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Behavior Analyst - Student Achievement Resource Center

Cherry Creek School District No. 5
Englewood, CO, US

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COMPENSATION PLAN: Certified/Licensed

PAY RANGE: Certified/Licensed Salary Schedule

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SUPERVISOR: Director of Special Education Mental Health

LAST UPDATED: 01/23/2023

JOB SUMMARY: Support school teams with the implementation of skill acquisition and behavior support strategies aligned with current best practices from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Attend to responsibilities and duties within the Autism Severe Needs Team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following tasks describe the basic functions of the job and represent the type of work performed. They do not constitute an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities performed on the job. The following frequencies and percentage of time spent are approximations only and are subject to flexibility dependent on organizational needs.
  • Develop positive behavioral supports utilizing evidence-based interventions appropriate for a school setting; train staff to use interventions and monitor with fidelity. [Daily, 20%]
  • Use progress monitoring data to make program changes that incorporate behavior analytic strategies and interventions. [Daily, 15%]
  • Support a classroom environment that fosters embedded communication and social skills. [Daily, 10%]
  • Consult, collaborate, and support school teams in creating and implementing with fidelity behavior intervention, including completion of Functional Behavioral Assessments. [Daily, 10%]
  • Collect, graph, and analyze student data from a functional behavioral assessment and write reports summarizing the results. [Weekly, 10%]
  • Implement individual and classroom-wide strategies, interventions, etc. to increase adaptive behaviors and the development of functionally equivalent alternative responses. [Weekly, 5%]
  • Design, implement, and evaluate environmental modifications to produce socially significant improvements in human behavior. [Weekly, 5%]
  • Maintain a schedule for direct work with students. [Weekly, 5%]
  • Assess a student's instructional needs and develop appropriate programming. [Weekly, 5%]
  • Confer with parents on an ongoing basis and as a part of the collaborative team. [Weekly, 5%]
  • Develop tools and work with staff to collect progress-monitoring data on behavioral goals. [Monthly, 5%]
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested. [Daily, 5%]

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The minimum amounts of formal education, professional work experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that must be met for a candidate to be considered for a position
  • Master's degree in behavioral science or related field
  • One (1) year of professional work experience with applied behavioral science
  • Experience working with students with autism, emotional/behavioral disorders, and/or intellectual disabilities
  • Advanced knowledge of data analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of the special education evaluation and IEP process
  • Intermediate oral and written communication skills
  • Intermediate organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Advanced interpersonal relations and teamwork skills
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Advanced skills in behavioral assessment and positive behavior support plan development
  • Advanced report writing skills in order to document assessment, intervention, and IEP-related information
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
  • Criminal background check and fingerprinting required for hire

MINIMUM CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES: The minimum certifications and licenses that must be met, valid, and unexpired for a candidate to be considered for a position
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst® (BCBA®) certification through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)
  • Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Adjunct Authorization with BCBA® endorsement

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Any job-related formal education, professional work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, certifications, licenses, and other criteria that are inessential and in addition to the minimum qualifications, certifications, and licenses
  • Two (2) years of professional work experience with applied behavioral science
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Racially conscious and culturally competent with the skill, will, capacity, and knowledge to commit to a culture of continuous improvement

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical exertion, cognitive capacities, and work environments required to perform a position's duties and responsibilities
  • Light work strength level (lifting or carrying up to 25 pounds)
  • Primarily works indoors
  • Frequent standing and walking
  • Occasional bending, reaching, and twisting
  • Occasional lifting, pulling, and pushing
  • Close, distance, color, and peripheral vision
  • Visual concentration, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Eye/hand coordination
  • Normal school district environment


The Cherry Creek School District is one of the highest-achieving school districts in Colorado. We educate more than 53,000 children, representing over 150 languages. We serve over 300,000 residents in 108 square miles spreading across eight municipalities: Cherry Hills Village, Centennial, Foxfield, Glendale, Greenwood Village, and portions of Aurora, Englewood, and Denver. We employ over 3,700 teachers who serve in our 67 schools and programs. Ninety-eight percent of our schools rank in the highest category of Accreditation by the Colorado Department of Education. 

We are proud of our longstanding national record of excellence in academics, arts, athletics, and activities. It is a testament to the efforts of a supportive community, involved parents, dedicated staff members, and motivated students. 

Professional learning opportunities and support for educators are abundant in Cherry Creek, including educator mentorship, new educator orientation, district-level professional learning, and school-based learning teams - all directed toward developing educator craft and increasing student achievement. 

We look forward to meeting with you to discuss the many opportunities in our district and the wonderful lifestyle of Colorado.

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