Instructor Therapist

The Lighthouse Learning and Development Centre Inc. - Aurora, ON (30+ days ago)

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ABA Instructor Therapist
Under the direction of Senior Therapists, ABA Supervisors, and School Executive Administration,
this position requires delivery of front-line one-to-one teaching based on the principals of Applied Behaviour Analysis. The person in this position is responsible for implementing a program created by the Senior Therapist, which is based on individual skills assessments and taught in a natural learning environment.


  • Application of Applied Behavioural Analysis principles to 1:1, group instruction and natural environment scenarios
  • Application of behavioural concepts to group instruction
  • Daily implementation and tracking of ABA Programming
  • Implementation of Speech and Occupational Therapy Programs
  • Behaviour Management of clients
  • Data collection and tracking
  • Completion of Behavioural Assessments
  • Implementation of behavioural protocols
  • Implementation of self-regulation and anxiety management strategies
  • Create and implement use of program materials
  • Implementation of ABLLS and AFLS assessments


  • Consultation with ABA Senior Therapist, ABA Supervisors, Speech and Language Pathologist and Occupational Therapist
  • Student program binder maintenance:
  • Daily data sheet creation
  • Updating program target lists
  • Daily graph completion
  • Completion of student maintenance programs
  • Completion of daily progress of client’s session in the communication books
  • Completion of their primary’s monthly update reports at the end of the month
  • Implementation of communication devices

The successful candidate will have demonstrate knowledge of: Applied Behaviour
Analysis, the necessary principles and application of theory into practice for effective
instruction and positive behavioural supports that are beneficial for implementation with
all students; Province of Ontario Elementary Curriculum and instructional techniques;
human behaviour development, and skill performance; Ontario Certified Teachers
policies and effective instructional practices. The teacher will also demonstrate the
ability to provide positive behavioural support to students in an group and in an
individualized setting; demonstrates an understanding of the provincial laws governing
the determination and delivery of education services; completes observations and
reports pertaining to learning behaviours of students; displays the ability to work
effectively with administrators, colleagues, school based staff, students, parents,
community members and any other professionals. Overall, the support person possesses
excellent human relations skills and a working knowledge of the English language in
written and verbal form.

Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with
students, other faculty, staff and parents as normally defined by the ability to see, read,
talk, hear, handle, or feel objects and controls. The position also entails significant
walking, bending, standing, stooping and possible physical interventions in order to
maintain a safe learning environment. Assignment may require the ability to physically
move students or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs, position students in specialized
equipment, and/or toileting if needed.

Job Type: Full-time