West Jordan Middle School Board Certified Behavior Analyst Position (#1471851)
Requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Requires compliance to USBE state license requirements. May be required to complete research-based District training's on understanding the cycle of crisis and de-escalation strategies. Requires strong oral and written communication skills with students, parents, and staff. Requires strong computer and educational technology skills. Requires effective problem solving, organizational, multi-tasking, and time management skills. Requires the ability to implement effective teaching strategies. Requires the ability to establish and maintain a positive learning environment. Requires the ability to handle classroom management issues using positive behavioral supports. Requires the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, school staff, District staff, and patrons. May require a valid driver's license that allows incumbent operate a motor vehicle in Utah. Must be able to provide own transportation if position requires travel. Requires the ability to work as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently. Knowledge of State Core Curriculum and Board of Education adopted guidelines. Fulfill the employee immunization requirements or complete the applicable State of Utah Health Department exemption form if required. This position focuses on the design and implementation of behavior intervention plans. This would include conducting Functional Behavior Assessments, writing Behavior Interventions Plans, modeling and supporting behavior interventions, behavior planning, data collection and direct specially designed instruction for students with autism or intensive behavioral needs in the classroom.
Special Ed. Teacher is responsible for creating a positive learning environment where students develop the skills to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, lifelong learners and productive citizens. Maintain a safe environment, establish rapport with students, parents and colleagues, motivate students to develop attitudes and knowledge that will help them reach their potential and be prepared for higher levels of education and career readiness. Differentiate curriculum, provide specially designed instruction, ensure compliance with state and federal law, and use effective research-based methods of instruction according to District and Utah core Standards.