Behavior Technician 2017/2018 School Year - Yuma

US-AZ-Yuma
Job ID
2017-1441
Business Unit
Desert Choice Schools
Category
In-School

Overview

Desert Choice Schools (http://www.desertchoiceschools.com), a Learn It Family of Companies division (http://www.learnitsystems.com), is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the Arizona Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories: Autism (A), Emotional Disability (ED), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI).

 

Desert Choice Schools utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies. All DCS teachers and support staff are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with maintaining Positive Choice-Making. We are a tight-knit team that values colleagues who exhibit collaboration, integrity and the desire to make a difference in the lives of students who struggle to be successful, and who share a passion to help children and their families.

Responsibilities

As a Behavior Technician, you’ll be a part of a school-based special education team. This team works with school districts to deliver the highest-quality special education services to students with special needs. You’ll provide assistance to the teacher in the implementation of all program components such as the Clinical Program, Instruction, Special Education Services and Physical Fitness. You will be supported by a mentor, veteran behavior technicians and an on-site administrator manager.

 

Note: This is a 10-month position for the 2017-2018 school year.  The hourly rate is $14.00 per hour.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required; college degree preferred
  • Current Arizona "IVP" DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card is required
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with children in a special needs education setting
  • Ability to collaborate and receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining a professional and clinical perspective at all times, with the ability to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regard certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur.
  • Demonstrated experience using physical ability and dexterity to safely and effectively use Crisis Management Interventions (including the use of therapeutic holds) of all involved (e.g. self, student, other employees
  • PCMA Certification a plus.

Desert Choice Schools/Learn It Systems offers a comprehensive benefits plan, 401K, and Tuition Assistance.  

 

Desert Choice Schools/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

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