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Employment Opportunities

 

Now Hiring!!!

 

2 School Age Program Instructors Full-Time

Terms of Employment:

Employment is by annual Salary Agreement for one year (12 months). Employment is at will and may be terminated at any time for any reason deemed adequate by Firefly Autism. Full time employees (40 hours/week) are exempt employees.  

General Summary:

Responsible for assisting in client supervision and implementation of instructional and treatment programming.

Supervisor’s Title:

Reports to the Program Coordinator (PC). Supervised by the PC and Clinical Chief Officer.

 Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (human services field preferred)
  • Knowledge of behavioral principles and instructional strategies based on behavior analysis
  • Knowledge of typical child development (developmental milestones and social/emotional development)
  • Has excellent oral communication skills
  • Can handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to exercise independent judgment and support program philosophy
  • Able to take direction from supervisors
  • Able to work cooperatively within a team
  • Relates well to parents and students
  • Demonstrate dedication to and investment in student progress

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Skill in problem solving instructional and treatment programs
  • Education based or vocational work experience (young child through adult)
  • Skilled in social skill development
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge and experiences with assistive technology
  • Sign language

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Direct Instructional and Treatment Programs:

  • Build rapport with each student, creating and maintaining motivation
  • Implements skill acquisition and behavior reduction programming with students
  • Actively participates in improving the quality of the program and Firefly Autism
  • Makes materials for instructional and treatment programs
  • Records and graphs data for behavior reduction and skill acquisition programming
  • Assists in problem solving for programming in which change is not in the desired direction
  • Attends and participates in weekly team meetings
  • Maintains designated student program books
  • Holds confidential all knowledge of clients and their families
  • Physically able to perform duties of the position, and other duties as assigned
  • Effectively implements crisis and physical intervention procedures
  • Assists and/or implements daily hygiene and toileting programs for students if appropriate
  • Other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

 Professional Development and Training:

  • Attends all staff trainings
  • Attends all school and program meetings
  • Actively participate in initial and follow-up training in applied behavior analysis methodology and physical management
  • Willingness to participate in research efforts
  • Engages in activities to further knowledge of autism and applied behavior analysis
  • Keeps CPR and First Aid certification current
  • Other professional development and training as assigned

 Physical Requirements:

  • Able to sit and stand frequently and shift positions quickly
  • Able to, Sit/kneel on floor, Sit in a chair, Stand, Walk
  • Able to physically manage teenagers/young adults, including providing physical guidance, physical prompts, bending
  • Able to move quickly and keep up with running teenagers/young adults
  • Pass QBS Safety Care specialist training and safely apply all physical management procedures on all school-aged children when necessary

 

  

Home-Based Services Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Full-Time & Part-Time


We are seeking BCBA’s to join our team in providing quality behavior analytic services to clients in Denver and surrounding areas. This position requires the BCBA to be available on evenings and/or weekends and would be part-time and could potentially lead to a full-time position.

The job requires the BCBA to conduct thorough assessments, develop treatment plans for insurance companies, develop skill acquisition programming, create behavior plans (and corresponding data collection systems), collect and analyze data, collaborate with other providers, report on treatment plan objectives and attend bi-weekly meetings at our office.

 

Job Requirements

  • Participate with Initial Consultation and Assessment
  • Conduct Assessments
  • Write reports including but not limited to: Observation summaries
  • Initial Consultation Reports
  • Assessment Summaries
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Create Treatment Plans to include but not limited to: Acquisition Programs
  • Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Aggregate Data for Treatment Plans
  • Create visual representative of data weekly
  • Provide direct therapy
  • Collect data
  • Update visual summaries
  • Review progress of Treatment Plans, and visual summaries on a minimum of quarterly basis with:Senior Consultant
  • Family
  • Home Team
  • Supervise all home team members when applicable: Case Managers
  • Senior Therapists
  • Therapists
  • Conduct Parent Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications


Education

  • Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Master's degree, preferably in Applied Behavior Analysis

 

Experience

  • 1-2 years experience working as a BCBA consultant in the autism or developmental disability field preferred, but the right candidate will be considered
  • 1-2 years experience in supervisory capacity working within the field of ABA preferred, but the right candidate will be considered.
  • Experience conducting preference assessments, skills assessments and functional behavior assessments
  • Experience writing behavioral objectives and report writing

 

 

Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) Full-Time & Part-Time


Behavioral Technicians work in homes with families to improve a child's life through skill acquisition and increasing appropriate behaviors. Technicians support the child, family, and team members delivering interventions designed specifically for each unique individual.  Behavioral technicians focuses on a variety of areas:

  • Following daily routines
  • Independent living
  • Anger management and self-regulation
  • Building appropriate relationships/interactions with family members
  • Increasing effective communication skills
  • Appropriate peer relationships

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working with children to increase positive behavior
  • Basic data collection
  • Daily notes and a monthly report
  • Implementation of behavior strategies
  • Assist parents and team members with behavior strategies
Requirements
  • high school diploma and/or college degree, 2 plus years experience working with behavioral clients, preferably children
  • must be 21 years of age or older

 

 

Why come to work for Firefly Autism?


Firefly Autism is a great place to work; members of the Firefly Autism team enjoy the following benefits:

 

  • Supervision by a board certified behavior analyst
  • Collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of therapists and professionals
  • Opportunity to work with children across the full range of the autism spectrum disorder
  • Exposure to leading professionals in the autism field
  • Generous benefits package including paid time off and vacation
  • Health benefits package, including vision and dental
  • Professional development support
  • Friendly environment, great kids, great families

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