Special Education Behavior Technician
Ascent Academies of Utah is now accepting applications for a Special Education Behavior Technician for the current school year. This position will be at the West Jordan location. The position will be full-time. Pay will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. AAU also offers a full benefits package to those who qualify.
Ascent Academies of Utah (AAU) is a network of charter schools that provides its students with a rich and individualized academic program utilizing the successful Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM). AAU’s network of schools combines SEM’s research-based strategies with curriculum and instructional methods aligned to the Utah Core Curriculum in order to provide students throughout the network with engaging learning opportunities.
• Shall assist with individualized assessment (i.e. curriculum-based, developmental, social skills), functional assessment, and preference assessment procedures • Shall provide direct support to students by teaching and implementing behavior interventions, as designed by the Behavior Specialist and IEP Team • Shall provide direct support to staff by introducing and modeling interventions • Shall provide direct support to students by teaching social curriculum • Shall coordinate with Behavior Specialist and school staff to implement behavior curriculum • Shall coordinate with Behavior Specialist and school staff to develop and implement intervention plans • Shall coordinate with Behavior Specialist and school staff to develop and implement crisis/safety plans • Shall track, collect data and coordinate with Behavior Specialist to help determine the effectiveness of behavior plans • Shall create and develop data graphs, and regularly update progress monitoring • Shall assist other personnel in the completion of their work activities as needed • Shall respond to emergency situations (i.e. behavior crisis, injured student, fights, seizures, etc.) for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns • Monitor student’s attendance and disciplinary data (i.e. office referrals, suspensions, etc.) • Shall comply with applicable legal, regulatory and workplace reporting requirements (i.e. mandatory abuse and neglect reporting), as well as requirements for data collection, storage and transportation • Shall respond appropriately to feedback and maintain or improve performance accordingly • Shall maintain professional boundaries (i.e. avoid dual relationships, conflicts of interest, social media contacts)
Note: As a Behavior Technician, unless you are board certified, you may not represent yourself as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA, BCaBA). You may not practice independently of a Behavior Specialist.
Ascent Academies of Utah is an Equal Opportunity Employer.