Learn It Systems Autism Instructor - Full Time - Sign language fluency needed! in Sparks, Maryland

Trellis Services http://trellisservices.com, a Learn It Family of Companies division http://www.learnitsystems.com, is a progressive and innovative agency designed to provide therapeutic interventions tailored to children with autism. The Trellis School’s educational program is designed to build strong foundational communication, learner readiness, academic, social and play skills in young learners with autism and other language related disorders. The Trellis School incorporates the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) with a focus on B.F. Skinner’s Analysis of Verbal Behavior (VB). The program captures a learner’s motivation in order to teach and reinforce new skills. Because the effects of autism can be difficult for children, a school environment specifically for children with autism can offer services beyond the scope of special education in public schools.

As an Autism Instructor you will be responsible for providing 1:1 instruction for learners utilizing verbal behavior methodology under the guidance of a special educator/program manager. Autism Instructors work with children with autism and related communication disorders with learners in kindergarten to 8th grade. The hours are 7:45 am-3:45 pm Monday through Friday.

  • Develop and execute Natural Environment Teaching (NET) plans for learners that incorporate motivation, reinforcers, neutral items, mastered skills, and current acquisition skills.

  • Implement learners’ individualized behavior, toileting, and feeding protocols.

  • Teach and reinforce new and mastered skills to learn.

  • Implement learners’ individualized treatment plans.

  • Collect accurate data to monitor leaners’ progress.

  • Follow through on instructional recommendations made by a multidisciplinary team of highly trained professionals.

  • Prepare materials for individual learners.

  • Participate in internal team meetings and training workshops.

  • ASL/Sign Language fluency required - Includes pay-rate increase for fluency

  • Bachelor's degree required; degrees in a related field such as Psychology, Education, Special Education, Sociology, or Social Work preferred.

  • Experience working with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, related communication disorders, and/or developmental disabilities.

  • Knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Trellis Services offers a competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plans, 401(k), personal time off, and paid holidays.

Trellis Services/Learn It Systems is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

ID: 2018-3761

External Company URL: http://learnitsystems.com