Behavior Therapist - Public School Division

  • West Hartford, CT, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Beacon Services of Connecticut is a private group practice of behavior analysts, behavioral therapists and specialized therapists organized to provide intensive behavioral and instructional services to individuals with disabilities. This practice specializes in evidence-based treatment to young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). 

Job Description

Beacon Services of Connecticut is currently seeking a Behavior Therapist for our new Public School Division who will be responsible for the implementation of teaching and behavioral plans and programs developed by the BCBAs in schools. 

Responsibilities will include working one-on-one with children to help improve social, language and academic skills as well as implementing all teaching and behavioral protocols, providing continuity of programming in individual instruction and in the regular education classroom, and recording and summarizing all educational and behavioral data.  

The Behavior Therapist is assigned to a student for up to 184 school days and for the entire school day (including student arrival and departure).

Earn your Master's in Education with a concentration in Autism Spectrum Disorders and pursue your BCBA certification through the Cambridge College program!  We provide tuition support!  

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Education, Psychology, human services or related field
  • Must have personal vehicle to travel

Additional Information

Skills:

  • Ability to relate to students and be fun.
  • Strong communication skills to confidently report information to clinical staff and school team members.
  • Organizational Skills to effectively process, implement and teach programs.
  • Self-Confidence to work in a school environment.

To begin your career, please apply online by visiting our website at www.beaconct.org.

Selection for employment is made regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, handicap, genetic information, someone who is a member of, applies to perform, or has an obligation to perform, service in a uniformed military service of the United States, including the National Guard, on the basis of that membership, application or obligation; veteran status, or any other bases protected by law.