Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Coordinator of Special Education
Date Revised
12/01/2015
Department
Special Education
Primary Purpose
Work with special education teachers district-wide to develop and implement ABA based-behavior management strategies in classrooms and to provide specific behavior intervention supports to students. Assist campus staff in developing functional behavior assessments. Behavior improvement plans, positive behavior supports, and behavior management plans.
Education Certification

Master’s degree from accredited university

BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of specific ABA strategies and interventions for working students with autism and other developmental disabilities and behavior challenges

Knowledge of proper ABA assessment protocols for evaluation and data collection

Knowledge of how to provide services for students in alignment with students’ individualized education programs

Strong organizational skills

Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills

Previous experience in professional development presentations

Experience

Two years of special education classroom teaching experience, preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Instructional and Program Management

  • Model positive behavioral intervention strategies for teachers to use the classroom setting
  • Assist teachers in analyzing behavior and developing correlating strategies for intervention
  • Assist teachers and special education staff in the implementation of behavior strategies
  • Complete FBAs and BIPs when requested by ARD committee
  • Provide professional development for district staff
  • Provide student and teacher observations to assist in the development of behavior interventions and strategies, FBAs and BIPs
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities
  • Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required documents
  • Participate in staff development activities to improve job-related skills

Student Management

  • Demonstrate support for the district’s student management policies and expected student behavior related to special education program

Communication and Community Relations

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship and open communication with principals, teachers, staff, parents and community members.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting
Motion
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less 50 pounds)
Environment
Frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress