Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)
Registered Behavior Technician, Heath Middle School
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Classified, Range 16, $17.75/hr
Reports to: Assistant Director, Special Education
Contract Length/ Days: (2020-2021/ 180 Days)
Date Posted: May 22, 2020
Deadline for application: Until-Filled (Applicant screening will begin no later than 05/29/2020. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible)
Bachelor’s Degree Preferred or 40 hour training for the RBT Credential
CPI training (preferred)
The classified registered behavior technician is an individual specially trained in applied behavior techniques that will complement the credentials of the Behavior Consultant (BCBA), and/or clinical psychologist, or assistant director of special education as an entry-level position that reflects the education and training necessary for the duties of a behavior technician.
A registered behavior technician is a paraprofessional, teacher or practitioner who practices under the close, ongoing supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior-analytic services, but does not design intervention or assessment plans.
School based RBT provide direct intervention support to students identified for a behavior intervention plan by a school team and working with the district level supervisor. RBT’s carry out the day to day modeling and coaching for teams working with students to ensure fidelity in the implementation of an behavior intervention plan.
- May provide advanced coaching and modeling with regard to more individualized behavioral techniques for school staff and student on behavior and/or intervention plans.
- May create supporting/ guiding/prompting instructional materials, visuals, and resources for students.
- Model and coach how to provide individualized support to the identified student in the form of direct intervention and instruction.
- Assist with design and delivery of the introductory level of interventions and structures (e.g. visual schedules, work systems, basic reinforcement).
- May attend meetings (e.g., planning, IEP, team) and act with professionalism and collaboration.
- Model professionalism and collaboration with stakeholders. Model rapport building with student and positive reinforcing environment.
- Collaborate and consult with school team and other specialists.
- Demonstrate competency with research based interventions, including but not limited to Applied
- Behavior Analysis (e.g., antecedent interventions, reinforcement techniques) .
- May teach Professional Development courses.
- Obtain and maintain Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) certification. Implement de-escalation strategies in accordance with CPI.
- May perform duties designated by the supervisor that will be based on training, experience and competence.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
- Collect student data in collaboration with specialist (e.g., ABC data, frequency data, and preference assessments).
- Implement skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plans developed by the supervisor (does not design intervention or assessment plans).
- Provide modeling, coaching, and/or guidance to special education staff on implementing the skill-acquisition and behavior-reduction plan.
Provide advanced modeling of plan fidelity to school teams.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.