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Part-time Behavior Therapist, Autism (ABA) - Entry Level!
SPARKS Learning Center Manassas, VA

Part-time Behavior Therapist, Autism (ABA) - Entry Level!

SPARKS Learning Center
Manassas, VA
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Overview

Start your career with the Sparks Group!

 

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!

 

In the current market there are a number of jobs for you to consider. Take a few moments to watch this video to learn more about the important work our Behavior Technicians do each and every day!

 

Why work with LEARN Behavioral? Video link: https://lrnbvr.com/why-learn

 

 

Once you learn the ropes of ABA, opportunities are ripe for you to take on more responsibility and grow your career!

 

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.
  • Work part-time hours between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • 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 (RBT/BCAT) certification.
  • 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.

Qualifications

Do you have what it takes? Although we don't require specific experience, we do look for certain characteristics, including:

  • 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.
  • Meet the minimum age requirement of 18 (on or before the first day of employment).
  • 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 related field.
    • 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.

 

The Sparks Group 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.

Employment Type: OTHER

Address

SPARKS Learning Center

Manassas, VA
20108 USA

Industry

Healthcare

Posted date

April 18, 2024

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