ABA Tutor

Posted 1 month ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Job Description

ABA Tutor
Twenty 4 Seven Education are currently seeking several ABA (applied behaviour analysis) Tutors to support key students in a ASD School.

The school is developing a creative and individualised learning journey for each of their
young people ageing from 11-19. They aim to blend the latest thinking in autism and SEND education, therapy and therapeutic support to meet the learning needs of their young people. Their foundation in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support ensures that they know their learners incredibly well and gives all, parents, carers and school staff, the best opportunity to support their transition to adult life.

JOB PURPOSE:
● To teach children and young people with autism and learning disabilities using the
principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis, and within the framework of Positive
Behaviour Support.
● To support the Behaviour Analysts and Teachers in ensuring that assessments and
curriculum delivery are carried out in a professional, competent, safe, and fun school
environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
● To work as part of a classroom team providing ABA instruction to children with
autism and related communication disorders on an individual basis, in pairs or in
small groups.
● To analyse students’ behaviour to allow for a function of the behaviour to be
identified and to deal with the behaviour where appropriate in a calm and
professional manner and in accordance with individual pupil behaviour plans, risk
assessments and school policy. This may include the use of positive handling
techniques.
● To develop an understanding of assessments used within the school that track pupil
progress and development of Individual Education Plans (EfL, ABLLS, VBMAPP, AFLS,
Engagement Model).
● To ensure that individual and class timetables are always adhered to.
● To be flexible and willing to follow any variations in staff timetabling and pupil cover
– including last minute changes implemented by the Headteacher when necessary.
● To collect and record clear data on all programmes, including accurate analysis and
recording of sequence-analysis-data (Antecedent-Behaviour-Consequence).
● To provide intimate care (e.g., toileting, nappy changing, medication and support
with feeding) for children within the school as required.
● To supervise indoor/outdoor playtime for all children on a rota basis.
● To supervise and support children on activities and trips outside of the school,
including swimming.

To be responsible for the safeguarding and health and safety of students, including
the maintaining of a safe environment, following, and implementing relevant policies
and risk assessments as appropriate.
● To graph students daily and weekly progress accurately.
● To monitor and maintain your student’s clipboards and programme folders and
ensure they are kept up to date and ready for an unfamiliar teacher.
● To ensure the production, organisation and maintenance of curricular and teaching
materials are age appropriate, functional, and relevant to your learner.
● To inform the Behaviour Analyst of 2-week flatlines on programmes within your
folder so that progress can be monitored, and teaching procedures amended where
applicable.
● To complete the home-school book daily in accordance with relevant school policy
and ensure good home-school communication.
● To actively participate in staff meetings, training, and performance competencies on
a regular basis. To undertake appropriate professional development on a range of
relevant issues as agreed by the school management. To play an active role in own
training and progression in understanding and ability to apply the principles and
procedures of PBS and ABA.
● Safeguarding the security, safety, and wellbeing of students always during school
hours, in school and out in the community reporting any concerns in accordance
with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
● To monitor general health and safety within the classroom, rectifying any concerns
or reporting to Headteacher as needed
● To understand, adhere to and actively always implement all the policies and
procedures of the school
● To develop knowledge of autistic spectrum disorders including the effect upon
individuals and families and to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of PBS and ABA
procedures and practice
● To undertake additional tasks as directed by the Headteacher or Behaviour Analyst.
● To operate and comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 and
relevant Pathways School policies during undertaking the role.
● To plan and lead occasional group activities
● To be responsible for ensuring good ABA practice is followed within the class.
● To ensure that accurate and appropriate data is collected, summed and graphed.
● To support training both directly and indirectly through modelling good teaching and
practice.

Hours 37.5 per week and salary is approx £21,000 – £23,000pa to start asap on a temp to perm or permanent basis.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity to support young people into adult life please do not hesitate to apply.