May 11, 2020

Behavior Technician- ED Program

  • TrulyHired
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Job Title: Behavior Technician
Salary Grade: Behavior Technician Grade 10
Work Year: Student Days (ELL two days prior, Special Education Social Skills three days prior)
FLSA: Non-exempt

SUMMARY : Provides behavioral supports for students and assistance with student management for teachers and staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed. In other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the position.
  • Assists the teacher in maintaining a clean, attractive and safe learning environment.
  • Assists teacher in implementing the instructional program under the teacher's supervision by providing behavioral supports necessary for the teacher to maintain an instructional focus.
  • Maintains records on behavioral data.
  • Assists students with classroom expectations .
  • Demonstrates an understanding of students' challenges and maintains consistent immediate natural consequences for all student behavior choices.
  • Implements IEP goals and behavior plans under the direction of the classroom teacher and program administrator.
  • Supervises students removal from the classroom due to behavioral needs and employs appropriate crisis prevention techniques as required.
  • Supports student and staff safety using the adopted district wide therapeutic intervention plan.
  • Uses therapeutic holds when necessary as trained by a certified instructor.
  • Supports specific special educational program procedures.
  • Reports information about a child's development and behavior to teachers.
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of:
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Therapeutic interventions and de-escalation strategies.
Ability to:
  • Assist teachers in student management.
  • Supervise students at recess and entering and exiting buses.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with others.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : Educational assistants must possess an Associate's degree or equivalent of sixty hours or pass a State approved proficiency test. Previous experience with physically, emotionally or mentally impaired students or a combination of experience and post high school training preferred. Crisis prevention training required.

Educational AssistantII/Behavior Technician Associate's Degree or 60 hours

  • First Aid and CPR Certification provided by the District when required.
  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories: Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
Support Staff > Maintenance
Contact Information
  • Valerie Andersen, Human Resources Tech
  • 1226 W. Osborn Road
  • Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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