Teacher Assistant

Quest, Inc
Orlando, Florida
$12 - $14 per hour + benefits
Nov 17, 2020
Jan 16, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level

Teacher Assistant
Orlando, Florida

Quest, Inc., makes a difference in the lives of nearly 1,000 people each day. For over 50 years, Quest has supported Central Floridians with developmental and intellectual disabilities by offering choices and opportunities to live, learn, work and play. Quest offers a wide range of services and support for individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Our company can be a valuable resource by providing a safe place to call home, quality long-term care, education, therapy and early intervention services for children, employment for youth and adults and a place for retreat and respite. Quest's mission, through quality and innovation, is to build communities where people with disabilities achieve their goals. Each Quest team member plays an important role in providing the individuals we serve with superior service, care and support.

  • Conduct individual and/or group teaching sessions.
  • Collect data for both acquisition and deceleration programs.
  • Manage children who are assigned and ensure their safety.
  • Implement emergency procedures for problem behavior as needed.
  • Communicate with parents about their child's progress and other issues.
  • Assist in developing teaching materials that are up-to-date with current technologies in the field.
  • Graph all data as assigned.
  • Assist in designing data sheets and graphs.
  • Provide input for programmatic decisions.
  • Attend all weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend IEP meetings and provide input as necessary.
  • Assist in ensuring cleanliness and orderliness of the QKA classrooms.
  • Ensure compliance with any and all regulations pertaining to behavioral programming and to Quest's personnel policies.
  • Perform all other duties as required
  • Run behavioral programs
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Effectively work with parents
  • Graph and plot data
  • Clearly and consistently, deliver verbal commands in English


  • Education/Training (including vocation, Jr. College, etc.)
  • A./60+ credits of general studies towards degree in Psychology or related field
  • Experience in developing and implementing behavioral programs with developmentally disabled individuals preferred
  • Experience/licenses/certifications needed. If experience can be substituted for education, please specify number of years and type:
  • Eligible to legally work in the United States.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Successfully complete a background check and drug screen.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English.
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment.
  • Ability to provide proof of educational achievement or required certifications such as a high school diploma, GED, college degree, advanced degree, or medical credentials

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


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