Substitute Behavior Technician

Job Locations US-CA-San Gabriel
Job ID
2021-13362
Business Unit
Beach Cities Learning Center
Category
Hidden (2140)

Overview

 

Beach Cities Learning is looking for a part-time Substitute Behavior Technician ( Teacher's Aide) for our location in San Gabriel, CA.

 

Note: The hourly rate is $15.00 per hour. 

 

This is an entry level position. It's perfect for the candidates with a background  in Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Sociology and Healthcare. This will be a great way to get into the field where you can use your theoretical knowledge and implement it in practice.

 

This position is also for candidates that are generally interested to work with children with special needs and want to make a difference in their lives.

 

Additionally, if you possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any field and pass your CBEST test you could also apply at CA Department of Education to become a Substitute Teacher, so you could teach for us a Sub and make twenty dollars per hour when we need you in a Sub Teacher role. You can be a Behavioral Tech and a Sub Teacher at the same time.

 

Beach Cities Learning is an innovative non-public school program, which serves the educational needs of special education students between the ages of 6 to 22. Designed to provide a stimulating, supportive, academically challenging and therapeutic program for students struggling in the public school arena. We provide students with the tools needed to be successful in school and life.

COVID Message

The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone:

  • Face Coverings are required indoors
  • Daily health screenings are required of all staff and families
  • Staff must be fully vaccinated prior to starting employment.

 

Responsibilities

As a Behavior Technician, you’ll be a part of a school-based special education team.You’ll provide assistance to the teacher in the implementation of all program components such as: Clinical Program, Instruction, Special Education Services and Physical Fitness. You will be supported by a mentor, veteran behavior technicians and an on-site administrator manager.

  • Provide direct instructional support to individual and/or groups of students and monitor ability to follow directions and behavior.
  • Ride in school van to pick children up in the morning and drop them off in the afternoon.
  • Collect data regarding student(s) reaching goals/objectives as directed by licensed staff. Assist staff in maintaining charts and other records related to student(s) progress.
  • Reinforce academic behaviors taught by licensed staff and provide the student with opportunities to practice.
  • Assist student in community, recreational, school, and leisure activities under the direction of licensed staff.
  • Implement district approved techniques for verbal de-escalation and safe physical restraint, such as Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned and required by the building administration and licensed staff.

 

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required; college degree preferred
  • 1-2 years’ experience working with children in a special needs education setting
  • Ability to collaborate and receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining a professional and clinical perspective at all times, with the ability to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regard certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur.
  • Demonstrated experience using physical ability and dexterity to safely and effectively use Crisis Management Interventions (including the use of therapeutic holds) of all involved (e.g. self, student, other employees.

 

Beach Cities Learning/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

 

Physical requirements 

The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

 

·         Lift and/or move up to 100 pounds

·         Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (stoop, reach, stand, kneel, squat, sit, walk, lift, pull, grasp) for extended periods of time 

·         Must be willing and able to implement safety measures consistent with Professional Crisis Management Association (PCMA) such as: therapeutic holds and transportation procedures utilizing quick body movements in the course of maintaining the safety of students with special needs.

 

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