Lead Instructional Assistant - BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Special Services Teacher
CLASS SUMMARY: Under direct supervision incumbents provide assistance to teachers in a classroom environment by orienting and mentoring instructional assistants, modifying materials based on individual learning styles, demonstrating skills and techniques, communicating with parents regarding specific concerns, collecting and documenting behavioral and academic data, providing input to IEP team,
providing materials and handouts to students, and working with students individually or in groups on special projects or assignments and support to the school behavior team by providing student intervention and supervision, completing data entry, and implementing and maintaining systems that are in place at the school.
Provides assistance and support to school behavior team in discipline matters including but not limited to student intervention, student supervision and Synergy data entries.
Orients and mentors instructional assistants and trains them in a variety of instructional strategies. Demonstrates skills and techniques in order to aid in student learning. Enforces school and classroom standards and policies.
Modifies and adapts curricula/instructional materials, in consultation with teachers and therapists, based on individual learning styles and needs.
Pre-teaches lessons using aforementioned materials to facilitate students’ success in the regular classroom; works with students individually or in groups on projects or assignments.
Serves as a member of the IEP team for purposes of planning and coordinating curriculum and lesson plans; attends meetings as requested.
Implements and models behavioral strategies across a variety of learning environments for other instructional assistants and school personnel.
Develops and implements systems to collect and document data relative to students’ behavior and skill acquisition in accordance with IEP goals.
Accompanies students from classrooms to other areas, including the library, playground, cafeteria, and buses, to ensure orderly behavior. Dispenses medications to students and performs minor first aid as directed by the nurse or principal.
Communicates with parents, under direction of teacher or administrator, regarding student progress and concerns including improvements in specific academic areas and behavioral problems.
Assists in formal professional development instruction of assistants within the program; provides input regarding evaluation of instructional assistants.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 217