ABA - Behavior Assistant - Entry Level

Medical/Healthcare San Jose, California


About the Position

  • Competitive compensation, depending on education and ABA experience
    • Opportunity for a 12% raise after only 4 months
    • Eligible for up to $1,000 in bonuses during your first year of employment
  • Paid training and drive time
  • Flexible, part-time hours
    • 3-7:30pm Monday - Friday
    • 9am-3pm Saturday
  • You’ll use research-based, proven principles of ABA to promote:
    • Communication skills
    • Social skills
    • Independent living skills
    • Behaviors that will empower a child's ability to live a happy, successful, and independent life
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development to become a Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), Case Manager, Board Certified Behavior Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Clinical Director

Why Us

  • Intensive and ongoing training and support to teach you how to be work effectively and confidently with children with Autism
  • Ability to work with a growing demographic of children and teaching them communication, social, safety, and play skills, as well as appropriate behaviors in their home or community setting.
  • Flexible part-time hours to work around your busy schedule, localized to the region that works best for you.
  • Related experience for those in college studying education, counseling, or joining the medical field.
  • Confidence of knowing you are making a difference in the life of a young child.
  • A fun, supportive, and caring work environment, characterized by integrity and humility, which enables us to provide excellent services to our clients.

Discover Hope is proud to be recognized as one of the "San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in both 2016, 2017 and 2018!  Are you ready to love where you work, feel cared for, and really make a difference in your community? Apply today!


About You:

  • Passionate about about helping others and making the world a better place
  • Have a minimum of a High School Diploma/ GED
  • Studying Psychology, Education, Health, or a related field (preferred)
  • You must love working with children, be able to take initiative, and work independently
  • You must be able to sit on the floor, squat, kneel, run around, and lift materials
  • Possess a driver's license with reliable transportation and auto insurance for driving to clients’ homes
  • Be CPR and First Aid certified (preferred)
  • Have TB test, MMR, and Varicella vaccination

Keywords: Behavior Analyst, Autism, Social Learning, Social Skills, Developmental Condition, Part Time, Psychology, Social Services, Children, ABA, Childcare, Teacher Assistant, Teacher's aide, Preschool Teacher, Paraprofessional, Youth Program Coordinator, Direct Support Professionals, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Behavioral Health Technician, Babysitting, Court-appointed special advocate, Mental Health Specialist, Camp Counselor, Coach, Working with Children, Caregiver, Hospice Care, Respite Care.