• Bachelor’s degree in psychology, special education or related field.
• At least 1 year of experience working in an educational setting providing direct instruction.
• Must have a current “Negative” Tuberculosis Test and fingerprint clearance of any prior criminal offenses that would prohibit them from working in public schools, children, or community programs serving individuals with special needs.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
• Ability to make independent, logical and practical decisions.
• Ability to work cooperatively with client’s team including parents, teachers, counselors, and specialists.
• Ability to maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.
• Excellent follow-through skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.(Preferred Experience)
• 1 year of experience working with individuals with learning, behavior or emotional challenges in a professionally supervised program implementing behavior management programs.
• Background working with families, care providers or professionals as well as individuals of different age groups.
Who to contact:
On Our Own, Inc.
Teaching Skills That Foster Independence
Behavior Instructors are responsible for working with individuals who have behavioral or learning challenges. Behavior Instructors play an important role in carrying out the Behavioral Support intervention plan designed by the Behavior Specialist. They assist individuals to manage their own behavior and learn new and useful skills in order to increase their independence. Behavior Instructors report to the Behavior Specialist.