Soliant Schools and a School located in the Santa Clara, California area, are searching for skilled applicants for their available Intensive Behavior Interventionist (Registered Behavior Technician) role. The ideal candidate has an RBT certification from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and has experience in schools. The director is arranging interviews soon, so apply today!
The Intensive Behavior Interventionist will provide intensive, specialized intervention and instructional support following the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (“ABA”), as detailed below; assist teachers and behavioral staff with the preparation of materials for intervention and classroom generalization; collect and process data from intervention sessions; and support training and learning of individualized behavioral strategies to be used by other District employees for student generalization and fading Intensive Behavior Intervention services, for the purpose of increasing students’ ability to participate and benefit from school, including through classroom instruction and as part of the school community.
- Meet one of the following requirements:
- Completion of two years (48 semester units) of study at an accredited institution.
- Possess an associate's degree (or higher) from a recognized college or university.
- Pass an approved test that demonstrates the necessary knowledge and ability to assist in instructional as well as knowledge of language arts and math.
- Possess a valid Registered Behavior Technician Certificate issued by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board???????
- Successful completion of the Autism Instruction Module units (AIM Modules) in the areas of Recognizing Autism and Autism in the Classroom.
- Successful completion of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention course, or other equivalent de-escalation and crisis responding course that is approved by the District.
- Possess a valid California Driver’s License.
- CPR and First Aid Certification.
- Knowledge of pertinent academic areas and learning situations.
- Knowledge of general needs and behaviors of children.
- Ability to implement technical intervention strategies across a variety of settings and student needs.
- Ability to accurately and objectively record data.
- Ability to build positive relationships with clients with severe problem behavior, difficulty in relationship skills, play skills and who may be socially avoidant.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Implement ethical, effective, positive behavior intervention in the manner and methodology directed. Utilize Applied Behavior Analysis Methodologies which may include Discrete Trial Training (“DTT”), Pivotal Response Treatment (“PRT”), and Naturalistic Environment Teaching (“NET”). Intervention for each student will include preventing, reducing, replacing and shaping problem behaviors for each student as per the student’s behavior intervention plan (“BIP”), IEP and/or behavior programs; establishing learning systems for students to acquire new skills and behaviors; and strengthening skills and appropriate behaviors through systematic manipulation of variables including fading prompts, changing reinforcement schedules, changing environments, and individual generalization strategies for each student.
- Assist in data collection and implementation of procedures as part of Functional Behavior Assessments (“FBAs”) and BIPs.
- Implement BIPs and support training others on implementation of BIPs.
- Develop a strong learning rapport with students to promote progress on social emotional goals including play, peer interactions, and social communication.
- Record detailed and accurate data as directed to ensure data-based decisions can be made for student success and program changes, including fading and terminating behavior intervention services.
- Assist in preparation and development of instructional aides, exercises, and supporting materials for ABA programs.
- Maintain systems, clerical duties, and data storage with an emphasis on student confidentiality.
- Effective communication and collaboration with classroom and school teams, as well as with other members of the Behavior Specialist Team regarding student performance, progress and behavior.
- Support de-escalation and safety when students escalate and/or are in crisis with ethical and approved techniques.
- Drive between sites and provide intervention in designated areas, including classrooms, pull out rooms, and student’s homes.
- Maintain punctual and consistent attendance.
- Perform related duties as assigned
- Full-time and full school year
- On-site, W2 contracting
- 1:1 with second grade student
- We offer competitive weekly pay, medical, dental, and vision, as well as 401k with employer match.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
- Competitive Salary
- Weekly Paycheck
- Matching 401(k) Plan
- Extensive Medical Coverage
- Licensing Assistance
- Custom Housing
- Travel Assistance
- Professional Development Reimbursement