Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Location
East Falmouth, MA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Ref
1954
Posting of Vacancy

K-12 Board Certified Behavior Analyst

June 1, 2021

Qualifications:
  • Must be licensed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Teacher licensure not required but highly preferred
  • Experience in private, community, and public school setting is preferred
  • Experience at the elementary, middle, and high school level is preferred
  • Strong computer skills including experience with electronic data collection and graphing
  • Detail oriented and a high level of proficiency and accuracy in all duties
  • Ability to exercise discretion, work independently, and make on the spot decisions
  • Ability to anticipate a problem or concern and direct others accordingly
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Exceptional time management and scheduling abilities
  • Such alternatives as the Superintendent of Schools may deem acceptable and appropriate.

Responsibilities:
  • Formal and Informal Assessment and Treatment of Student Behavior
  • Observes student behavior in multiple environments (ex: Classrooms and other school grounds, community, home, out of district placements, etc.)
  • Collects data on student behaviors/observations
  • Presents/summarizes observations of student behavior data using both narrative and graphic displays
  • Conducts and writes Functional Behavioral Assessments, both individually and in conjunction with other staff members
  • Develops Positive Behavior Support Plans for students in consultation with students, staff, and family members
  • Assists staff members in developing data collection strategies in the classroom
  • Assists staff members in developing and implementing behavioral procedures based on the principal of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Conducts home assessments to determine the need for direct service and/or parent education in the home environment
  • In some instances provides direct behavioral and/or social skills instruction in the home/community/school setting
  • Writes instructional programs for students when appropriate
  • Provides hands on staff training with regard to behavioral treatments and interventions including physical intervention procedures.

Participates in the IEP Process
  • Attends IEP meetings for students receiving district support and/or for students evaluated for behavioral concerns
  • Writes IEP goals and objectives associated with decreasing negative behaviors and increasing positive behaviors
  • Presents reports and information regarding student behavior to parents, staff, and the student when appropriate
  • Writes progress reports for students whom direct service is provided
  • Recommends service types/amounts for students who have been evaluated for behavioral concerns
  • May participate in initial evaluations of a student when behavior is also a concern
  • Provides consultation to families, outside agency providers and staff members (this may be outside the school day)
  • Provides professional development to other staff on behavior principles and techniques
  • Such other responsibilities and professional responsibilities as may from time to time be assigned by the Director of Student Services


Physical Demands
  • Must be Safety Care trained and able to implement physical escorts and restraints as a last resort
  • Consistent movement within and between buildings on any given day
  • Must be able to read and prepare documents and utilize a variety of computer skills
  • Extended periods of time on your feet
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful or chaotic situations


SALARY: In accordance with FEA contract.

APPLICATION: Internal Applicants please apply until filled to:

Falmouth Public Schools

www.falmouth.k12.ma.us

#BCBA SpedTeach22-1 Lori Duerr, Ed.D. Superintendent of Schools

ORIGINAL POSTING START DATE: 06/01/2021

EOE: The School Committee affirms a policy which guarantees equal employment opportunity in the recruitment, application, selection, compensation, retention, transfer, promotion, benefits, work assignment and career progression process without discrimination for reasons of individual's race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, citizenship, military status, sexual orientation, disability or genetic information.

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