Reporting to the Director of Clinical Services, the BCBA will conduct functional behavior assessments to understand factors that contribute to and sustain challenging behaviors, and will guide development of positive behavior repertoires. He/she will guide faculty and staff in development of behavior intervention plans and will construct systemic positive behavior supports across the campus – in school, as well as in the campus life program – consulting, counseling and supporting crises as needed. The BCBA will maintain key relationships with all staff at Shrub Oak International School, their students and families, to collaborate to ensure that the individualized needs of our student population are met. Having access to confidential information, discretion and independent judgement is required.
Essential to this position is the ability to develop trusting and respectful relations with students, while focusing on student strengths and preferences, so that student-centered learning is incorporated throughout intervention and treatment and in accordance with the student’s ITEP. The individual will actively participate as a transdisciplinary team member, guiding as well as learning from colleagues. The BCBA will work in both the Education and Campus Life Programs, to support students with consistent programming across campus.
Qualifications should include a Master’s Degree or higher degree in special education, psychology or a related field, NYS Behavior Analyst certification, and experience working with middle and/or secondary school students with autism.
Shrub Oak International School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to apply for a job or to perform the essentials functions of his/her job. Please advise us if you require a reasonable accommodation.