ABA Behavior Specialist

On-going Part-Time opportunity for experienced ABA Behavior Specialist /Paraprofessional to support Child 1:1 in After School recreation program. The ideal candidate will be energetic and passionate about supporting children with disabilities and behavioral issues.

Part-Time schedule (Mon-Fri 1:00pm to 5:30pm) throughout the school year as well as 2 Saturdays a mos (9am-3pm). Teacher Work Days & School Holidays (9am-5pm) and Full Day Summer Camp JUNE-AUG

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide (1:1) support for child having special needs and slight aggressive behaviors.
  • You will work 1:1 to assist at learning and increasing skills in all areas of independence, including: self-care, toileting and independent living skills.
  • Appropriately manage child’s behavior and guide toward more acceptable social interactions utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).
  • Implement positive behavior support plans and model appropriate behavioral interventions. Be able to identify Antecedents and Precursors of challenging behaviors and respond most effectively to handle current situation.
  • Develop specific 1:1 communication system by observing and learning how they behave and communicate.
  • Collaborate with clinical team members including; Supervisor, Parents and other professionals to ensure continuity and quality of care for the individual.

How You’ll Benefit:

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. We offer a competitive hourly rate, flexible schedules, and paid training for completing the required courses below to provide you with key skills to help serve our clients:

  • CPR / First Aid
  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Medication Administration
  • OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP)
  • Seizure Management
  • Other training courses relevant to this position and your growth.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum of 21 years of age with High School Diploma. One year of college preferred.
  • Behavioral background experience within Recreational Therapy, ABA Therapy, RBT Training, Special Education and/or Psychology disciplines.
  • Must have 2 years of hands-on experience working one-on-one (1:1) supporting children with special needs and aggressive behaviors
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state-appropriate driver’s license and maintain current vehicle insurance. Willing to transport program participants in agency vehicles- e.g. van or mini-bus.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you’ll support, then please apply now on our website:  www.eastersealsucp.com 

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.



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