BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST

enCircle
Full time Full day
Haysi, VA



GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB


The Behavior Specialist will provide support to teachers, teaching assistants, administrators, other school personnel and families to implement effective, evidence-based interventions for students with disabilities in the Minnick Schools. Minnick Schools is a private special education day school for students with disabilities licensed by the Virginia Board of Education. Failure to meet all requirements, including obtaining the BCBA credential within one year from date of hire, will result in termination of employment as a Behavior Specialist.


EnCircle requires all employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are hired, we will require you prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or are willing to be vaccinated subject to applicable laws.


MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, REQUIREMENTS AND PREREQUISITES



  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in human services, education, or related field.

  • Working toward or eligible to sit for board certification in behavior analysis; certification must be obtained within one calendar year from date of hire.

  • Expertise in the field and knowledge of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), experience working in a school setting is preferred.

  • Experience in teaching or providing behavioral and academic support to multidisciplinary teams.

  • Ability to cultivate teamwork and foster staff professional development and competency.

  • Minimum 6 months of experience working with individuals with Autism, Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual disability (ID) and/or Emotional Disability (ED).

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, community members, and staff members.

  • Adherence to high level of professional and ethical standards.

  • Valid Virginia Drivers’ License and proof of insurance if assigned as a driver.

  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with agency standards if assigned as a driver.

  • Ability to organize work effectively.

  • Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and required paperwork according to agency requirements on a timely basis.

  • Basic computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to observe health and safety regulations.

  • Must be able to participate in and be certified in crisis de-escalation techniques and certified in First Aid and CPR.

  • Perform physical management of students.

  • Serve as a mandated reporter.


To give equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at enCircle based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. EnCircle does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


As part of the Company’s EEO commitment, we will also provide reasonable accommodations consistent with applicable law. The Company will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential functions of the job unless doing so would cause significant difficulty or expense—i.e., an undue hardship. Similarly, the Company will also make reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of a person related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship.


If you seek an accommodation because of a medical condition or impairment, or related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, please notify Human Resources so we can evaluate your request. Please cooperate with the Company as to any information needed so we can assess your request for an accommodation.


As part of our EEO commitment, the Company will also reasonably accommodate an employee who’s sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance conflicts with a work rule or requirement unless doing so would impose more than a de minimis cost or burden. Please inform Human Resources if you seek an accommodation based on a religious belief.




Education

Preferred

  • Bachelors or better in Education or related field

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