Aug 13, 2019

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

  • KIPP DC
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-time Other Education School Support

Job Description

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
KIPP DC is a non-profit network of high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools in Washington, D.C. Our sixteen schools and The Learning Center recruit and educate over 6,000 students on six campuses in the city’s most educationally underserved communities. At KIPP DC, we empower students to access opportunities that lead to a choice-filled life. Highly skilled teachers and leaders, more time in school, a rigorous college preparatory-curriculum, and a strong culture of achievement and support help our students climb the mountain to and through college.


POSITION OVERVIEW:
KIPP DC is looking for a dynamic, committed and flexible School Based Behavior Analyst to perform behavioral analysis and intervention support for general education students and students receiving specialized education services in grades preK-3 through 12. The KIPP DC School Based Behavior Analyst will work closely with school social workers, school based student support teams, school leaders, and teachers across all campuses to execute a tiered approach to behavior support at the school level. This position is full-time and reports to the KIPP DC Social Work Manager.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates positive, collaborative problem-solving orientation with students, parents and guardians, educators, administrators, community members, and colleagues.
  • Complete comprehensive functional behavioral assessments and behavior plans for general education and special education students.
  • Implement student behavior plans by modeling interventions, creating data tracking systems and developing tools to collect progress-monitoring data for school staff.
  • Review and update behavior intervention plans and assessments accordingly in a timely manner using data analysis.
  • Schedule review meetings with parents and school staff.
  • Serves in a consultative role with school teams to offer prevention and intervention strategies for students in the behavior RTI process; and provides consultation on an on-going basis to teachers, parents, and other school personnel to resolve students’ learning and behavioral problems.
  • Train school staff in creating and executing evidence-based behavior interventions for students, use of data collection tools, behavior analysis techniques, and how to monitor fidelity.
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings at schools to provide guidance on IEP goals and supports and student LRE placement.
  • Coordinate with the KIPP DC Student Support Team on student cases.
  • Serve as a full-time and engaged member of the KIPP DC team
  • Believes deeply in the mission and values of KIPP and subscribe to KIPP's Five Pillars
  • Holds high expectations for each student.
  • Exhibits positive rapport with students.
  • Establishes and maintain strong communication lines with all stakeholders: school administrators, teachers, parents, and other staff.
  • Must be self-motivated, a team player, and exercise patience/professionalism.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least two years of experience as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Preferred)
  • Master's Degree in Behavior Analysis, Applied Behavior Analysis, Education/Special Education, Psychology or a related field.
  • Certification as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), in good standing with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
  • Extensive skills in behavioral assessment and behavior support plan development.
  • Extensive knowledge of data analysis.
  • Experience and commitment to working with underserved students.
  • Experience working in an urban public school system (Preferred).
  • Pass a criminal background check, as required by law.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and creative problem-solving skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply online through https://www.kippdc.org/join-our-team/. The position is available and applicants are encouraged to apply early. Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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