Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3916693 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 6, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description

Job Description Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Long Term Sub Secondary Level
Schedule: August 31, 2022 until December 1, 2022
Reports to: Assistant Superintendent of Student Services or Designee

Job Goals: Enhance the quality of accessibility within the school and home setting to meet the needs of children with behavior and
social challenges, using research-based approaches and best practices. Performance

Responsibilities: District Behavioral Consultant Consult with team members on the development of Individualized Education
Programs, goals and objectives, implementation of Behavioral Intervention Plans, timely completion of Progress
Reports, and placement recommendations Assess progress and effectiveness of Behavioral Intervention Plans and
curriculum modifications Conduct in-district and out-of-district Functional Behavioral Assessments and behavioral
observations, and develop appropriate Behavioral Intervention Plans as needed Consult with teachers in meeting the
behavioral needs of students in both the general and special education settings and assist in the development of
class-wide incentive plans and reinforcement systems. Assist with the implementation of the alternative curriculum
within the ABA program Provide supervision of ABA technicians in consultation with the teacher and building
principal, including during Extended School Year Coordinate and facilitate ABA technician training and provide staff
with resources, tools and in-class modeling of techniques Participate in training to obtain credentials to become a
Safety Care™ trainer, (de-escalation, restraint and behavior support program) and conduct staff training in Safety
Care™ Respond to behavioral crises as need arises Provide consultation and recommendations to parents
regarding behavior and social issues Assist coordination of transitions from Early Intervention to school and
community agencies, and students transitioning between school settings Assist in the budget development for the
ABA program Assist Principals in the interviewing and hiring of ABA teachers and ABA technicians. Participate in
relevant professional groups and organizations. Assume such responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant
Superintendent of Student Services or designee Adheres to the adopted policy of the Bellingham School Committe

BCBA Qualifications: . Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board). Licensed Applied
Behavior Analyst, Massachusetts' Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services. Experience as an
educational and behavioral consultant. Experience as a consultant in the area of inclusion of students with
Developmental Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Knowledge and familiarity with state and district
curriculum standards.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applicants should submit a cover letter, via SchoolSpring. 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. Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United
States required This position is open until filled. Internal candidates must apply by Wednesday,
June 15, 2022, Following initial screening, those candidates selected for personal interviews will be

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. Peter D. Marano Superintendent of Schools

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Bellingham Public Schools!

Thank you for you interest in our district. Please be advised the notification on the status on your application will be provided through SchoolSpring. You will receive further notification if you are selected to be interviewed for this position.
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
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Master 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
    Kimberly Sherman-Cook, KMA Principal Assist Student Services/OOD Coord
    60 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-5403
    Fax: 508-883-5408