Careers: Substitute Teacher for ABA Program

Position Overview

A substitute ABA teacher’s primary job responsibility is to implement curriculum programs & behavior intervention for students with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities under the Lead teacher’s supervision. The substitute ABA teacher also assists in data collection behavior plans. The substitute ABA Teacher is responsible for assisting in group instruction and adaptation of the education program to enable students to benefit from educational experiences.  The substitute ABA Teacher implements curriculums based upon Applied Behavior Analysis including discrete trial training, task analyses and other research based curriculum modifications, and works 1:1 with students.

We are looking for an individual who is dedicated to helping students with Autism & Behavioral challenges make progress through independence.​ The position is per diem (as needed). Our programs are year round with breaks between the summer session and the fall.​  Additionally, we align with many public school vacations and holidays.​

Physical Requirements

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects.

Reports To

  • Lead Teacher
  • Assistant Director of Education
  • Director of Education


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in ABA, psychology, teaching, or related field
  • Coursework/training in working with the special needs population, including Autism, mentally handicapped, emotionally  handicapped, varying exceptionalities, and/or language speech impaired.
  • Minimum two years’ successful experience in ABA/teaching field (within the past five years)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in ABA, psychology, teaching, or related field
  • Valid teaching certification
  • Flexibility in teaching area (multiple certifications or experience)
  • Extra-curricular abilities and interests

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Teaching experience within the Autism/ behaviorally challenged population
  • Experience in a classroom setting/ or with children.
  • Experience with Verbal Behavior programs preferred but not required.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of individuals
  • Computer skills including MS Office
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Skill in oral and written communication with students, parents and others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for working with children with special needs.
  • Responsible and caring attitude for the population we serve
  • Ability to plan and implement activities for maximum effectiveness
  • Ability to maintain appropriate student supervision so that students have a safe and orderly environment in which to learn
  • Ability to work effectively with peers, administrators, support staff, and community agencies
  • Bi-lingual, a plus

Organization Overview

The Victory Center is a nonprofit, nonsectarian center that provides education and services for children and families affected by autism and related disabilities. The programs and interventions utilize the evidence-based principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and are provided in a 1:1 to 3:1 student/teacher ratio within a classroom setting. Our mission is to provide outstanding evidence based educational services to individuals with autism and related disabilities in a caring and nurturing environment to help them achieve their individualized goals.

The Victory Center for Autism & Related Disabilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

The Victory Center for Autism & Related Disabilities is a Drug Free Workplace.

Required Documents

  • Cover letter
  • Resume of experience and education
  • Photocopies of certification documents (if applicable)

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