Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Beverly, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425413
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description



Over 8 weeks of Paid Time Off, Tuition reimbursement for related Master's programs and flexible schedules available!

JOB SUMMARY: ABA Counselor’s primary job responsibility is to carry out behavior intervention & curriculum programs for students with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities, manage two student cases and promote HJEC mission.

Work with students ages 3-22 with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities.

Collect and accurately record behavioral, social, academic, and other data as required per student’s specific goals and programming, requiring no more than 2-3 trainings/retrainings on performance.

Demonstrate fluency with behavior plans, discrete trial teaching, and task analysis by correctly implementing in 90% of opportunities.

Demonstrate fluency with and correctly implement CALM procedures (including wearing protective equipment as required) in 100% of opportunities.

Provide feedback to other staff about their implementation of CALM procedures and communicating concerns with BCBA in 100% of opportunities.

Ensure student and environmental safety at all times by wearing protective equipment as required, following all training protocols specific to environmental safety and crisis intervention curriculum.

Work with students in pairs and/or small groups to support social skill development and as appropriate.

Attend weekly team meeting and present student progress.

Advocate for case student (including weekly program completion) in weekly team meeting in 90% of opportunities.

Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings under the direction of a behavior clinician.

Provide feedback to other staff as needed specific to running skill acquisition and behavior programs.

Communicate regularly with direct supervisor and attend two 1:1 meetings per month with direct supervisor.

At each meeting with supervisor provide evidence of progress towards goal via notes, data documentation and graphs.

For evaluation include at least 1 graph of progress on any one responsibility.

Ensure that all team members demonstrate proficiency in using Applied Behavior Analysis by communicating regularly with fellow 1:1 staff and supervisors.

Participate in community outings with students including, but not limited to: swimming, ice skating, hiking, vocational sites etc.

Maintain clean and safe environment for students throughout the school and in student areas throughout the day by ensuring student desks and drawers are organized, communicating immediately about damages, spills, or other safety concerns.

Complete all cleanliness documentation as required by supervisor in 100% of opportunities.

Ensure effective communication between home and school with appropriate in person parent communication and home note documentation.

Demonstrate fluency with home note software (Tadpoles) by entering at least one note and one picture for each student worked with during the day and entering all student behavior data as required by direct supervisor in 90-100% of opportunities.

Maintain all HJEC technological devices (e.g., iPads, Laptops, etc) by storing in designated locations (i.e., iPad charging box, locker) in 100% of opportunities.

Other duties as required or directed by supervisors or directors.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Special Education or related Human Service Field. Entry level ABA candidates welcome, high level of training provided!

Full Time Position Salary- $40,000 annually
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 3
  • Salary: $ 40,000 to $ 40,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > General Special Education
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Location Description

    Hopeful Journeys (previously the Futures Clinic) provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders. ABA therapy early in life can increase the ability of the child to obtain language and expand their ability to learn. It can also reduce the future costs of special education and help families relieve stress. High structured environments can improve a child's social, academic and self-help skills. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Roxanne Zullo , Human Resources Manager
    • 28 Tozer Road
    • Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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