Behaviorist (BCBA) for small private school

Greenwich Education Group
Sep 09, 2016
Oct 07, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Our small private state-certified special education school (40 students, grades 3-12 in Stamford CT) is seeking a f/t Behavior Therapist to work with students with special needs (autism, Aspergers, ADHD, etc.). You'll enjoy working in a collaborative environment, managing student behaviors in both 1:1 and small group settings. Come join our dynamic team of special education teachers, clinicians and administrators in a 'student-first' setting. In this position , you will work with your assigned student(s) to provide therapeutic support and guidance, in line with ABA principles, including: • Develop behavior plans of action to address students' needs • Work with and support teachers in integrating behavior plans into classrooms • Partner with other staff (clinical, teaching, support) to determine student's needs and utilize appropriate resources to ensure student success • Interface with parents and internal/external clinicians and public school staff (for district-placed students) to ensure that student is 'tracking' appropriately/according to plan. Requirements include: • BCBA or BcaBA degree required • Min. 2 years' experience working with students on the autism spectrum • NY or CT teaching certification in Special Education highly desirable • Familiar with applying ABA principles in the 'natural' environment • Strong clinical skills, demonstrated experience in working with children and their parents to reinforce therapeutic process • Flexible, collaborative self starter, motivated to help students achieve their potential, and a proven track record of success in similar settings. This is a great opportunity for a skilled clinician to join a growing, progressive school, where you will have a voice in helping us to build our capabilities, one student at a time.

Company Description:

Greenwich Education Group (GEG) owns and manages three small, private schools and provides academic services (tutoring, test prep, college counseling) in the Stamford/Greenwich area. Our progressive, collaborative environment provides students with the opportunity to learn and to grow in an academically challenging, supportive environment.