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Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Davis School District
Date Posted: May 12, 2021
Contact Person's Name: Lorie Coates
Contact Person's Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: Davis School District
Location: Special Education
Job Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2021
The BCBA for Davis School District is a professional who provides Behavior Analytic services and consultation to school teams and IEP teams. Primary responsibilities will include assessment of behavior, supporting the development/revision of Behavior Intervention Plans, training/supervision of RBTs and Behavior Interventionists, consultation with school teams and communication with District Leadership. A BCBA is expected to have and maintain board certification through the BACB at application and throughout employment with Davis School District.
Assessment of behavioral function and needs, in school settings, through functional behavior assessment (including functional analysis, when applicable). Creating and revising school-based behavior intervention plans. Working with school teams and building administration in development and implementation of behavior intervention plans. Facilitate positive parent and school team relationships. Coordinate information between community, home and school-based services for students. Coordinating and communicating needs with District based leadership. Other BACB approved tasks as assigned. Supervising RBTs and Behavior Interventionists with: Establish & maintain therapeutic relationship by pairing self as a reinforcing entity. Prompt safe and socially acceptable replacement behaviors in order to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem-solving skills. Fade prompts appropriately to promote both successful and Independent responding. Increase the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors by providing access to reinforcers (desired items/actions, attention, or removal of demands/aversive situations). Accurately collect behavior data including: A·B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval-based recording. Follow the treatment plan goals and interventions utilizing sound judgment and seeks out appropriate consultation. Participate in supervision for RBTs for 5% of total time worked.
Master’s Degree and experience working with students with special needs in a school setting preferred. BCBA credential in good standing. LBA license with the State of Utah One year of experience as an BCBA. Two years of successful experience working with adolescents with significant behavioral needs, preferably students with ASD or other developmental disabilities. Ability to build and maintain relationships with students and school staff. Ability and desire to work patiently and compassionately with students who have challenging behaviors (e.g., yelling, biting, hitting, kicking, pinching). Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to student's needs; this position is rated as active and regularly requires the individual to lift 30-50 pounds. Ability to work independently and with a team Ability to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively to other members of your team Strong organizational and time management skills Ability to manage multiple tasks Clearance of a state and federal criminal background check .
Based on DSD Teacher Leader pay scale with benefits as negotiated with DSD.