Lead Behavior Interventionist

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Beach Cities Learning Center
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Join a school-based special education team in Fresno, CA area as a Lead Behavior Interventionist. This is a full time position.  The hourly rate starts at $23 p/h.


We provide great benefits, opportunity to grow as a professional, supportive environment and a fulfilling career.


The Lead Behavior Interventionist is responsible to ensure that all site-employees implementation of the following BCL Program Components with integrity:

  1. BCL Behavior Modification Program
  2. Professional Practices of staff such as professionalism, quality of work, communication
  3. Some travel will be required between school sites

The Lead Behavior Interventionist is also responsible to ensure that all Behavior Interventionists and Behavior Technicians conduct themselves professionally and in accordance with all HR Policies and Procedures as outlined in the BCL Employee Manual.     


Learn Academy/Beach Cities Learning (http://www.beachcitieslc.com), a Learn Behavioral Family of Companies division – is a team of highly dedicated and credentialed professionals who take the education process to a new and exciting level. By creating mutual partnerships with local districts, Beach Cities Learning provides students a uniquely different approach to education that better prepares them for academic success and the opportunities that await them after high school.


  • Ensure the following Program components are implemented with integrity:
    • WAVES Behavior Modification Program
    • Behavior Intervention Program
  • Professional Development Trainings
    • Conduct Daily/weekly PD for Behavior Interventionist & Behavior Technicians
    • Mentor and participate in training all new employees in the  program components.
    • Conduct Crisis Management Trainings (e.g. Safety Care) to all new employees
  • Meetings
    • Conduct weekly Professional Growth Plan meetings with Behavior Interventionists & Behavior
    • Technicians
    • Attend monthly meeting with Site Administrator
    • Attend weekly meetings and work closely with BCBA
    • Conduct Behavioral Intervention Plan Reviews with BCBA and MHT; and classroom teams when
    • needed
  • Data Collection
    • Conduct employee observation protocols - integrity/validity of program
    • Conduct Incident Report Audit 1 time per month
    • Follow up/de-briefing meetings with staff following behavior incidents
  • Reporting
    • Review hours inputted into Quickbase by all behavior interventionists
    • Track all crisis and incident reports into database
  • Other
    • Assist BCBA in data collection/FBA
    • Support Site Administrator in administrative duties
    • Coordinate and oversee all crisis situations
    • Be available if crisis occurs before/after school
    • Work with all employees to maintain a team environment
    • Coordinate with Site Admin/BCBA to ensure coverage for behavior Interventionists when they are absent

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  • Computer literacy
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Must be able to adhere to a consistent schedule
  • Effective communication in both oral and written
  • Collaborate and able to receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors
  • Maintain a professional and clinical perspective at all times, able to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regards to certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur


Position Requirements 

  • Master Level Degree or enrolled in a Master's program, in the field of Behavioral Sciences preferred and strongly encouraged
  • Willing to be enrolled in a Master's Degree program within a year
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with students with emotional/behavioral difficulties 
  • Crisis Intervention Certificate preferred 
  • Bachelor's Degree is required
  • Masters’ Degree in behavioral field is highly preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with students with emotional/behavioral difficulties
  • Ability to pass Department of Justice and FBI background check
  • Pass a TB test

Work Conditions

  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds.
  • Must have the strength 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)
  • Work location is in a school building where employee will need to be able to go up and down stairs
  • Frequent standing
  • Hand dexterity for typing and entering data into a computer
  • May require some travel between school sites

This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the Company.  Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the job holder’s responsibility.



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

Compensation Range

$22 - $23 / hour


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