ABA Therapist / RBT / BCBA | Bound Brook School District

Permanent Paraprofessional Jobs
Somerset County, NJ

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ABA Job Description:

  • Provide one-on-one ABA therapy in a clinical setting, enabling the client to be successful
  • Work on the client’s social skills, behavioral skills, and life skills using ABA

ABA Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid New Jersey Substitute Teaching Certificate may be required for specific positions.
  • Assisting in restructuring environments and activities to support the clients’ behaviors
  • Teaching skills that allow the individual to communicate and/or function more effectively
  • Review behavior plans and other relevant (e.g., instructional) materials developed by behavior analysts for student in order to facilitate consistent implementation and monitor outcomes appropriately.
  • The implementation of behavioral procedures for acquisition of replacement skills and reduction of problematic behaviors.
  • Data collection and display as authorized by a student’s behavior analysis plan.
  • Communicate openly with behavior analysts, teachers, and administration.
  • Complete daily progress notes related to implementation of the intervention plan.

ABA Job Qualifications:

  • Personal or professional experience with individuals with Special Needs
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Good work ethic
  • Ability to be on time
  • Desire to grow in the field

BCBA Job Description:

Highly qualified Behavior Intervention Specialist with knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups and systems through the application of positive behavior supports. The Behavior Specialist helps coordinate Functional Assessments of Behavior and Behavior Intervention Plan that address students’ inappropriate behaviors and provide a means to help the students become more academically successful. Behavior Intervention Specialist also provides classroom and school-wide behavior management strategies.

  • Assist staff in: defining and measuring behavior; understanding principles of reinforcement; teaching new behavior; implementing strategies for weakening behavior; and identifying antecedents.
  • Facilitate team meetings with the identified student’s teachers and parents for the purpose of completing a Functional Behavioral Assessment.
  • Work with individual teachers, groups of teachers and/or the entire staff on issues such as: crisis intervention, learning and collaboration issues, and factors that can affect development and implementation of interventions.
  • Promote highly specialized positive behavior interventions in which “at risk” students thrive: behavior instruction that is explicit, intensive, accelerated and provides ample practice.
  • Use ongoing assessments to maintain a record of student progress.
  • Develop a repertoire of assessment strategies consistent with instructional goals, teaching methods, and individual student needs to more accurately assess student behavior skills and understandings.
  • Regard assessment as a joint venture through which both student and teacher understanding is enhanced.
  • Create fair and equitable assessments to assess higher-order thinking and problem solving as well as individual skills, knowledge, and understandings.
  • Model good assessment processes that assist students in assessing their own work and behavior.
  • Provide recognition of a variety of student accomplishments and positive behaviors.
  • Work cooperatively with building administrators to promote positive student behavior by providing professional development that targets research, strategies and modeling of instructional practices to support teachers in their implementation of positive behavior support in their classrooms.
  • Continually supervise students to ensure a safe, non-threatening, nurturing environment where students can thrive.
  • Engage in on-going professional development to increase knowledge and skills of positive student behavior support for all students, targeted students and students who represent sub-group populations.
  • Engage parents in the “student behavior intervention plan” process and empower parents by providing them with skills and techniques to support the positive behavior development of their child.
  • Conduct conflict resolution and peer mediation sessions
  • Review behavior referrals I&RS data reports
  • Consult with school social worker, PRIDE counselor, and teachers
  • Attend professional development opportunities to maintain high level of skill and knowledge of current research and practices
  • Serve as a consultant to administrators, teachers, and parents
  • Organize and schedule time commitments to meet demands of the job
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures; report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill

BCBA Job Qualifications:

  • Highly qualified teacher with full State of New Jersey certification and successful completion of a Behavior Specialist Certificate Program.
  • Expert knowledge of function-based intervention planning for developing behavior change strategies that focuses on reducing problem behavior and increasing more appropriate behavior.
  • Expert knowledge of techniques needed to successfully complete effective Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), function –based interventions, and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP).
  • Exceptional knowledge in the use of assessment and assessment data to inform instruction and prescribe work plans for individual students.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and evaluate strategies for improving instruction

Pay Rate: $105/day

Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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