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Autism Teachers offer special instruction to students diagnosed with autism. The average resume sample for an Autism Teacher highlights duties like implementing special behavioral therapy strategies, overseeing academic and emotional progress, attending clinical team meetings, and facilitating the inclusion of autistic students. Based on our collection of example resumes, Autism Teachers should demonstrate special therapy expertise, patience, excellent communication abilities, teaching skills and organization. Employers may prefer candidates holding a Master's Degree in special education.

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Primary Autism Teacher (k-2)

Co-created a demonstration site for the education of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

  • Designed and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum for the students with a wide range of ASD
  • Facilitated district-wide staff development trainings about supporting students with ASD in the classroom
  • Collaborated with the building Autism Team, providing comprehensive training about the inclusion of students with ASD to all building teachers, support staff and administration
  • Assisted with hiring, training and supervising classroom paraprofessionals
  • Awarded Those Who Excel: Teacher of the Year for [company name], 2003-2004
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Special Education
MA
Leadership
2

Intensive Autism Teacher

Applied researched based interventions and teaching methods aligned with TEACCH, PECS, ABA principles and Discrete Trials to improve student success academically, socially, and behaviorally.

  • Communicated with parents daily; back and forth journal, weekly folder, phone calls, emails and text messaging
  • Directed developmentally appropriate activities, including weekly lesson plans in the areas of all core areas, life skills, speech (receptive and expressive), and sensory for children grades K-5
  • Formally assessed students abilities with ABLLS-R, Woodcock-Johnson, Dynamic Learning Maps Alternative Assessment, PROGRESS and Co-Alt
  • Developed IEPs, FBAs, and BIPs in congruence with the School Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Language Pathologist, and Administrators to create appropriate goals, objectives, and accommodations for students to be successful
  • Collected formal and informal data to track student success
  • Worked collaboratively with and managed paraprofessionals
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
3

Preschool Autism Teacher

Taught 13 children diagnosed with autism in a nine week summer program

  • Supervised each students' one-to-one paraprofessional
  • Developed lessons and art activities around the theme "Animals"
  • Analyzed data and wrote student progress reports
  • Conducted parent teacher meetings
  • Implemented ABA strategies to teach tacts, visual performance, echoic, intraverbals, and receptive skills during direct teaching sessions
  • Administered preference assessments and collected language samples
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Education
MA
Disabilities Prek-8
4

Primary Autism Teacher

Taught the "Unique Curriculum" at differentiated levels for primary autism, grades 1 to 4. Incorporated the common core standards in the areas of language arts, math, social studies, and science.

  • Devised weekly classroom schedules and responsibilities for students and para-professionals.
  • Managed and trained two classroom para-professionals in administrative duties, student teaching skills, and classroom responsibilities.
  • Attended Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings, wrote electronic IEPs, and helped determine appropriate placement and support for the children.
  • Devised and administered individual Special Needs performance tests. Assessed student tests, including the IAA.
  • Partook in the Arts Enhancement Program for special education students conducted by Southern Illinois University.
  • Implemented the use of Dynavox augmentative communication devices and Boardmaker Studio picture enhancement program.
  • Incorporated the "CHAMPS" classroom behavior management technique.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Supervisory And Administration
BS
Home Economics
MA
Early Childhood Education Type 04 Special Education Endorsement
5

Autism Teacher

Extended School Year Program: Kindergarten

  • Provided instruction to 1 student with Autism Spectrum Disorder through Discrete Trial Traning
  • Implemented programs consistent with the students Individualized Education Plan
  • Developed a token reinforcement system to target maladaptive behaviors
  • Taught, modeled, and reinforced adaptive daily living skills including toileting, hand washing, and tooth brushing
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
6

Autism Teacher

Kindergarten through Fourth grade

  • Successfully wrote and implemented Individualized Education Plans (IEPS)
  • Created and delivered lesson plans for all classes and subjects
  • Effectively enforced classroom management
  • Conducted classes focused on academics, social skills, and life skills associated with children with Autism
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Deaf Education
Art Therapy Group
7

Autism Teacher

Case managed 8 students with Autism grades K-6.

  • Wrote Individualized Education Plans and Evaluation Reports to District and State guidelines.
  • Developed and maintained a classroom and program schedule.
  • Worked closely with other teachers, educational assistants, and parents.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Autism Spectrum Disorders
BS
Special Education
MS
Special Education / Autism Spectrum Disorders
8

Enhanced Autism Teacher

  • Teach a self-contained Enhanced Autism ABA Program (K-2 Autism Spectrum Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Emotional Disabilities)
  • Modified and adapted the general education curriculum to make it accessible to individual student needs
  • Designed, maintained, and implemented individualized positive behavior systems, FBAs, BIPs, and IEPs based on data collection
  • Became model program in the county (2013-2014) in which FCPS teachers would observe ABA techniques, classroom management, behavior programs, staff management, and classroom setup
  • Managed and trained support staff in applied behavior analysis, curriculum, behavior systems, and individualized educational plans
  • Collaborated with general education teachers, enhanced autism teachers in the county, BCBA coaches and administration to ensure students are receiving the proper services and education
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Special Education
Curriculum And Instruction: Reading Specialist
Bcba
9

Autism Teacher

  • Educated students with autism and autistic characteristics.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing individualized education plans (IEP's).
  • Prepared lesson plans toward student goals and objectives.
  • Scheduled staff/parent meetings regarding students.
  • Supervised and coordinated daily activities and duties of teacher aides.
  • Selected as Lead Teacher for Special Education Department for the 2004-2005 school year.
  • Organized and developed teaching materials as well as alternative assessment and evaluation tools for the special education department.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Severe Disabilities / Rehabilitation Counseling
10

Autism Teacher Assistant

Implemented instructional, therapeutic, and student skill development programs on a one-on-one basis. Developed and instructed extended day Math program.

  • Responsible for assisting students during inclusion lessons.
  • Created extended day lessons that progressed students' mathematical knowledge and application.
  • Adapted instruction to reflect students' Individual Educational Plans.
  • Recognized by student's speech teacher and social worker for having a positive impact on student's development.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
History

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