Job Posting 79255

Instructor Therapist
Geneva Centre for Autism
Vancouver Island & Coastal areas
Yonge/Davisville
closing today (Fri, 28 Jan)
full time - term / contract

Instructor Therapist

 

One (1) Year Contract

 

Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is a pioneer in developing leading edge resources, programs and services that serve as models for other organizations throughout the world. Our mission is to empower individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, to fully participate in their communities.

 

The Instructor Therapist is responsible for working directly with children with ASD and their families in the provision of an IBI service to include but not limited to, conducting assessments, writing, implementing, and monitoring behaviour plans, data collection and display, as well as training and supporting caregivers.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITES:
•Provide direct service in Intensive Behavioural Intervention (under the supervision of a BCBA) in a one-on-one and/or in a group setting to include but not limited to the following:
o Implementing programs according to the treatment plan
o Carry a caseload
o Provide input into each child’s curriculum
o Address personal care requirements of the child during each session
o Monitor and track behavioural data/follow behavioural protocols
o Prepare teaching materials
o Record and graphs data, writes reports and progress notes and flags exceptional circumstances as well as the need for changes to the program plan
o Participate in the treatment planning process with parents and relevant others
o Ensures ongoing communication with Senior IT and Clinical Supervisor
o Liaise daily with parents about the progress of the session.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
•University degree or College diploma in behavioural sciences, social services, psychology or early childhood education
•Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) or in progress
•Minimum of 1 years’ work experience.
•Have a good understanding of early childhood education, autism and applied behaviour analysis
•Previous experience working with children with developmental disabilities and/or Autism
•Available to work evenings, weekend, in home and centre-based
•An interest in professional development and further developing clinical skills
•Strong interpersonal and time-management skills;
•Ability to work collaboratively with team members and accept feedback and direction;
•Strong verbal and written communication skills;
•Access to a reliable means of transportation (e.g., TTC, personal vehicle);
•Comfortable working in a structured environment
•Demonstrated reliability and dependability.

 

Pre-employment medical and police check required.

 

Salary: $54,190

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume to:

Human Resources

Please state “Instructor Therapist” in the subject line of your email

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require an accommodation, Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.

 

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