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Applied Behaviour Analysis Tutor

UK Young Autism Project
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Open minded, energetic, and creative individual needed to join our home/school teaching teams in Coventry.

Working with UK Young Autism Project:

The successful candidate will be joining, 'UK Young Autism Project', a division of the community interest company 'UK Behaviour Analysis and Research Group'.

Our children follow a full time, comprehensive, developmental curriculum and the programme is based on the scientific principles of ABA. The programmes involve, teaching a wide range of functional skills using discrete trial and natural environment teaching, managing, and reducing problem behaviour, data collection and analysis.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for newly graduated psychology or relevant undergraduates or graduate students to gain experience of psychology in an applied setting.

The Company provides the opportunity to pursue an excellent career path with the provision of training for progression into senior positions within the company. With opportunities for bursaries for further studies and qualifications.

Full theoretical and practical training is provided with ongoing training and supervision.

UK Young Autism Project are looking to recruit Tutors to teach children using Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) techniques. The role involves working with children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. The working pattern is Monday to Friday, 09.00 am - 5.00 pm, with one hour paid lunch, part-time hours available for some roles.

Full- time positions may involve working with two children across two locations and are based upon applicants working 5 days per week. Part-time positions usually involve working with one child in one location. Successful candidates will be able to provide a minimum of one year's commitment to the position.

UKYAP is committed to safeguarding children and young people and employs "safer recruitment" procedures. As part of the Company's commitment to safeguarding children and young people, appointment to this role will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check with a check against the barred lists for children and adults.

Additional police checks are required for those who have lived or worked outside of the UK in the past five years. For applicants where English is not a first language, they are required to have a minimum of level C2 in English for speaking, listening, and reading.

Skills and qualifications required:


Preferably an undergraduate degree in psychology or other related fields.


GCSE grade C in English and Maths or an equivalent qualification.


Natural enthusiasm and energy to work with children.


Effective interpersonal and communication skills.


Ability to listen and understand.


Ability to educate, advise and present.


Ability to work as part of a professional team, including taking direction from managers and giving and receiving feedback to all members of the team.


Ability to work in a way that promotes safety and well-being of children and young people.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their CV together with a covering letter.

UKYAP is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, racial group, ethnic or national origin, nationality, religion or belief, or sexual orientation
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