Center for Autism and Related Disorders Teacher's Aide- Alexandria Academy in Alexandria, Virginia

Teacher's Aide- Alexandria Academy

Type: Full Time

Location: Alexandria, VA


CARD is now HIRING at our Alexandria Academy


START YOUR CAREER IN AUTISM TREATMENT AND LEARN APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS (ABA). Channel your passion for children and make a difference as a Teacher's Aide at CARD Academy in Alexandria. The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc. (CARD). CARD is the leader in autism treatment and research and one of the world’s largest and most experienced organizations successfully treating children with autism and related disorders.

The CARD Teacher's Assistant will be trained to work with children and families affected with Autism. Learn valuable career skills such as:

  • Understand what Autism is and how to teach kids and teenagers with Autism

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Techniques

  • Curriculum development including: language, play, cognitive, social, and motor skills

  • How to reduce problem behavior

  • How to teach in the natural environment such as the home, school and community

  • Work with apps, games and web based technology via an iPad

Who we are looking for: CARD is currently seeking enthusiastic, energetic, and reliable candidates.

  • Currently, CARD needs therapists who are available to work the following days and times:

  • FULL TIME: Monday - Friday from 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM

What we offer:

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Starting hourly rate from $15.00.

  • Comprehensive paid training program

  • Annual performance reviews with potential for wage increases

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401k for qualifying full time employees (must work a minimum of 30 hours per week)

  • Corporate discount programs for department stores, amusement parks, travel discounts, cell phone plans and more.

  • Career Specific Development Assistance for qualified individuals

  • Team oriented atmosphere, dedicated to helping children and families across the country

Training Opportunities include:

  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Credential

  • Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) Credential

  • Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) Coaching and Supervision

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Supervision, Guidance, and More

What we require:

  • Experience/interest in working with children

  • High School Diploma required

  • Must have ability to provide own transportation

  • Must complete criminal background check prior to employment

  • Must provide proof of negative tuberculosis test prior to employment

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CARD is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).