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  • Clarke County Schools Seeks Intensive Behavior Program Teacher

    Posted on February 21, 2019 by in Jobs, Member Jobs

    CLARKE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SEEKS INTENSIVE BEHAVIOR PROGRAM TEACHER (RBT, BCaBA, or BCBA preferred)

    Clarke County Public Schools is HIRING for an Intensive Behavior Program Teacher to join our new and growing program for the 2019-2020 school year! 

    General Description:

    Under direct supervision of the Supervisor of Behavior Analytic Services, the Intensive Behavior Program (IBP) Teacher is responsible for overseeing, in collaboration with the designated Behavior Analyst or Lead Behavior Therapist, the Intensive Behavior Program classroom using the principles of applied behavior analysis to perform duties including student instruction and assessment, as well as consultation and behavioral skills training (BST) to general education teachers as assigned.  This individual will also be responsible for assisting in crisis situations and participating in parent and school system meetings.

    Essential Job Functions:

    Presents instruction to students based on assessment data and IEP/SOL’s, and uses evidence-based curriculum provided; Collects and analyzes student and staff data to inform programmatic and training needs; Creates and uses functional, socially significant, and developmentally appropriate materials; Conducts assessments in preparation for instructional programming, IEP meetings, and weekly team meetings with Supervisor of Behavior Analytic Services; Conducts classroom and student observations using a standardized classroom observation tool as assigned to gather data to identify students for the program; Participates in the development of Intensive Behavior Program (IBP) student plans; Schedules staff and services for IBP students both in the IBP classroom and in the inclusive setting as needed and maintains fidelity to daily schedule; Runs social skills groups using evidence-based curriculum provided; Participates in meetings as a member of the building level Behavior Response Team to problem solve interfering behaviors across the school that do not rise to the level of IBP intervention; Participates in ongoing training opportunities as provided or assigned by Supervisor of Behavior Analytic Services; Responds to crisis situations as necessary, following appropriate training; Reviews and communicates safety issues to ensure a safe and healthy environment; Maintains accurate and complete records as required by law, policy, and administrative expectation; Maintains intellectual property of school division, Intensive Behavior Program, and all curriculum used; Establishes and maintains professional relationships with colleagues, students, parents, and community which reflect recognition of and respect for every individual; Participates in school management and shares responsibility for the total school program; Performs other duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Knowledge of principles and procedures of Applied Behavior Analysis; Familiarity with principles of Direct Instruction preferred; Knowledge of curriculum and techniques for integrating curriculum, policies, and effective instructional practices; Knowledge of academic discipline(s) consistent with state and local curriculum; Knowledge of human growth and development; Willingness to engage in behaviors that align to the values of Clarke County Public Schools and the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board; Ability to take constructive feedback aimed at improving professional skills; Ability to collect accurate and reliable data and present that data clearly and effectively; Ability to provide instruction that reflects multiple perspectives and multicultural education; Ability to infuse technology into curriculum; Ability to work effectively with administrators, colleagues, central office, school-based staff, students, parents, and community; Ability to communicate effectively and professionally verbally and in writing.

    Education and Experience:

    Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field of education from an accredited college or university and have or be eligible for a teacher license from the Virginia Department of Education.  This is a General Education position with a preferred qualification/license in Special Education- Adapted Curriculum.

    Credentialing through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), or Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) is also preferred.

    To see full job description or to apply, please visit https://www.clarke.k12.va.us and click on “employment.” For more information, please contact Chrissy Welgan, Supervisor of Behavior Analytic Services, at welganc@clarke.k12.va.us or Rick Catlett, Assistant Superintendent, at catlettr@clarke.k12.va.us.  Thank you!    

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