Autism Assistant – Part-time

Job# 31-a

Autism Assistant – Part-time, No Benefits

Carmen B. Pingree Center for Children with Autism
780 South Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108

 

Qualifications

No experience required but must be a patient, kind, hard-working individual who cares about being a positive influence in the lives of children with autism and their families. Must be dependable, organized and observant and work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Must be detail-oriented and able to keep accurate documentation. University students pursuing a future career in this area are encouraged to apply as this is an excellent avenue for gaining specialized and practical experience.

 

Responsibilities

The Carmen B. Pingree School for children with Autism is seeking part-time Autism Assistants to work Monday through Friday, 20-31 hours/week (with some flexibility in scheduling). Assist teachers in providing behavior management training for children with autism. Classroom size is typically 10-12 children. Duties may include free-choice, play activities, games, gym time and instructional sessions. Help children follow directions. Assist teachers with implementing social skills development with activities such as dramatic play, social games that incorporate turn taking and sharing and outdoor play. Assist with self-help and care routines such as snack, lunch, tooth brushing, toileting and eating skills. Provide accurate and timely documentation. Additional duties may include bus rider aide and other responsibilities as assigned. Career ladder and incentive available based on performance.

Job Pay Rate $9.16/hr. Increase after 6 months and again after 18 months (increase based on performance and improved skills).

 

To be considered

Please visit the center to observe a classroom to ensure this is the right job for you. You may apply online at www.valleycares.com and click on Careers. Then complete a profile and apply for any opening that meets your background and sparks your interest.
Diversity fosters a healthy atmosphere. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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