EnCircle is Hiring an LBA in Wytheville

Company: enCircle
Position: Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Location: Wytheville, Virginia
Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/LUT1010LFSVI/JobBoard/9a6d1fa9-d846-4ad9-948d-068ccce011a5/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=740a788b-bc47-4339-ac5c-f4db68771c53
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Email: abuchmeier@encircleall.org

Are you eager to make a difference in the life of a child? Join our staff to make a positive impact on the lives of students who have experienced challenges!

An enCircle Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) provides support in the Minnick Schools to teachers, assistant teachers, educational aides, administrators, other school personnel, and families. We support students ages 5 to 22 with disabilities and challenging behaviors that significantly impede their learning. Minnick Schools is a private special education day school for students with disabilities licensed by the Virginia Board of Education in Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Wytheville, Wise, and Bristol.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, REQUIREMENTS AND PREREQUISITES
– Masters in Special Education, behavior analysis, or psychology required
– Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) required
– Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) by the Virginia Board of Medicine or license eligible
– Expertise in the field and knowledge of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders), experience working in a school setting is preferred
– Knowledge of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is preferred.
– Experience in teaching or providing behavioral and academic support to multidisciplinary teams
– Ability to cultivate teamwork and foster staff professional development and competency
– Minimum 6 months of experience working with children with Autism, Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual disability (ID) and/or Emotional Disability (ED)
– Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, community members, and staff members
– Training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), classroom management strategies, individual behavior intervention plan development, data collection methods, and positive behavior support strategies required
– Serve as a mandated reporter
– Adherence to a high level of professional and ethical standards
– Valid Virginia Drivers’ License and proof of insurance
– Satisfactory Driving Record in accordance with agency standards
– Ability to organize work effectively
– Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and complete required paperwork according to agency requirements on a timely basis
– Basic computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office
– Ability to observe health and safety regulations
– Ability to assist with crisis de-escalation techniques, including physical management, and to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, and Safety Care.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Functions: May be required to perform any of the following duties:
– Provide consultation and training pertaining to the use of behavior analytic strategies through in-services, workshops, technical assistance, and coaching
– Oversee classroom coaches and implementation of competency-based staff training
– Conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBAs) and develop behavior intervention plans (BIPs) as needed
– Train staff on implementation of BIPs and provide follow up monitoring to ensure fidelity of implementation
– Review incident reports as requested
– Assist teachers in conducting skill assessments (e.g., ABLLS-R, AFLS, etc.) and selecting IEP goals based on assessment results
– Collaborate with teachers to select evidence-based teaching strategies for IEP goals and other skills targeted for acquisition and to develop appropriate teaching materials
– Review and provide feedback on skill acquisition plans for IEP goals and other skills targeted for acquisition
– Assist teachers in developing data collection systems and in collecting, graphing, analyzing data
– Attend regularly scheduled classroom meetings to discuss student programming and review data
– Review student IEP progress monitoring forms for accuracy as requested
– Participate in IEP meetings as requested
– Provide credential-based assessment and supervision (i.e., RBT)
– Participate in planning meetings to assess needs, set short- and long-term goals, identify barriers to implementation, and assess progress
– Assist with the implementation of school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)
– Report all student injuries, accidents and illnesses to the administration of the school immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible
– Maintain and respect confidentiality of student and school personnel information
– Meet continuing education requirements to maintain professional certification(s)
– Perform duties as assigned by Principal/Educational Coordinator and Supervisor of ABA Services
– Perform related duties and other duties as assigned

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