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· Oversees classroom and manages staff

· Prepare daily schedules, staffing plan and fulfill 1:1 role as required

· Monitor Specials schedules for students and track therapy minutes

· Facilitate morning and afternoon staff meeting, PCM practice, implementation meetings and staff training

· Schedule and determine Centers activities

· Lead groups while differentially modifying instruction to each student

· Overlap specials 1x/month

· Lead parent communication to include reading and writing of daily notes in log and weekly parent teleconferences

· Record student attendance

· Participate in all IEP meetings, write goals and monitor

· Quarterly Progress Reports and Parent Teacher Conferences

· Managerial discipline to classroom staff

· Participate in student PCM debriefings

· Attend meetings and trainings as required

· Organize and lead quarterly Parent/Teacher Conference – Run all parent meetings

· Responsible for writing education goals for student IEPs and Transition Plans using IGS curriculum

· Participate in field trips and community outings

· Design material as needed

· Write proposed budget for programs and materials

· Dispense student’s medication

· Administer formal and informal assessments, screening and testing of students; write reports with findings and recommendations

· Train staff

· Collaborate with BCBA to develop BIPs and toileting protocols

· Overlaps classroom staff on program implementation and BIPs, provides feedback to PM, PMA and 1:1s

· Teacher is overlapped by BCBA

· Safety of students, staff and ALCA

· Inform staff of policy and procedures

· Monitor student data weekly (EDU, BIP, CIP,OT, ST, MT, VOC)

· Build staff morale and team work

· Work with Director of Special Education and Human Resources in staff disciplinary issues

· Support PCM when needed

· Participate on task forces as appropriate

· Collaborate with parents and Director of Special Education to maintain and post medical protocols

· Provide frequent feedback to staff (positive and constructive)

· Provide only necessary, crucial coaching in the moment and follow up with additional training and debriefing

· Write lesson plans

· Complete quarterly progress monitoring and meet with Director of Special Education

· Provide home recommendations to parents

· Collaborate IEP team to develop goals, objectives, programs and behavioral plans

· Create a classroom dynamic that fosters teamwork, collaboration and solid communication in the best interest of students

· Communicate changes in programs to teams

· Participate in school visits to observe student candidates in their public school placements

· Lead intake team on new students

· Work 1:1 daily with students

· Create theme based unit to support monthly field trip

· Understand all student programs (EDU, OT, SLP, LS, MT and BIPS)

· Work with Program Manager to write and implement student programs

· Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization

· Write lesson plans for classroom and community based outings

· Provide written lesson plans to Subs

· Write and participate in performance evaluations

· Collaborate with BCBA on student programming

· Take baseline data on programs and behavior

· Maintain student, parent and staff confidentiality

· Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance

· Other duties as assigned



  • LBS1 required at Bachelors or Masters level
  • Experience working with children on the autism spectrum required
  • Minimum of 2 years


  • Desire to work with children on the autism
  • Detail oriented, demonstrated ability to quickly problem solve and multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a helping role and to intervene appropriately to meet service goals
  • Demonstrated ability to relate effectively and professionally with children, supervisor, co- workers and staff
  • Ability to be CPR/First Aid Certified and maintain certifications
  • Successful completion of PCM certification and annual recertification
  • Exhibit professional conduct with school colleagues, students, parents, school districts, and the community-at-large in accordance with ALCA policies, procedures and work rules
  • Maintain employee confidence by keeping all employee and student information confidential
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading technical publications, etc.


Salary: $48,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

How to Apply

Send resume to: cdiaz@alcacenter.org

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