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Instructor - ABA Special Education Paraprofessional

Company: May Institute
Location: Chicopee
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

The May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities West Springfield and Chicopee campuses are currently accepting resumes for a full-time Instructor to provide educational services to children and adolescents, ages 3-22, with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. We provide full-day, year-round educational and vocational services for children and adolescents from preschool to age 22, using proven methods of treatment and teaching based on the latest clinical and applied research.Come join our dynamic team! As an Instructor, you would be placed in a classroom to support students individually in our 1:1 student to staff ratio school. You will receive in - depth training with each student in your class and rotate to work with several students in your classroom each day. In addition to working directly with students, there will be time devoted to training, meetings and student case management to best support the students we serve.What sets us apart:--- Strong team collaboration with dedicated professionals across multiple disciplines--- Consistent 40 hours with no concern of client session cancellations--- Thorough onboarding training program to support your new role and set you up for success in the classroom--- Responsive leadership team available to classrooms for support throughout the day--- Fantastic compensation package--- Competitive hourly rate--- Generous paid time off and Holiday pay--- Health, dental and vision insurance and more--- Tuition reimbursement, mentoring program and other career advancement support--- Flexible schedule start time--- Arrive between 7 AM - 8:10 AM Monday through Friday in this start time window. Note once per week classrooms have a required morning meeting starting at 7 AM or 7:40 AM but otherwise you decide when you want to come in during the start window each day that best suits your needs. Work until at least 3:30 each day if you choose the 7 AM start.The Instructor position opens the door for professional development by providing excellent training in the fields of special education and ABA with future opportunities for people interested in becoming a special education teacher or behavior analyst.For six decades, May Institute has set the national standard for providing comprehensive, research-based services to children and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities, brain injury and mental illness. May Institute blends science with service to help make progress possible for thousands of children, adults, and families each year.Join us in our mission to promote independence, choice, dignity and respect for those we serve.Responsibilities--- Implement teaching protocols and behavior support plans--- Work in a fast-paced educational environment--- Deliver student instruction using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis--- Record and analyze data--- Provide case management--- Manage behavioral crisis--- Provide transportation of students within the community as neededQualifications--- Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred--- Working knowledge and experience with Applied Behavior Analysis preferred--- Previous experience working with children or adults with autism preferred--- Experience managing challenging behaviors preferred--- Valid US driver's license preferred--- Availability to work 40 hours per week Monday through Friday including summer

Keywords: May Institute, Chicopee , Instructor - ABA Special Education Paraprofessional, Education / Teaching , Chicopee, Massachusetts

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