Employment Opportunities

Tuolumne County Superintendent of School

Position: Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)
Location: Sonora, CA

Company Description

Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools serves students ages 0-22 years. The County Operated programs include the following educational programs:

-Alternative Education

-Adult Education

-Court School

-SELPA Run Programs

The Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) facilitate high quality educational programs and services for special needs students and training for parents and educators. The SELPA collaborates with county agencies and school districts to develop and maintain healthy and enriching environments in which special needs students and families can live and succeed.

We are located in the foothills of the Western Sierras, 2.5 hours east of the Bay Area. Living and working here, feels like you are on permanent vacation since you are surrounded by nature and away from the big city.

Minimum Education Required for Position

Master's Degree

Minimum Certification Required for Position

BCBA Preferred

Job Description + Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Director of SELPA/Special Education, the BCBA provides behavior analysis and behavior management plans for special education students enrolled in educational programs; provides support and training to school site staff, paraprofessionals, and parents/guardians in appropriate behavior intervention techniques. Conducts assessments and develops plans that conform to IDEA and California Education Code. Direct special education classified staff working with students.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

1. Develops and provides training for groups of school site administrators, teachers, parents/guardians, and paraprofessionals in:

a. Behavioral assessments, techniques, and intervention plans

b. Managing assaultive behaviors, e.g. Professional Assault Response Training

c. Principles of behavioral intervention, modification, and other behavior management systems

d. Crisis management techniques

e. Evidence-based practices

2. Works with students who exhibit inappropriate behaviors and provides support and training for staff who work with students who exhibit inappropriate behaviors.

3. Trains staff in and conducts functional analysis assessments of behaviors for students with complex and or severe behaviors in accordance with the IDEA and the California Education Code.

4. Consults with and provides direction to school psychologists in implementing and monitoring behavior intervention plans.

5. Consults with school site administrators and staff, teachers, paraprofessionals, and parents/guardians.

6. Participates in IEP team meetings as required.

7. Prepares evaluations, assessments, and/or reports for the purpose of documentation of student behaviors.

8. Attends job-related meetings and activities specified by the Director.

9. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE OF

• Principles and methods of behavior analysis.

• Theory of behavior and socialization needs of special education students.

• Objectives of behavior intervention techniques, treatment and services.

• Socialization activities used in behavior management.

• Principles of consultation, training and technical supervision.

• Health and safety regulations.

• Effective record-keeping techniques.

• Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

• Established procedures

• District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

• Equipment used to provide behavior therapy.

SKILLS/ABILITIES


• Identify and analyze areas of behavior and socialization needs.

• Develop and carry out behavior plans, goals and objectives.

• Provide consultation for classroom and home behavior management.

• Explain and provide training on behavior management principles and methods.

• Provide technical guidance to other personnel.

• Establish and maintain behavior observation files and logs.

• Apply appropriate behavior management procedures in working with students at all grade levels.

• Work cooperatively with others.

• Understand and follow oral and written directions in English.

• Meet schedules and timelines.

• Plan and organize work.

• Work confidentially with discretion.

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Read, explain and follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

• Maintain records adhering to established procedures.

• Complete assigned work in timely manner


QUALIFICATIONS 


Any combination equivalent to: BCBA, Master's degree in psychology, or Doctorate, behavior analysis or closely related field; one year of behavior analysis, behavior management and/or socialization experience in a school or similar setting.

Salary, Benefits, + Opportunities

190 Days, 8 hours/day, 5 days/week

Salary

Level VI - Professional Salary Schedule, $417.58/day - $477.45/day plus benefits

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