Please note that candidates MUST submit a cover letter in addition to their resume in order to be considered for this position.
Recruiting therapists in Ashburn, VA
Behavior Technicians work one-on-one with children in to provide the therapy that is designed by the Supervising Behavior Analyst. No prior experience is necessary - we provide the necessary training to perform the job, and to become a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT). We are always looking for individuals with backgrounds in fields such as education, psychology, and human services and with experience working with children with special needs. Working as a therapist is an excellent way to learn more about the field of ABA, and learn about the career opportunities available.
Behavior Technicians are critical members of a child’s therapy team. They deliver the majority of a child’s individualized therapy hours based on the plans and protocols developed by the Supervising Behavior Analyst, and collect data on a child’s progress.
- Work consistently as part of a team to ensure that clients receive the highest quality therapy
- Implement individualized ABA programs in client’s homes, schools, community, and/or the Little Leaves Center
- Follow specific protocol for each client
- Collect data throughout each session in a timely and efficient manner
- Create program materials for individual clients as needed
- Report client progress to supervisor
- Attend periodic team meetings for each client
- Shadow children in the inclusive setting and facilitate structured playgroups
- Participate in introductory and ongoing training programs that provide instruction in ABA
- Be energetic, creative, and imaginative when working with children who have developmental delays
- Keep therapy appointments as per schedule. Be punctual and responsible when managing client schedule throughout the week.
We are seeking a professional with a commitment and enthusiasm to helping children and families.
The ideal candidate would be drug-free, reliable, efficient, and have a strong work ethic.
- Bachelors or Associates (or the equivalent 60 credit hours) in Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, or related field, required
- Experience working with children with special needs, e.g., autism or developmental delays (at least 1 year experience preferred), strongly preferred
- Ability to lift children up to 40 lbs, and able to complete the physical demands of the job (frequent sitting and standing, kneeling, running with children, etc.) required
- Ability to follow instructional guidance and to follow ABA curriculum plan
- Ability to interact well with children, families and colleagues
- Ability to work collaboratively as a therapy team member
- Ability to work well independently and seek assistance when needed
- Possess strong attention to detail for data collection
- Organized, flexible and willing to take constructive feedback and apply it to improve the quality of programming and one’s own professional development
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to maintain client confidentiality
- Record of success in previous positions as evidenced by excellent references
- Technologically adept and enthusiastic
- Reliable transportation
- Competitive hourly pay rate, commensurate with experience
- Positive work environment with extensive training and supervision.
We are a professional organization with a powerful social objective: to become a national leader in programs for children with autism and unique learning needs. For more information, please visit the Little Leaves website.
Little Leaves is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posting ID: 550565406Posted: 2020-05-29