Behavior Instructor

  • A Change in Trajectory
  • Multiple Locations
  • Jan 08, 2020
Part time Childcare Entry Level Health Care

Job Description

Company Description:

A Change in Trajectory, Inc. (ACT) is a family-oriented agency that’s committed to narrowing the gap between the developmental path of individuals with special needs and those with typical development. We provide comprehensive behavioral services for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults with autism spectrum disorder and related disorders. We also provide parent education services. All our treatment modalities utilize evidence-based, state-of-the-art ABA strategies. We're equipped with highly professional, courteous staff who are respectful of privacy and are dedicated to the individuals they serve. Our operating model promotes personal growth and positive encouragement for families and team members.

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Job Description:

Provide behavior therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder and related disorders in their homes. Improve their quality of life by implementing individualized behavior support plans and appropriate developmental curriculum designed by Board Certified Behavior Analysts. The primary goal of our services is to help these children function more effectively in their everyday lives. Behavior Instructors collect data on all behaviors targeted and meet with their supervisors weekly to analyze the information that they’ve gathered and to participate in initial and ongoing training.

Core Requirements:

  • AA/AS or BA/BS completed or currently in-progress (highly desired)
  • Prior experience working with children (preferred)
  • Prior experience working with individuals with special needs (required)
  • Motivated to learn the Scientific theory of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply (sign language is a plus)
  • Additional opportunities are available for individuals who have completed 12 units or more of child development coursework

Additional Requirements:

  • Live scan fingerprint clearance
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Valid car insurance
  • Good driving record
  • Reliable transportation (Vehicle)
  • Able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Very receptive to feedback
  • Available to work weekday afternoons and/or evenings (no Exceptions)


Educational Incentives:

Eligible employees who have already completed their Bachelor’s Degrees are encouraged to enroll in a discounted Masters of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis degree cohort which meets the educational requirements necessary to become a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and takes place on a weekly basis at our Van Nuys office.