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Teacher of Autism

Company: Leake & Watts Services Inc
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Teacher will work within the school setting to facilitate instruction specific to the social cognitive, executive functioning and pragmatic language deficits associated with ASD students. The work includes the use of evidence-based assessment and intervention practices in the assessment, intervention, and program design efforts of an Autism Program that will be integrate in the school.

Responsibilities

  • Design, supervise, and implement students' IEP plans
  • Observe and study the behavioral patterns in children with autism.
  • Provide direction of all teaching assistants that work in the classroom
  • Interact with parents to know the child with autistic disorders.
  • Address the needs of children with autism with special care and attention. Develop daily lesson plans with special emphasis on evidence-based programs for autistic students.
  • Provide a comfortable classroom environment to students with autism. Use as many visuals to support teaching initiatives and methodologies.
  • Develop games, sports and events for students with autism.
  • Use transition methods to help autistic students move from one subject to another smoothly.
  • Monitor students' progress and communicate to parents.
  • Lifting, positioning and helping students dress may occasionally be required to ensure student safety and teach self-care

Qualifications

  • New York State Certification in Special Education (Birth-Grade 2)
  • 3 years' teaching experience working with students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Have ABA training
  • Have knowledge of evidence-based instructional strategies for working with students on the Autism Spectrum
  • Ability to integrate alternative and augmentative communication strategies (ACC) into instruction

Keywords: Leake & Watts Services Inc, Yonkers , Teacher of Autism, Other , Yonkers, New York

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