Responsibilities: The Board Certified Behavior Analyst will provide specialized expertise to define and characterize behaviors, measure and assess behaviors, select and evaluate interventions and strategies, display and interpret behavioral data and monitor behavior changed.
The Behavior Analyst is responsible for the implementation of skill acquisition and behavior support strategies aligned with current best practices from the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) as well as responsibilities and duties within the collaborative team, including, but not limited to:
-Leadership role in the team development of Behavior Support Plans (BSPs) including completion of Functional Behavioral Assessments and/or Analyses as needed and appropriate.
-Leadership role in the implementation of BSPs with fidelity.
-Support a classroom environment that fosters imbedded communication and social skills.
-Implement individual and classroom-wide strategies, interventions, etc. to increase adaptive behaviors and the development of functionally equivalent alternative responses.
-Collect, monitor, graph and analyze student data.
-Schedule time in classrooms for direct work with students.
-Regular meetings with the collaborative classroom team.
-Support parent training, as a part of a team, to facilitate the use of appropriate supportive strategies within home and community -settings.
-Confer with parents on an ongoing basis and as part of the collaborative team.
-Attendance at special education, BCBA specific and instructional meetings as required
-Performing other related duties as assigned.
-Writes assessment reports based on initial assessment including behavior support recommendations, programming strategies and tracking forms
-Collaborates with school teams and families in the development of behavior support strategies
-Conducts Functional Behavior Assessments and writes reports and develops Behavior Support Plans
-Develops data collection forms
-Trains staff in implementation of Behavior Support Plans and recommended strategies, monitor implementation
-Conducts staff training on topics in Applied Behavior Analysis -Monitors ad provides support for staff in use of ABA strategies and procedures
-Participates in regularly scheduled Multi-disciplinary Team Meetings at schools and initial student interviews/assessment
-Conducts regularly scheduled visits to assess and monitor progress and provide ongoing support at assigned schools
-Reviews skill acquisition and behavior data on an agreed upon schedule (minimally monthly)
-Modifies Behavior Support Plans and skill programs as needed -Coordinates/collaborates with the special education director and central office personnel regularly
-Assists with development of materials for behavior support and skill training -Supports school teams at IEP meetings as needed to review progress, data, and develop IEP goals
-Demonstrates effective communication skills in working with a variety of team members
-Attends Behavior Support Committee and Department meetings as needed
-Complies with all rules and regulations set forth by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc.
-Administer and interpret vb-Mapp
-Understand, appreciate and make accommodations for student diversity
-Participate in professional development for continuous learning
-Follow State legal requirements and District and building policies and procedures
Qualifications Required: -Currently hold a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certificate (or in process) -Currently hold a CDE certification as a Special Education Generalist Teacher, Speech Language Pathologist, Psychologist, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist -Completed and submitted BVSD on-line application Preferred: -Experience working with children and/or adults with autism and/or developmental disabilities Salary Information: Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please. Application and Selection Procedure: Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number). Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position. If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado. Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination. The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievem...ent. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 211,000 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://www.bvsd.org.