Jun 14, 2021

DC Board Certified Behavior Analyst Position

  • Rocketship Public School
  • Redwood City, CA, USA
Full-time Education School Support Special Education Support

Job Description

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every
Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities
across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

Position Description:
The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) will collaborate with a variety of school-based staff to design high-quality resources and programming for students with significant behavioral needs and to provide ongoing support related to the implementation of these resources. The BCBAt will work closely with students using restorative and de-escalation practices as well as
facilitating tier 2 and tier 3 interventions such as self-regulation groups and individual behavior services.

Essential Functions:
● Facilitate staff and family team meetings to present data collection and assessment findings as well as individualized plan recommendations and
● Consult with Special Education teachers and school psychologist on IEP
recommendations for appropriate goals, services and descriptions of present levels related to adaptive behavior
● Participate in IEP meetings as a member of the IEP team
● Provide staff with consultation, coaching and/or modeling to support the implementation of individualized BIPs at school sites
● Conduct ongoing follow-up assessments, evaluations and observations on the progress of BIPs, reporting new information to staff and families
● Collaborate with school leaders to create a school-wide vision of excellence on behavioral supports for students with intensive behavioral needs
● Provide ongoing consultation to school leaders and and other staff in order to propel the evolution of Rocketship’s model for supporting students with intensive behavioral needs
● Design and implement professional development related to behavioral management strategies and/or implementation of BIPs for teams within schools
● Provide direct support to individual students in accordance with BIPs as needed
● Assist in coordinating, communicating and seeking consultation with external community agencies
● Participate as a member of school site problem-solving teams (for example: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) team, Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) leadership team, Student Study Team (SST) and the School Crisis Team (SCT))
● Collaborate with Special Education case managers and school psychologists to create comprehensive evaluation reports and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for students with behavioral services; support in maintenance of compliant records of these IEPs

Qualifications:

● Advanced training in applied behavioral analysis and support (BCBA certification strongly preferred)
● Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
● 3+ years experience working in an educational or therapeutic setting
● Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program development, behavior reduction and skill acquisition procedures, data collection
● Strong commitment to ensuring equity and inclusion for students with intensive behavioral needs
● Thorough understanding of best practices for supporting students with intensive behavioral needs and commitment to working with students with severe, challenging behaviors
● Experience supervising ABA programs and a team of providers (strongly preferred)
● Excellent analytical and data-based decision making skills; proven ability to interpret multiple metrics and use data to inform action plans for students and schools
● Experience working in an elementary school environment (strongly preferred)
● Experience working in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (highly preferred)
● Comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with a demonstrated ability and desire to flexibly shift responsibilities over time as the role and department evolve
● Strong customer-service orientation in approach to work with teachers and school leaders
● Team player with extraordinary written and oral communication skills
● Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, investment in culturally responsive family engagement
● Deep commitment to Rocketship’s mission to eliminate the achievement gap within our lifetimes

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.

Compensation:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off

Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public
Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools’ employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920
ext. 115.


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