Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

ABA TECHNICIAN (#41)


Bellingham High School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3721928 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 15, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 41

DATE: November 15, 2021
TITLE: Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis Technician
SALARY: $16.48/hour per AFSCME contract (probation rate) ($19.99/hour following probation period)


Position Location
ABA Technician Bellingham High School

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.Participate in and implement SafetyCare training and strategies.
20. Responsible for supporting Activities of Daily Living (ADL) skills (i.e. walking, feeding, toileting, and/or transferring), as needed.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $16.48 to $19.60 Per Hour


Welcome to Bellingham High School!

Welcome Mission Statement In this diverse and evolving global society, the mission of the Bellingham High School is to provide a supportive and challenging environment which fosters confident, successful and active life-long learners who contribute positively and responsibly to their community. Academic Expectations - Students will: * Learn to write, read and speak effectively * Demonstrate critical and creative thinking in problem solving * Organize and evaluate information to reach informed conclusions in collaboration with others * Utilize technology as a tool for learning Social and Civic Expectations - Students will: * Display respect for teachers, staff, peers and themselves by obeying laws, rules and regulations * Develop a transition plan for post secondary life * Participate in activities that benefit self and community
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 5. Is physically able to participate and complete the District’s Behavioral Safety Training Program: SafetyCare and meet the Physical Employment Requirements 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
    Ashley Itani, Secondary BCBA
    4 Mechanic Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-1706
    Fax: 508-966-2402
    Email: aitani@bpsdk12.org