Bellingham Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

ABA TECHNICIAN (#166)


Joseph F. DiPietro Elementary School
Bellingham Public Schools
Bellingham, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3941031 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 22, 2022 Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description
BELLINGHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS
BELLINGHAM, MASSACHUSETTS
VACANCY # 166

DATE: June 22, 2022
TITLE: Special Education Applied Behavior Analysis Technician
SALARY: $16.48/hour per AFSCME contract (probation rate) ($19.99/hour following probation period)


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: 2
Salary: $16.48 to $19.99 Per Hour


Welcome to Joseph F. DiPietro Elementary School!

Welcome to DiPietro Elementary School DiPietro Elementary School opened in 1989, originally named South Elementary School. The school has 22 classrooms with an enrollment of 444 students in kindergarten through third grade. The mission of DiPietro Elementary School is to provide a creative, supportive learning environment that meets the needs of individual students in which we maximize achievement, promote social competency, respect similarities as well as differences, and develop life-long learners who contribute positively to the community. DiPietro Elementary School a great place to be. Our teachers are dedicated to ensuring that each child meets his or her full potential. Our goal is to create a positive school environment in which all children can learn and celebrate their accomplishments. Our PAWS program (Positive Actions and Words at South-DiPietro) promotes the development of positive social competency skils. Students and staff have committed to treat one another in the way we want to be treated, be safe, include others, be kind, be honest, and be respectful. More information about our programs, our policies, and our teachers is posted throughout this website. Please browse around and feel free to contact us should you have any questions. Thank you for your interest in DiPietro Elementary School.
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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. Internal applicants must submit notice of intent to apply no later than Friday, July 1, 2022. 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
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    Contact Information
    Lorien Drake, Secretary
    70 Harpin Street
    Bellingham, Massachusetts 02019
    Phone: 508-883-8001
    Fax: 508-883-5081
    Email: ldrake@bpsdk12.org