Benhaven Academy

Instructional Assistant 
Benhaven Academy is excited to have expanded its services and is looking to hire a full-time Instructional Assistant for its facility in Wallingford to start immediately. This position involves intensive work with high functioning students that have an autism spectrum disorder. We are looking for individuals who enjoy talking about history, literature, science, and computer games. Must have a strong belief in non-aversive behavior methodology. This is an exciting position for people who enjoy learning and helping others. Applicants must display a positive attitude, high levels of energy, and enthusiasm in supporting students' learning.
Social / Life Skills Coach 
Benhaven is looking to hire a full-time or part-time social/life skills coach. This position involves intensive work in the community, with high functioning individuals that have an autism spectrum disorder. Potential candidates need to have a college degree, have a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record, the ability to work independently the ability to exercise good judgment and remain calm in a crisis. Job responsibilities would include but not limited to: • Training individuals on how to acquire the skills needed to perform specific tasks, work routine, and personal life activities that are critical to a successful career path. • Teaching the individual independent job skills, requirements utilizing job task analysis, and job-specific supports. • Work side by side with individuals at the job site, analyzing the job requirements and breaking it into manageable components that can be taught to the individual. • Assisting the individual on a college campus. • Cultivating a support network between the individual and community members. • Communicating individual’s progress to the employer and support people, including family, staff and other professionals. • Driving individuals in the applicant's own car. • Accurately complete all documentation. Applicants must display a positive attitude, high level of energy and enthusiasm in supporting the individuals learning.
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) 

The Benhaven Learning Network Consultative Group is comprised of educational and behavioral professionals who provide statewide consultation services to local public school systems for students ...


187 Half Mile Road
North Haven, CT 06473

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