BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST

The League School of Greater Boston (learn more)

East Walpole, Massachusetts (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2810347
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: June 16, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a full-time BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST for our program in Walpole, to start immediately.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Position Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field
    • Experience with behaviour intervention for autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal and administrative skills. (Significant experience may be acceptable as a substitute for Bachelor’s degree requirement).
    • CPR; First aid; CPI; Valid Driver’s License


      Supervision Received: Board Certified Behavior Analyst
      Supervision Exercised: none

      Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

      1. Performs in a professional manner at all times in all aspects of work.
      2. Participates in the development of behavior intervention strategies and techniques for individual students in collaboration with the BCBA.
      3. Trains school/residential staff in the implementation of students’ individual behavior programs, as assigned by the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services.
      4. Provides home training and phone consultation to families, as assigned by the BCBA.
      5. Monitors, collects and records data regarding student behavior programs on a daily basis. Prepares behavior data for presentation at various meetings, as assigned by the BCBA.
      6. Provides necessary behavior intervention for students throughout the school and in the community. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as appropriate for each individual student.
      7. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: tailors interventions to individuals, uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries with communication and actions, etc.
      8. Completes daily paperwork for individual students in a timely manner: notes to parents, Incident Reports, Accident Reports, Restraint Reports, Behavior Summaries, etc. and facilitates all necessary notifications.
      9. Attends classroom team meetings and classroom conferences. Comes prepared, in a timely manner, to discuss issues and program development.
      10. Monitors students during the arrival and departure transitions to and from cabs, vans and buses.
      11. Participates in all League School trainings.
      12. Performs other related duties, as designated by the BCBA and /or the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services which are deemed necessary for the operation of the school.


      Computer Skills:
      To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word: Microsoft Excel: Google mail; and the Microsoft Office suite.

      The League School offers a substantial benefit package that includes health, dental, STD, LTD, and Life insurance, tuition assistance, 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, as well as paid time off in addition to paid school vacation weeks.

      Equal Opportunity Employer
      The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

      To apply:
      Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:
      League School of Greater Boston
      Attn: Human Resources
      300 Boston Providence Turnpike
      Walpole, MA 02032

      No phone calls please.






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