WEST WEBER ELEMENTARY SPECIAL EDUCATION ELEMENTARY BEHAVIOR UNIT PARAEDUCATOR

Weber School District ( learn more )

Ogden, UT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3314443
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : July 6, 2020

Job Description

A position has been declared open in the Weber School District at an Elementary for a Behavior Unit Sp. Ed. Paraeducator. This position is for 5.75 hours per day, 9 months per year. Weber District employees may send a resume to the school principal directly. Applicants outside the District may apply on wsd.tedk12.com/hire. Files will be reviewed before interviews are scheduled.

 

THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED, AFTER A MINIMUM OF 5 WORKING DAYS

 

Job Description: Work under the direction of a behavior specialist to intervene with students with challenging behavior. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, engaging in the following activities with support and direction:

  • Utilize safe and appropriate procedures when managing students with challenging behavior
  • Interpret and implement written behavior plans,
  • Engage in intensive teaching activities such as Discrete Trial Teaching (DTT), as well as naturalistic teaching with the appropriate use of reinforcement strategies (desired items/actions, attention, or removal of demands/aversive situations) to increase the frequency or duration of safe and appropriate replacement behaviors and to build a repertoire of communication, social interaction, and problem solving skills
  • Utilize and model the implementation of positive behavior supports with students
  • Utilizes, models, and fades safe and appropriate prompting procedures to promote both successful and independent responding
  • Implements data collection systems, accurately collect and summarize data, including: A-B-C, count, frequency, duration, latency, inter-response time, event, and interval based recording
  • Model and train school staff on the implementation of specific interventions and procedures to address problem behavior
  • Collaborates with school team members to provide instruction and support effectively, and without disruption to the environment or other individuals in the environment
  • Regular work attendance is critical
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (kneeling, squatting, bending, standing, and sitting in student-size chairs) for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to move from sitting on floor to standing position repeatedly
  • Must be able to utilize quick body movements to maintain safety and implement student behavior plans
  • Must be able to provide own transportation to various school settings with reimbursement provided as applicable

 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:
High school diploma or equivalent
Completed coursework and/or experience in education, social work, behavioral science, human development or related fields
Obtain and/or maintained certification as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

 

WEBER SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

 

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Special Education > Life Skills
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
    Special Education > Special Education Assistant
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Contact Information

    • Larry Hadley
    • 5320 Adams Ave Pkwy
    • Ogden, Utah 84405

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