Autism Aide - Preschool

US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2016-1038
# of Openings
1
Category
Child Care

Overview

Are you inspired by helping others? Are you passionate about making a difference in the life of a child?
 
Utah is 2nd in the nation for number of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Families are tired and desperately need YOU for guidance and help.
 
The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center for Learning is seeking a patient, kind, hard-working, full time Autism Aide who cares about being a positive influence in the lives of children with autism and their families. This position will positively influence children and youth in a structured classroom setting working with preschool age children/youth with autism.  Surround yourself with people who are equally committed and passionate about this great work! 
 
Location:  780 South Guardsman Way, SLC  84108 (close to U of U campus)
 
Schedule:  40 hrs M-F, Approx. 8:00 - 4:00
 
Pay:  $11.69/hr 
 
Benefits:  Yes…Valley provides a generous benefits package including retirement/savings, health and dental, health savings plans and an Employee Assistance Program. Other important benefits include life and disability insurance plans, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, sick leave, flexible spending plans and paid holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and tracking of care plan goals and reviews
  • Provide consistent behavior modification and assist with skills development in the classroom.
  • Assist autism specialists in implementing individualized and group programs that develop social and academic skills for elementary and secondary aged students with autism.
  • Assist in training staff and parents
 
At Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning we are an innovative, dedicated team who are inspired by helping children with autism lead fulfilling lives, one person at a time. We seek individuals who are compassionate, empathetic, team focused, seek excellence, are resilient, possess high integrity, and are fun to be with. 
 
Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning is a professional, therapeutic services organization with 90+ team members operating 19 classrooms that provide a comprehensive menu of treatment and services for ages 2-19 experiencing autism and co-occurring mental health disorders. We have a well trained and caring staff of teachers, aides, assistants, psychiatrist, and speech pathologist. We are a Utah based company with operations located in Salt Lake City.
 
We are deeply committed to our employees and provide intensive training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), including discrete trial training and behavior management techniques.  As you take advantage of these trainings there are periodic pay increases available as well as opportunities for advancement.
 
Oh the difference you will make.
 
Want to learn more about Carmen B. Pingree? Check out our website https://carmenbpingree.com/

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • BCaBA preferred.
  • Must have two years of related experience or education in the fields of special education, psychology, social services, early childhood education or other related fields with experience working with older students with autism.
  • Compassionate, patient enthusiasm

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