• Autism Assistant - Adolescents

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Child Care
  • Overview

    Company: Valley Behavioral Health


    Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning is Utah’s premier program for the treatment of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  We are proud to provide nationally recognized cutting-edge, evidence-based treatment.  Operated by Valley Behavioral Health, the Center provides behavioral and educational services to students, conducting and supporting research into the causes of autism and effective interventions. We assist families in coping with the challenges presented by autism, and train current and future teachers and professionals in best practices and procedures.


    We are seeking a patient, kind, hard-working individual who cares about being a positive influence in the lives of children with autism and their families. This position provides behavioral support and stability in our classrooms.


    Pay: $10.60 and will be eligible for Pay for Performance bonuses (up to $1000 per quarter).



    Location: 780 South Guardsman Way, SLC, UT  84108


    Schedule: Part-Time M-F; 30-36 Hrs/week

                     Mon - Thurs 8am - 3pm & Fri 8am - 12pm plus 3 bus rides per week.


    Benefits: Part time employees who average at least 30 hours a week are eligible for our health insurance benefits.



    Oh the difference you will make.



    • Assist teachers in providing behavior management training for children with autism
    • Classroom size is typically 10-12 children
    • Duties may include free-choice, play activities, games, gym time and instructional sessions
    • Help children follow directions
    • Assist teachers with implementing social skills development with activities such as dramatic play, social games that incorporate turn taking and sharing and outdoor play
    • Assist with self-help and care routines such as snack, lunch, tooth brushing, toileting and eating skills
    • Provide accurate and timely documentation
    • Ride and assist with behavior management on the bus 2 runs/wk
    • Career ladder and incentive available based on performance
    • Diversity creates a healthy atmosphere 


    • No experience required
    • Must be dependable, organized and observant
    • Work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Must be detail-oriented and able to keep accurate documentation
    • University students pursuing a future career in this area are encouraged to apply as this is an excellent avenue for gaining specialized and practical experience

    Want to learn more about Carmen B. Pingree? Check out our website https://carmenbpingree.com/


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