MCC is a fast-paced and vibrant place to work. Our employees are energetic, eager to learn, and dedicated to helping all our students achieve their potential and gain independence. New employees receive extensive training in applied behavior analysis and all employees participate in ongoing professional development opportunities. With great benefits, several weeks of paid vacation, and frequent staff social events, MCC is a wonderful place to advance your career!

At MCC, we believe that staff training is an integral component of providing quality care and education to our students. Therefore, all new staff members participate in a formal training program, which includes formal student observations, didactic training, and hands-on training. All MCC staff members are also required to attend a series of in-services and full-day workshops throughout the year, which cover a variety of topics related to behavior analysis.

POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE

The role of ABA instructor is typically for individuals with some experience working with children with autism or other disabilities and using applied behavior analysis. Positions are available in several different classrooms with a variety of student ages and abilities.

Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (there are a limited number of positions available to those without a Bachelor’s degree)
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Energetic, can-do attitude and a willingness to collaborate with teachers, related service providers, parents, and other faculty
Responsibilities include:
  • Direct teaching of skills to students and data collection on student responding
  • Daily graphing and analysis of data and monitoring of student learning trends
  • Maintaining and promoting generalization of learned skills
  • Following students’ behavior intervention plans and reporting all observations of student behavior to the teacher
  • Providing feedback and data to the teacher regarding social skills opportunities and parent concerns
  • Preparing and organizing teaching materials and teaching settings daily
  • Completing other classroom duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher
Requirements:
  • Provide individual, dyad and group speech-language therapy to students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other related developmental disabilities
  • Prepare and organize materials for individual, dyad and group lessons
  • Utilize behavior management interventions and reinforcement procedures in accordance with student’s behavior management plan and school policies
  • Collaborate with student’s school and home team members
  • Participate in classroom and department meetings, parent clinics, IEP meetings and hearings as needed
  • Administrative responsibilities include completing and updating weekly data sheets, developing goals and writing semiannual progress reports
Qualifications:
  • New York State licensed
  • ASHA certified
  • TSSLD certified
  • PROMPT Trained
Job Type:

Full-time- 5 days a week from 8:30-4:30, 12-month position

Required experience:
  • Speech-Language Pathologist: 1-2 years
  • Experience working with children with ASD employing behavioral principles (ABA)
  • Knowledge of programming and using AAC devices

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to
jobs@manhattanchildrenscenter.org