The Homestead
  • 16-Jun-2017 to 15-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Human Resources
  • Hiawatha/Cedar Rapids, IA, USA
  • $12.50 (negotiable with clinical ABA experience in an extensive autism program). After 6 months of successful training, pay increases to $13.25)
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Applied Behavior Analysis Specialist

Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, 403b, Flexible Spending Accounts, Paid Time Off, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Employee Assistance Program


Are you someone who is creative, enjoys working with kids, and wants to make a difference in the lives of those with autism? If so, The Homestead wants you! We are looking for individuals to help us bring ABA services to children with autism in our Cedar Rapids/Hiawatha, Iowa location.

This position will:

  • Provide intensive, one-on-one services to children with autism in our Autism Early Intervention Center.
  • Use Applied Behavior Analysis techniques to teach skills that focus on supporting children with autism as they gain higher levels of independence, including skills related to: hygiene, personal care, building social relationships and networks, communication, vocational, and community involvement as needed.
  • Assist in developing treatment plans, making materials and coordinating services as identified by the interdisciplinary team.
  • Assist with developing, and monitoring all personalized programs, autism specific strategies and innovative solutions in order to generate successful outcomes.
  • Works directly with each person served as assigned, demonstrating competencies in Discrete Trial Training and other Applied Behavior Analysis strategies.
  • Responsible for collecting, tracking, and turning in documentation in a timely manner, following departmental procedures.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • A Bachelor's degree
  • Previous experience working with children or individuals with disabilities is preferred but not required
  • A valid driver's license and vehicle insurance

Full Time Hours (40 hour work week):

  • Sunday: as needed
  • Monday: 8:30am-7:00pm 
  • Tuesday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • Saturday: as needed

Autism specific training will be provided.

The Homestead offers competitive compensation based on experience and a comprehensive benefits package. We will conduct a pre-employment physical, drug screen and background checks. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Click "apply" today and come join our amazing team!

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