practices on Face Coverings, Daily Health Screenings, and Employee
Vaccinations below before applying for one of our open positions:
- Face Coverings - LEARN follows the CDC's guidance and in most
locations, face coverings are optional. There are a few exceptions
where continued use of face coverings, such as local county and/or
payor mandates, is required. Please note that as the CDC guidance
changes, LEARN's face covering practices will also change.
- Daily Health Screenings - We follow local county guidelines,
and may adjust this practice as COVID-19 cases in your area
- Employee Vaccination Status - Employees may be required to be
vaccinated in accordance with local health requirements. It is also
anticipated that vaccinations will be required in the future in
order to comply with Executive and State/Local or Payor Mandates.
Please carefully consider the potential for this requirement, if
you are unvaccinated, when applying for this position.
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