League School of Greater Boston
The League School of Greater Boston is a year-round program dedicated to the education of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Our team approach to education creates a collaborative, supportive and open environment within our community. We are currently seeking a BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA) for our program in Walpole, to start immediately. This is a temporary position, with the possibility of becoming permanent. Duration expected to be at least 2 months; schedule flexible between 30 – 40 hours/week.
*Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Special Education, Applied Behavior Analysis, or Psychology.
*Current valid B.C.B.A. certification required, but would consider applicants who need supervised internship to complete the certification.
*Experience with autistic population and demonstrated interpersonal, supervisory and administrative skills.
* CPR; First aid; CPI (training will be available if necessary)
*Valid Driver’s License
Supervision Received: Coordinator of Clinical & Family Services
Supervision Exercised: Behavior Specialist(s), if assigned
Duties and Responsibilities include assisting the BCBA team with the following:
1. Develops behavior intervention strategies and techniques for individual students with input from the classroom team, and reviews on a regular basis.
2. Trains school/residential staff in the implementation of students’ individual behavior programs.
3. Trains school/residential staff in various behavior models, such as Applied Behavior Analysis, Crisis Prevention Intervention, etc.
4. Provides home training to families: this may include after-school hours.
5. Provides supervision to Behavior Specialist(s) assigned to their program, and completes evaluations as required.
6. Monitors, collects and records data regarding student behavior programs on a daily basis. Prepares behavior data for presentation at various meetings, as needed.
7. Provides necessary behavior intervention for students throughout the school and in the community. Implements student behavior programs: positive reinforcement, breaks, time outs, etc., as appropriate, for each individual student.
8. Meets once a month with each League School of Greater Boston residential house to provide training to staff and consultation on behavior approaches and programs for residential students.
9. Develops a therapeutic and effective relationship with students: uses appropriate voice modulation, sets reasonable boundaries, communication and actions, etc.
10. Completes paperwork, as needed, to include: Incident Reports, Accident Reports, and Behavior Summaries.
11. Monitors health and safety of students and follows through with the School Nurse on incidents which require medical attention.
12. Works as a team player. Attends supervision, staff meetings, classroom meetings, program meetings and annual review meetings, as assigned. Comes prepared with agenda and ready to discuss issues and solutions.
13. For students in their program(s), communicates with Specialists, School Nurse, Residential Staff, and Administrators to effectively maintain the goals of the student.
14. For students in their program(s), communicates with School Districts, parents, clinicians, and other professionals outside of League to effectively maintain the goals of the student.
15. For students in their program(s), establishes and maintains a good working relationship between the school and the student’s home. This may include: phone contact, notes to parents, parent observations, home visits, consultations, team meetings, etc.
16. Conducts program meetings.
17. Ensures that staff in their program(s) provide data to measure student progress.
18. Performs other related duties, as designated by the Coordinator of Clinical and Family Services or Principal, that are deemed necessary for the operation of the school, such as evening trainings, Open House, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word: Microsoft Excel: Google mail; and the Microsoft Office suite.
The League School offers a generous benefit package to part-time and temporary employees that includes eligibility to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan, professional development opportunities, and paid time off.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The League School of Greater Boston is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by federal and state laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who challenge such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.
Please submit resume, cover letter, and other supporting documentation such as transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter(s) of reference, etc. to HR@leagueschool.com or by mail to:
League School of Greater Boston
Attn: Human Resources
300 Boston Providence Turnpike
Walpole, MA 02032
No phone calls please.