BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA)

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Beverly , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2878960
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 2, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Behavior Clinician (BCBA)

Schedule: 12-month position
Qualifications: Master’s Degree & BCBA; at least 3 years experience with ABA and discrete trials,
Reports To: Clinical Director
Salary: $60,000-$70,000 depending on experience. Generous PTO policy and benefits.

Overall Responsibilities:

Hopeful Journeys is a private, 766 Massachusetts Approved Special Education school designed to meet the academic, social and behavioral needs of children ages 3 to 22. Futures School is a full year, 216 day program, which provides 1:1 instructional teaching for children with autism and other developmental disorders.
Behavior Clinician’s responsibility is to develop behavior intervention plans for student with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities. The behavior clinician will provide staff development on the implementation of particular protocols, data collection and progress monitoring techniques. The behavior clinician’s role is directly supervise staff and is responsible for parent communications.
Essential duties and responsibilities
1. Consult with team members about behavior plans, curriculum modifications, accommodations and social skills and provide staff with resources, tools, and in-class modeling of techniques;
2. Assist in overseeing and providing consultation to Futures staff regarding programming and IEP implementation, and attend IEP meetings and parents meetings
3. Development and overseeing in behavior plans for in-classroom implementation and assess progress of effectiveness of behavior plans and curriculum modifications.
4. Conduct behavior assessments and devise appropriate behavior plans.
5. Coordinate communications between home and school
6. Ensure timely completion of progress reports & graphed data
7. Ensure behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical systems in all settings.
8. Develop data-taking mechanisms and reporting strategies for clinical information.
9. Attend team meetings as necessary and requested.
10. Participate in presenting student progress.
11. Act as an active training member for direct care staff and management staff. This includes on-site staff training, orientation training, clinical and staff meetings.
12. Ensure that all staff demonstrates proficiency in using applied behavior analysis by carrying out behavior change projects meeting designated standards of reliability and scientific rigor, satisfactorily answering questions in regard to the principles of behavior, and by demonstrating proficiency on evaluation developed for each of the essential skills of the position.
13. To ensure effective communication and interpersonal skills with staff, students and parents
14. Ensure all students are safe by implementing and monitoring de-escalation strategies
15. Assist in supervising 1:1 teachers and case managers
16. Other duties as required.



  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 60,000 to $ 70,000 Per Year
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
  • Welcome TO Hopeful Journeys Educational Center!

    Hopeful Journeys (previously the Futures Clinic) provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders. ABA therapy early in life can increase the ability of the child to obtain language and expand their ability to learn. It can also reduce the future costs of special education and help families relieve stress. High structured environments can improve a child's social, academic and self-help skills. Learn more about us...


    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. 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

    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Dara Pearsol , Operations Director
    • 28 Tozer Road
    • Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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