Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

ABA TECHNICIAN (#159)


Bellingham Memorial School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3034639 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: December 17, 2018 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 159

DATE: September 24, 2018 (Re-posted December 17, 2018)
TITLE: Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis Technician
SALARY: $16.48/hour per AFSCME contract


Position Location
ABA Technician Bellingham Memorial School (2 Open Positions)

DUTIES:

1. Implement daily individualized program protocols.
2. Discrimination training, skill acquisition training, natural environment training, etc.
3. Collect skill data – understand prompts hierarchies.
4. Graph skill data – familiarity with equal interval graphs, celeration charting.
5. Implementing ongoing behavior intervention plans.
6. Graph behavior data daily.
7. Analyze behavior data to report necessary modifications.
8. Utilize response prompts and stimulus prompts.
9. Conduct ongoing observations of student behavior.
10. Conduct scheduled observations of student performance.
11. Collect observational data.
12. Report on student performance (from graphs/observations)
13. Implement preference assessments (stimulus pairing & MSWO)
14. Implement ABLLS/VB-MAPP as needed.
15. Assist ABA classroom teacher with daily routines/activities.
16. Assist with all domains of students’ learning: academic, social, self-help, communication, gross motor, fine motor, etc.
17. Assist ABA classroom teacher as needed.
18. Assist Behavior Specialists as needed.
19. Required to work summer program modified schedule.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $16.48 to $18.28 Per Hour


Welcome to Bellingham Memorial School!

Welcome

Our Mission
Through the teamwork of students, staff, parents and the community, Bellingham Memorial School will ensure a safe, supportive, and positive learning environment from which students will emerge as successful learners and respectful and responsible members of our diverse society.

Our Vision
Bellingham Memorial School seeks to establish itself as an exemplary middle school by developing programs that are developmentally responsive to the needs of our students. By instituting strong academic teams and a positive learning environment, students will be provided the framework to develop as life-long learners. The highest expectations for academic success, technological expertise, social and moral responsibilities and the maintenance of health, wellness and personal safety will be demanded of all students. Parents, staff and the community will work together to promote these ideals and to insure that each student has the opportunity to reach his fullest potential as a responsible member of our diverse society.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Bellingham Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:
1. At least one year experience working in a data-driven, ABA school program that utilizes a long-term systematic approach to
teaching based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (i.e.: NECC)
2. One year experience working directly under a BCBA or approved trainer (by the BCBA) for at least one school year in the
capacity of ABA technician.
3. Demonstrates verbal fluency and physical competencies in the areas outlined in the Bellingham Public School ABAT
Training Program
4. Is willing to participate in ongoing ABA trainings


APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
1. Applicants should apply, via SchoolSpring, attention Mr. Marano, Superintendent of Schools.
2. Applicants must be willing to sign a Criminal Offender Record Information release upon application, and have no recorded serious
violations that would prevent hiring for this position. Your appointment is pending suitable fingerprint results in accordance with
Fingerprinting Requirements for Public School Employees: Implementation of MGL Chapter 77 of the Acts of 2013.
3. This position is open until filled.
4. Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be notified.


Peter D. Marano
Superintendent of Schools




EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to the public schools of Bellingham, for admittance to State and Federally funded grant programs, or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and course of study presented in these schools, on account of race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or homelessness. This non-discrimination applies to all persons, whether or not the individual is a member of a conventionally defined “minority group".
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Katherine Spaziano, Clinical Coordinator
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-966-2402
    Email: kspaziano@bpsdk12.org