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Teacher/Behavior Technician

Company: Knapp Center for Childhood Development
Location: North Jackson
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Meet with us today! Your Knapp Center Point Person: Becca Muntean, rmuntean@knappcenter.org; 330-629-2955

NOW HIRING FOR NOVEMBER ORIENTATION CLASSES!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
Pay: $15.50 - $18.00 per hour

Over the past 10 years, The Knapp Center has become a leader in providing evidence-based treatment to children diagnosed with autism in the Mahoning Valley and surrounding areas. If you are seeking a company with longevity, stability and opportunities for growth, we welcome you to apply.

Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) teach children ages 2-22 (Age range depends on the treatment program you join. If you have a preference for working with a specific age-range, that will be explored during the interview process). Some of the skills you'll be teaching the children pertain to improving their ability to communicate with others, acquiring developmentally appropriate attending, academic, and social and leisure skills. This can involve teaching young children diagnosed with autism, how to say their first words, how to play with their friends, and many other life-changing skills!

We provide the training! -We provide an opportunity for you to progress through our -intensive hands-on training program -(100+hrs) to learn more about the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how to use ABA to teach new skills and reduce behaviors that are inconducive to learning. "ABA is considered an evidence-based best practice treatment by the US Surgeon General and by the American Psychological Association. 'Evidence based' means that ABA has passed scientific tests of its usefulness, quality, and effectiveness." The Knapp Center utilized evidence-based treatment so that children can reach their optimal potential.

Benefits

In order to achieve a career-personal life balance, below are some of the benefits that are offered when you join our team

Comprehensive benefits package
Excellent compensation package that includes $15.50 and higher/hr. starting wage, depending on degree and experience (with yearly pay and PTO increases as you advance in the benefit level system)
Medical insurance (employer pays 50% of your premium!) with dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance policies
401k benefits with employer match (free $ to double your retirement savings)
Paid time off - PTO/sick time
Professional Development & Culture
Opportunities for advancement as the company continues steady growth (These currently include ABA Trainer, Lead RBT, ABA Intern, BCaBA, BCBA, Coordinator, etc.)
Paid trainings
Paid team-building events
Requirements
Minimum of an associates degree (RBT education ranges from Associate's to Master's degrees)
Experience teaching children preferred but not required
Reside within a 1 hour radius of Youngstown, OH or being willing to relocate to this area
Available to work a M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM schedule, depending on preference and staffing needs. Weekends and holidays off. You will receive a 30-minute lunch break each day for which you may leave the building.
Interviews can take place via Zoom platform but are also offered in-person.

The Knapp Center is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Visit http://knappcenter.org/ to learn more about the Knapp Center and this exciting opportunity!

Keywords: Knapp Center for Childhood Development, Canton , Teacher/Behavior Technician, Education / Teaching , North Jackson, Ohio

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