Expertise in the field and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Emotional Disturbance, and other challenging behaviors.
Experience working in public schools, Preschool- age 21 preferred.
Knowledge of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is preferred.
Director of Pupil and Special Education Services
The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) provides behavior analytic services to support special education staff, pupil services staff and general education teachers and administrators in the provision of behavioral supports and services designed to assist students in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). The BCBA conducts assessments and develops plans that conform to IDEA, Connecticut law and regulations, as well as other applicable statutes and regulations. The BCBA also provides district-wide support and training regarding behavior intervention techniques to certified staff, paraprofessionals, and administrators.
Design, develop and implement, with appropriate district approvals, management and/or behavioral interventions.
Participate on behavior teams providing support and management for the implementation of behavior plans.
Maintain appropriate records, assist and provide guidance for teachers and other staff in the implementation of behavioral interventions.
Provide coaching and professional development to staff on behavior interventions and supports.
Participate in Planning and Placement Team meetings on an as-needed basis.
Confer with general education classroom teachers, along with special education teachers/pupil services staff and administrators regarding students with various disabilities and behavioral challenges.
Provide consultation to district Special Education/Pupil Service team for building-by-building safety plans, tier III behavior intervention plans and other supports.
Train staff and/or family members directly (i.e., in-person, with opportunities for questions, discussions, etc.) on the implementation of behavior support plans.
Conduct treatment fidelity assessments to ensure proper descriptive progress notes on a monthly basis.
Assist with maintaining student data and prepare pertinent reports requested by the Director of Pupil Services.
Implement Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support to increase appropriate student behavior and academic skills.
Consult and/or conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments to inform the development of individualized FBA/BIP/Positive Behavior Support Plans
Conduct evaluations for purposes of identification or reevaluation of special education services in conjunction with other evaluations (as needed)
Assist with developing and providing staff training and preparation for working effectively with students with a various exceptionalities as well as those students with other behavioral disorders.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Ten month school year as determined by the Board of Education. Competitive Salaries and benefits offered and determined by non-affiliated employee group regulation.
Windsor Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United States Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Danielle Batchelder, Director of Business Services/Human Resources / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000. District 504 Coordinator: Kristina Wieckowski, Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000.