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Newtown Public School District
Oct 17, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
POSITION: Behavioral Therapists/32.5/Hrs/Wk

SCHOOL: District

START DATE: Immediately


The ABA Therapist will report to a designated special education teacher and will:

* implement IEP goals as directed by the Special Education Teacher

* work with other specialists and parents to implement additional specified goals and objectives

* implement programs developed by teacher and consultant

* teach daily living, social skills, receptive and expressive language skills

* maintain accurate data and graphing on all designated programs

* plan and implement all aspects of systematic instructional sequences within self-contained classroom, inclusion environments, and reverse mainstream environments

* meet regularly with ABA consultant, special education teacher, support team

* attend staff meetings

* video tape work sessions as appropriate

* provide reports of student progress when deemed necessary by teacher and/or team

* maintain student safetyincluding the application of crisis prevention interventions and physical management techniques, including protective holds, when necessary and appropriate

* implement behavior intervention plans designed to reinforce appropriate behaviors and eliminate inappropriate behaviors including disruptive behaviors such as aggression or bolting


* Bachelors Degree and/or Associates Degree with enrollment in a district approved ABA program

* demonstrate knowledge of special education practices (autism)

* possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

* must be flexible, creative, and demonstrate strong organizational skills

* must be highly motivated and self directed

Remuneration: $15.00/Hour

Applications: Please apply on line through the following link:

The Newtown Public School District is committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons and equal access to Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The Newtown Public School District does not discriminate in any employment practice, education program, or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. The Newtown Public School District does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction.