Job Description

Openings as of 9/18/2018
Special Education

  • 2018- 2019 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (193 days) JobID: 2316
  • Position Type:
    Special Education

  • Date Posted:
    6/6/2018

  • Location:
    Various KISD Campuses

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    Job Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst Wage/Hour Status: Exempt

    Department/School: Curriculum & Instruction Pay Grade: Board Cert. Behavior Analyst
    Function: Learning Salary Schedule

    Reports to: Director of Special Education HR Date Approved: October 2009
    Updated 2-2012


    SUMMARY:

    Provides leadership, analysis, and support in the area of special education Behavior Analysis. Promotes quality and compliance of programs and services to improve student achievement.


    BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description.

    • Model core organizational beliefs and values; communicate openly and effectively within and across teams to maximize student success.
    • Conduct functional behavior assessments including records review, classroom observations, and interviews with administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and others.
    • Create written reports documenting the results of the assessment and review with administrators, teachers, paraprofessionals, parents and others.
    • Conduct reinforcement preference assessments when necessary.
    • Design data sheets and use data collection methods that are minimally intrusive on teacher time and effort as much as practicable.
    • Provide in-service training for district staff and parents on behavior intervention plans and data collection methods.
    • Monitor for accuracy of data collection and implementation of behavior intervention plans and provide feedback.
    • Analyze data and make changes to the behavior invention plans as required.
    • Provide in-service training for district staff, parents and community groups supporting implementation of evidence-based practices.
    • Serves and/or attends committees, job-related meetings and activities as specified.
    • Pursue professional development activities that align with district goals and initiatives and current professional research.
    • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.
    • Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations, and verbal and written directives.
    • Comply with the Professional Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • None

    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
    • Keep and compile records and reports
    • Maintain and establish effective working relationships with parents and district employees
    • Knowledge of applied behavior sciences
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and dependable in implementing job responsibilities.
    • Demonstrated skill in interpersonal relationships.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education/Certification:
    • Masters degree in applied behavior sciences, psychology, education or other related field
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA®)

    Experience:
    • Three (3) years experience working with school-aged children with moderate to severe disabilities, autism and related disorders, or other developmental delays
    • Experience and training in performance of functional behavior assessments and functional analysis assessments, development of behavior plans, training, and use of emergency behavioral interventions
    • Experience in developing and supervising interventions and programs based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis.



    MENTAL/PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
    • Maintain emotional control under stress
    • Frequent district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned
    • Frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling
    • Potential exposure to bodily fluids and communicable diseases






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