Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Job Type: Full-time
Qualifications: Master's Degree & BCBA; at least 3 years experience with ABA and discrete trials
Reports To: Clinical Director
Salary: $70000 to $85000 depending on experience.
Generous PTO policy and benefits.
About Us: Hopeful Journeys is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Hopeful Journeys is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders. The Behavior Clinician's responsibility is to develop behavior intervention plans for students diagnosed with autism and other disabilities. The behavior clinician will provide staff development on the implementation of particular protocols, data collection and progress monitoring techniques. The behavior clinician is also responsible for directly supervising a small team of staff and handling parent communications.
Essential duties and responsibilities: 1. Directly supervise team members around behavior plans, curriculum modifications, accommodations and social skills and provide staff with resources, tools, and in-class modeling of techniques. 2. Oversee and provide feedback to staff regarding programming and IEP implementation, and attend IEP meetings and parents meetings. 3. Develop and oversee behavior plans for in-classroom implementation and assess progress of effectiveness of behavior plans and curriculum modifications. 4. Conduct behavior assessments and devise appropriate behavior plans. 5. Coordinate communications between home and school. 6. Ensure timely completion of progress reports & graphed data. 7. Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings. 8. Develop data-taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information. 9. Facilitate team meetings weekly. 10. Participate in ensure staff appropriately present student progress during team meetings. 11. Act as an active training member for ABA staff and management staff. This includes on-site staff training, orientation training, clinical and staff meetings. 12. Ensure that all staff demonstrates proficiency in using applied behavior analysis by carrying out behavior change projects meeting designated standards of reliability and scientific rigor, satisfactorily answering questions in regard to the principles of behavior, and by demonstrating proficiency on evaluation developed for each of the essential skills of the position. 13. Ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents. 14. Ensure all students are safe by implementing and monitoring de-escalation strategies. 15. Directly supervise, train, evaluate and provide feedback (both positive and constructive) to ABA teachers and case managers. 16. Maintain responsibility of your team by ensuring all staff are on task and implementing programming/behavior plans properly, ensure students are safe and making progress and ensure all parent needs and concerns are addressed appropriately. 17. Other duties as required.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Salary: $70,000 to $85,000 Per Year
Job Categories: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Special Education > Autism
Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities Location Description
Hopeful Journeys (previously the Futures Clinic) provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders. ABA therapy early in life can increase the ability of the child to obtain language and expand their ability to learn. It can also reduce the future costs of special education and help families relieve stress. High structured environments can improve a child's social, academic and self-help skills. Learn more about us... Equal Opportunity Employer
Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation. Job Requirements
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Master degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required
- Dara Pearsol, Operations Director
- 28 Tozer Road
- Beverly, Massachusetts 01915