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Behavior Technician

Autistic Angels is actively seeking a Behavior Technician to join our team in Newark, DE.

Job Title: Behavior Technician

Location: Newark, DE

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and resume to tgraves@theautisticangels.com

Job Description

The Behavior Technician is responsible for providing 1:1 interventions to children with autism and other developmental disabilities to help increase their social and communication skills while also decreasing challenging behaviors.

He/she will implement programs based on all principles of Applied Behavior Analysis including but not limited to Verbal Behavior, Natural Environment Therapy and Social Skills Training.

Key responsibilities include data collection, training and collaboration with other team members as well as graphing data and writing session notes.

Position Requirements:

  • Registered Behavior Technician certification is highly preferred but not required

  • Minimum of High School Diploma is required with experience in the field of special education, counseling or work with children on the autism spectrum or other developmental disabilities

  • Candidates pursuing degrees in Education, Human Service Field or Psychology are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Must be energetic, animated, and outgoing, with a passion for working with and helping children

  • Must have ability to bend, lift, run, stoop, kneel and be able to quickly transition from a seated floor position to standing position

  • Must have ability to deal with moderate challenging behaviors

  • Current certifications in CPR and First Aid as well as a current Child Abuse Clearance and FBI fingerprint/background check must be obtained before hire

Additional Information:

This is a part-time independent contract position, with current openings between the hours of 3:00 PM-7:00 PM Monday through Friday.

All documentation must be obtained before services begin:

  • Clearances (Child Abuse, FBI, and Criminal History Checks to meet state requirements)

  • Tuberculosis Testing (within two years)

  • Completed/Signed Professional Service Agreement and 

  • Photo ID

  • Current CPR & First Aid

  • Professional Liability Insurance

  • Resume