Registered Behavior Technician - Westlake School

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Start Date
09/01/2019

Description

Union County Educational Services Commission
Westlake School

Westfield, New Jersey 

Registered Behavior Technician (Full-Time)
10-Month Position 

 

Union County Educational Services Commission is a public agency in Westfield, NJ that was established to provide cost-effective educational programs and services for the twenty-one public school districts located in Union County.  The Commission is currently seeking a full-time Registered Behavior Technician at Westlake School, a public middle and high school program serving students from ages 8 to 21 who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Cognitive Impairments and Multiple Disabilities. 


Scope of Position:

The Registered Behavior Technician is a paraprofessional who contributes to a safe and effective learning environment by implementing evidence-based Applied Behavior Analysis principles in classrooms under the close and ongoing supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst.  

Description:
  • Full-Time, 10-Month Position
  • Hours: 8:20 – 2:40 p.m.
  • Comprehensive Medical & Dental Benefits
  • NJ Pension System Eligibility (PERS)
  • Paid sick, personal, and family illness days
  • Opportunities for summer employment
  • Paraprofessional Salary + $2000 Annual Stipend
Qualifications:
  • High School diploma. 60 credits from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Substitute Teacher Credential issued by the New Jersey Department of Education preferred.
  • Successful completion of training, supervision and assessment requirements leading to attainment of the nationally-recognized Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification granted by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) by October 31, 2019. 
  • Minimum of three years of work experience with students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related developmental disabilities in a public or private school setting preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills needed to relate well with school administrators, teaching staff, students, parents and members of the local community.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper vocabulary and grammar.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Deliver direct instruction to teach communication, social and daily living skills to students in individual and group settings at school and in the local community.
  • Implement classroom-based interventions to support the positive transition of new students and/or students experiencing challenging and problematic behaviors.
  • Accurately collect, record and graph a variety of observable data for purposes of monitoring student progress and evaluating the efficacy of behavioral interventions.
  • Assist Board Certified Behavior Analysts with the development and implementation of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Contribute to staff training by modeling effective instructional and behavior interventions.  
  • Participate in relevant professional opportunities to remain abreast of current practices in Applied Behavior Analysis and other related courses of study.
  • Engage in close and ongoing supervision with assigned Board-Certified Behavior Analyst in accordance with published requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
  • Perform all other related duties and responsibilities outlined in the UCESC Board-approved job description for Paraprofessionals as assigned by the Principal or Supervisor.  
 

Please complete the online application in its entirety to be eligible for an interview.  

Thank you for your interest!
 

Posted By

Union County Educational Services Commission

1571 Lamberts Mill Road, Westfield, NJ 07090
 
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% ELL Students

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Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students

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FTE

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