ABA Trainer

Aces North Haven , CT 06473

Posted 2 months ago

ACES Behavior Services and Autism Programs is currently seeking motivated individuals for full-time ABA Trainer positions in our Autism Programs. The ACES Autism Programs are based in the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and deliver high-quality educational services to students aged 3-21 with diagnoses of autism and/or related developmental disorders. ABA Trainers are the front-line instructors teaching students in 1:1 and small group settings across a variety of skill and content areas utilizing discrete trial instruction, natural environment training and other evidence-based practices. ABA trainers work towards increasing a student's independent functioning and academic skills as well as decreasing student problem behaviors and work under the supervision of a special education teacher and board certified behavior analyst. Qualified applicants will possess a bachelor's degree, or have a minimum of 1-year of related experience. RBT certification is preferred but not required.

This is a 10-month (208 days) position with mandatory summer school.


  • Records data in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner

  • Reviews data regularly and notifies supervisor(s) of any relevant information

  • Reviews student issues with relevant team members

  • Assesses reinforcer effectiveness


  • Interacts in a positive and professional manner with students at all times

  • Maintains student care and hygiene as needed

  • Primarily supports multiple students

  • Assists with the creation of instructional materials and visual supports as needed

  • Maintains student behavioral/instructional materials and information under the direction of leadership staff

  • Collects and records data in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner

  • Displays data in graphs and tables

  • Maintains data management systems

  • Maintains clean and orderly staff and student environments

  • Develops and completes yearly performance goals

  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Completes all forms, reports, and paperwork in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner

  • Communicates relevant behavior/instructional information to team on an on-going basis

  • Communicates professionally with peers and leadership staffommunicates professionally with peers and leadership staff

  • Participates in staff/student meetings


  • Facilitates student learning and independence

  • Primarily responsible for the direct implementation of individual and small group instructional programs

  • Implements student instructional and behavior management programs

  • Implements program generalization strategies across environments


  • Knows, understands, and complies with ACES policies and procedures

  • Knows, understands, and complies with Behavior Services and Autism Programs policies and procedures

  • Knows, understands, and complies with building/program policies and procedures

  • Knows, understands, and complies with safety management procedures

  • Knows, understands, and complies with all relevant all relevant local, state, and federal laws and regulations

  • When relevant for RBT registration, BCBA certification, or supervision thereof, complies with all regulations and guidelines of the BACB

  • Demonstrates understanding for all concepts presented through the ACES Behavior Services and Autism Programs Training Series

  • Knows, understands, and complies with all relevant individual behavior management programs in operation

  • Fluently discusses and applies pedagogic strategies based in Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Continues professional growth through ongoing trainings, discussions and other learning opportunities presented


  • Participates in assigned training and staff development opportunities

External Candidates please apply online at www.aces.org. Internal candidates should apply via the "Careers at ACES" link on Interfaces.


Bachelor's Degree or High School diploma with one year direct experience required. Must complete all components of ACES Safety Management Training within six months of hire date.

External Candidates please apply online at www.aces.org. Internal candidates should apply via the "Careers at ACES" link on Interfaces.


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