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Instructor Therapist, Special Programs for Persons with Disabilities (NOC 4215)

Markham - ON, Ontario,CANADA
Job ID
Deidre Lam
Job Category
Posting Date
November 09, 2018
Expiry date
December 09, 2018

Instructor Therapist, Special Programs for Persons with Disabilities (NOC 4215)

Posted by employer: Deidre Lam


We are looking for an Instructor Therapist to join an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy team.  The Instructor Therapist will implement the ABA program led by a Clinical Supervisor on a one to one basis at home.


Job details

  • Location: Thornhill, ON

  • Salary: $28.00 hourly

  • Working hours:  Full-time, 30-40 hours per week, possibility of additional hours

  • Vacancies: 1 Vacancy

  • Terms of employment: Permanent

  • Start date: As soon as possible


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement ABA/IBI programs and the behaviour intervention plan as outlined by Clinical Supervisor

  • Assist child with physical limitations, orientation and mobility skills, and cognitive, social and emotional barriers to develop skills across independence and daily living

  • Conduct assessments, collect and graph daily data for monitoring child’s progress and evaluating program progress

  • Create and organize instructional materials for each treatment

  • Collaborate with parents, other therapists, school team and other professionals, to develop programs for clients' special needs

  • Participate in parent training and attend supervision meetings


Job requirements


  • English



  • Degree/Diploma in education or a related field


Qualifications and Training

  • Certification in Autism Behavior Science

  • Certification in Standard First Aid & CPR Level HCP/AED




  • Experience with children with ASD and implementation of ABA methodologies for a minimum of 1 year


Specific Skills

  • Model behavior aligned with the values of Connect ABA- quality, transparency and collaboration

  • Open to feedback and willing to participate in and successfully complete ongoing training and learning opportunities

  • Flexibility with scheduling - some evenings and Saturday availability

  • Experience with recording and graphing treatment data

  • Ability to work collaboratively with parents and team members in the treatment planning and execution process

  • Ability to work in a team setting

  • Ability to present information (both written and oral) sensitively and effectively


Security and Safety

  • Immunization records; Criminal record check


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload


Work Location Information

  • Work in client's home

  • Must have access to reliable method of transportation to travel to client’s house


Personal Suitability

  • Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Organized


How to apply

(Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.)