The Behavior Technician, through
evidence-based educational, psychological and behavioral
strategies, will provide intensive behavior intervention for
students in the Emotionally Disabled (ED) program. This
position is responsible for the structure and support necessary
in a classroom for the development and maintenance of
behavioral goals set in each child's Individual Education
Program (IEP) and classroom management in order to create a
calm atmosphere of safety and learning.
1. Bachelor's Degree in
behavioral sciences or education.
2. Pass fingerprint/background
3. Experience working with
4. Experience working with
children with emotional needs.
5. First Aid/CPR Certification
6. Crisis Prevention
Intervention (CPI) certified (will train if not
7. Excellent communication
skills (written and oral).
8. Computer skills in the use of
Microsoft Word, Excel and student data systems.
9. Such alternatives to the
above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and
1. Maintains a positive and
highly organized program, which modifies inappropriate
behaviors through the development of effective social and
2. Maintains consistent
behavioral expectations for students in the ED program, as
outlined by the district.
3. Enforces reward system for
positive choices and consistently delivers appropriate
consequences for inappropriate behavior.
4. When necessary, physical
restraint of a student who exhibits out of control behavior
that presents a danger to themselves or others.
5. Training of students to be
responsible for their own behaviors.
6. Accurately documents behavior
and completes daily logs, point sheets, and parent
7. Actively participates in
professional development to maintain and improve professional
competence and effectively implement the behavior management
8. Collaborates with teacher
about the needs, suggestions, questions, problems, and progress
of students in the program.
9. Demonstrates professional and
flexible attitude/rapport with other staff members.
10. Demonstrates appropriate interaction with
the students at all times.
11. Takes all necessary and reasonable
precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and
12. Maintains accurate, complete, and
correct records as required by law, district policy, and
13. Other duties as may be assigned.
Supervising Teacher, School Principal, and
Director of Special Services
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
7 hours/day 10 Months
Participation in Arizona State Retirement
$16.13- $17.12 per hour
(level 21 on 2012/2013 Suport Staff Wage Schedule)