Quest, Inc

  • QKA Lead Teacher

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/13/2018 1:32 PM)
    Job ID
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    Work Schedule
    Mon - Fri 7:45am-4pm
  • Overview

    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.


    At Quest Kids Academy, the Lead Teacher position is responsible for designing and implementing teaching programs for children in Quest Kids Academy. 

    • Develop teaching materials that are up-to-date with current technologies in the field.
    • Conduct individual and/or group teaching sessions.
    • Collect data for both acquisition and reduction programs.
    • Design acquisition programs that are linked to IEPs and/or behavioral assessments.
    • Design reduction programs that are function-based, and linked to behavioral assessments.
    • Reduction programs will include functionally-equivalent replacement skills.
    • Monitor acquisition and deceleration programs, and the attendant data.
    • Make changes in acquisition and deceleration programs that are timely and linked to an assessment.
    • 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.
    • Supervise, train, and monitor assistants and interns.
    • Assist with initial assessments of prospective students.
    • Attend all weekly staff meetings.
    • Attend IEP meetings and provide input as necessary.
    • Complete all reports that are required.
    • Ensure cleanliness and orderliness of classrooms.
    • Ensure compliance with any and all regulations pertaining to behavioral programming and to Quest's personnel policies.
    • Perform all other duties as required.


    • 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
    • Valid FL Driver's License with a clean driving record
    • B.A. in Psychology or related field
    • Experience in developing and implementing behavioral programs with developmentally disabled individuals preferred
    • BCaBA or BCBA certification preferred


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