BELGRADE SCHOOL DISTRICT Behavior Analyst in BELGRADE, Montana

Status: Salaried, 1.0 FTE, Certified Teacher Pay ScaleLocation: Multiple Schools and Multiple Grade LevelsStart Date: August 28, 2018Essential Job DutiesProvides technical assistance and staff development to administrators, teachers and support staff regarding effective interventions and positive behavioral supports and techniques.Serves as team leader for initial Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and triennial FBA updates. Reviews current FBAs annually.Contributes to writing annual behavior intervention plans and aversive treatment plans and monitors their implementation and effectiveness for students. Assists in and monitors the collection of data and implementation of such plans to ensure student success.Develops and maintains behavioral data and creates graphical data representations and reports for progress monitoring on a monthly basis for students with disabilities.Develops and assists building staff to implement positive reinforcement-based classroom management systems.Consults with transportation staff regarding the use of behavioral management programs on buses.Provides direct support to students to enhance teacher and specialist instruction.Maintains BCBA or BCaBA Certification or similar certification and maintains certification in district approved crisis intervention techniques.Assists in the development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).Attends and participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings, IEP meetings, and other meetings as required.Complies with Board policies, rules, regulations, and directives.Reports cases of suspected child abuse according to state law.Participates in faculty meetings, educational conferences, professional training seminars, and workshops.Only minimum duties are listed. Other functions may be required as given or assigned.Knowledge Skills Abilities Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.Knowledge to analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others.Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.Ability to be flexible to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances.Ability to work with a diversity of individuals and/or groups and utilize specific, job-related equipment.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, the public, and staff members.Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.Ability to manage time and responsibilities, adapt to changing work priorities, communicate with diverse groups, maintaining confidentiality, meet deadlines and schedules.Ability to set priorities, work as part of a team and work with and manage frequent interruptions.Ability to maintain confidentiality of student matters.Ability to effectively communicate with students, parents, and staff.Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District requirements and Board policies.Ability to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events, gather, collate, and/or classify data and use job-related equipment.Skill in adhering to safety practices.Skill in preparing and maintaining accurate records and using pertinent software applications (as required).Equipment UsedComputer, calculator, copier, telephone/voice mail, fax, wheelchairs and other special needs equipment.Required QualificationsValid Montana Educator License with proper endorsement.Certification in the district approved crisis intervention techniques or ability to become certified within three months of employment.Preferred Qualifications Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification preferred.Successful experience working with students with behavioral needs.Necessary special requirements: Montana Drivers license or the ability to obtain license within three months of hire date.Physical and Mental Demands and Work HazardsPerforms routine