Minnick Schools (enCircle) seeks BCBAs in Roanoke

Date Posted

September 1, 2021




Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)







Are you eager to make a difference in the life of a child? An enCircle Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) provides support in the Minnick Schools to teachers, assistant teachers, educational aides, administrators, other school personnel, and families.
We support students ages 5 to 22 with disabilities and challenging behaviors that significantly impede their learning. Minnick Schools is a private special education day school for students with disabilities licensed by the Virginia Board of Education in Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Wytheville, Wise, and Bristol.

• Masters in Special Education, behavior analysis, or psychology required
• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) required
• Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) by the Virginia Board of Medicine or license eligible
• Expertise in the field and knowledge of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders), experience working in a school setting is preferred
• Knowledge of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is preferred.
• Experience in teaching or providing behavioral and academic support to multidisciplinary teams
• Ability to cultivate teamwork and foster staff professional development and competency
• Minimum 6 months of experience working with children with Autism, Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual disability (ID) and/or Emotional Disability (ED)
• Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, community members, and staff members
• Training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), classroom management strategies, individual behavior intervention plan development, data collection methods, and positive behavior support strategies required
• Serve as a mandated reporter
• Adherence to a high level of professional and ethical standards
• Valid Virginia Drivers’ License and proof of insurance
• Satisfactory Driving Record in accordance with agency standards
• Ability to organize work effectively
• Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and complete required paperwork according to agency requirements on a timely basis
• Basic computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office
• Ability to observe health and safety regulations
• Ability to assist with crisis de-escalation techniques, including physical management, and to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, and Safety Care.
Essential Functions: May be required to perform any of the following duties
• Provide consultation and training pertaining to the use of behavior analytic strategies through in-services, workshops, technical assistance, and coaching
• Oversee classroom coaches and implementation of competency-based staff training
• Conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and develop behavior intervention plans (BIPs) as needed
• Train staff on implementation of BIPs and provide follow up monitoring to ensure fidelity of implementation
• Review incident reports as requested
• Assist teachers in conducting skill assessments (e.g., ABLLS-R, AFLS, etc.) and selecting IEP goals based on assessment results
• Collaborate with teachers to select evidence-based teaching strategies for IEP goals and other skills targeted for acquisition and to develop appropriate teaching materials
• Review and provide feedback on skill acquisition plans for IEP goals and other skills targeted for acquisition
• Assist teachers in developing data collection systems and in collecting, graphing, analyzing data
• Attend regularly scheduled classroom meetings to discuss student programming and review data
• Review student IEP progress monitoring forms for accuracy as requested
• Participate in IEP meetings as requested
• Provide credential-based assessment and supervision (i.e., RBT)
• Participate in planning meetings to assess needs, set short- and long-term goals, identify barriers to implementation, and assess progress
• Assist with the implementation of school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
• Report all student injuries, accidents and illnesses to the administration of the school immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible
• Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and school personnel information
• Meet continuing education requirements to maintain professional certification(s)
• Perform duties as assigned by Principal/Educational Coordinator and Supervisor of ABA Services
• Perform related duties and other duties as assigned