Board Certified Behavior Analyst - 12 months

Location
Norwalk, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 25, 2019
Ref
4376
  • Position Type:
    Specialized Learning/ Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

  • Date Posted:
    1/25/2019

  • Location:
    Specialized Learning and Student Services

  • Date Available:
    Immediately

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

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    JOB SUMMARY

    The BCBA will provide behavior analysis services and develop behavior intervention plans for special education students. In addition, support and professional learning will be provided to school staff, paraprofessionals, and parents/guardians, with respect to behavior intervention techniques, conducting assessments, and developing behavior intervention plans.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    The following identifies the primary and essential functions of the position and is not intended to be an exhaustive listing of all duties.
    • Acts as liaison with the public and mental health community for the purpose of supporting individual student development goals;
    • Administers programs and services for behaviorally or emotionally disturbed students for the purpose of improved functioning and ensuring program eligibility and compliance with established guidelines;
    • Assists with student crisis intervention;
    • Assists in developing interventions, functional behavior assessments and behavior plans for the purpose of providing a safe and effective educational environment for students with challenging behaviors;
    • Assists in developing procedures and training materials for District staff involved with students with challenging behaviors for the purpose of enhancing programs for students and ensuring that program operations are in compliance with established guidelines;
    • Collaborates with school personnel, agencies, and families in coordinating individualized ESE services for students;
    • Collects and summarizes behavioral data;
    • Completes all reporting requirements as mandated by the District, state, federal, and educational agencies (i.e. restraint and seclusion, assessments, behavioral data);
    • Conducts workshops, training, in-service presentations, etc. in classroom management techniques and other topics for the purpose of developing skills and establishing effective relationships with behaviorally or emotionally challenged students;
    • Coordinates handling of child abuse and neglect cases through contact with school staff and outside agency personnel for the purpose of complying with mandated requirements;
    • Facilitates and coaches teams through the development and implementation of functional behavior assessments/behavior interventions plans and crisis plans for identified students;
    • Implements and coaches school personnel on research based methods of classroom management and behavioral strategies;
    • Participates in the development of Individualized Educational Programs for students;
    • Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops and committees for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform functions and remaining knowledgeable with program guidelines;
    • Provides social skills instruction to students utilizing research based methodologies and approved District curricula;
    • Performs related duties as required.

    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
    • Experience working with young children
    • Public school experience with students displaying social/emotional/behavioral needs
    • Experience in behavior management (development and program implementation)
    • Collaborative working style
    • Ability to communicate ideas and directives clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Effective, active listening skills
    • Ability to work effectively with others
    • Organizational and problem solving skills


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Possession of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification (BCBA)
    • School-based experience working with students with autism and other behavior challenges
    • Experience in supervising ABA therapists preferred


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Experience in supervising ABA therapists

    Days: Monday Friday ( 12 month position)
    Salary: In alignment with NFEP contract
    Apply at
    www.norwalkpublicschools.org
    Click "Employment"

    NORWALK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
    It is the policy of the Norwalk Board of Education to ensure equal educational opportunity for all students and to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical and mental disability in the school district's educational program and activities; and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, national origin, gender; gender identity or expression, sexual preference or physical and mental disability.

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