Behavior Consultant – BCBA

Behavior Consultant – BCBA – Open Position

The primary function of this position is to be responsible for the completion of behavioral assessments, the development of intervention programs, data collection and analysis, team collaboration and training to assist program personnel in managing student behaviors within an educational and/or vocational setting.

Department

Clinical & Behavior Services

Reports To

Reports to the Director of Clinical & Behavior Services

Position Schedule

12-month schedule, School Year + ESY, 7.5 hours per day

 

Qualifications

Education

  • Master’s degree in School Psychology, Counseling, Behavior Analysis, General Psychology or comparable field.

  • Must be a Certified BCBA.

Experience

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in behavior management relative to a special education environment, consulting in a school environment with a successful track record of data collection, observation, analysis, and mentoring/coaching.

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience developing behavior plans for school-age individuals having neurological based emotional and/or behavioral problems.

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Must possess good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Must have above-average knowledge of positive support and behavior management models, functional assessments, data collection and analysis.

  • Must have working-knowledge of the Pennsylvania Department of Education regulations.

  • Must exhibit consultative qualities relative to coaching and mentoring

    Compliance Requirements

    • Ability to Manage Change (flexibility).
    • Ability to Provide a High Level of Customer Service (collaborate, negotiate and problem-solve).
    • Ability to Provide Professional Services to both internal and external customers (approachability and positive leadership).
    • Ability to be Innovative and Creative.

    Compliance Requirements

    • Must comply with Act 168 and submit a completed Sexual Misconduct Form.

    • Must able to obtain and maintain a satisfactory PA criminal background check, Child Abuse & FBI clearances and pass a drug test, as well as, a TB Test.

    • Must be able and willing to drive and have a valid PA driver’s license

    Physical Requirements

    This position requires a high level of energy. Physical activities can include both sitting and standing for long periods of time. Also includes lifting, climbing, bending/stooping, grasping and pulling. Must have full range of motion to provide possible emergency care and/or administer effective/safe CPI techniques. This position requires walking and could include working in both an indoor environment as well as an outdoor environment (cold/hot).

     

    Professional Responsibilities

    • Supports Behavior Interventionists in their respective educational program by providing data relative to the students’ FBAs (Functional Behavior Assessment and training to assist in the implementation of these plans.

    • Oversight of the collection of behavioral data, analysis and reporting conducted by the behavior team.

    • Responds to requests for consultations and evaluations related to students’ behaviors.

    • Reviews student records to gather information needed to develop Functional Behavior Assessments and Functional Behavior Plans.

    • Conducts observations across settings relative to problem behaviors for data collection purposes and monitoring of behavior support plans.

    • Conducts interviews and assessments with family members and/or team members to aid in the development of student plans.

    • Analyzes information compiled to complete a Functional Behavior Assessment

    • Develops Behavior Support Plans based on the completed assessment to reduce problem behaviors in the education setting.

    • Meets with team members to review the FBA results and propose the Functional Behavior Plan.

    • Attends IEP meetings as needed.

    • Conducts trainings relative to behavior management programs and new behavior support plans.

    • Consults and collaborates with education department administrators to assess the integrity of implemented behavior program and plan specific to the students under review.

    • Completes observations across environments to monitor the plans effectiveness and to propose revisions as indicated.

    • Collects and provides analysis of behavioral data by student, program, and organization to monitor and support organizational needs.

    • Provides observations and recommendations for potential student admissions, relative to the student’s behavioral needs.

    • Performs any other duties consistent with the functions for which qualified, as assigned by an appropriate supervisor.

    How To Apply

    Apply at Get.Hired@pathwayschool.org. Please indicate the Job Posting that you are applying to by providing HR with the Job Title in your email. If you are being referred by a Pathway employee, please indicate who referred you.

    It is the policy of The Pathway School to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or the presence of any disability.

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