• Behavior Technician - Manhattan Beach-2018/2019 SY

    Job Locations US-CA-Manhattan Beach
    Job ID
    2018-3136
    Business Unit
    Beach Cities Learning Center
    Category
    In-School
  • Overview

     

    Beach Cities Learning is looking for a full-time Behavior Technician ( Teacher's Aide) for our location in Manhattan Beach for 2018/2019 school year.  

     

    Note: This is a 10-month position. Up to 35 hours  per week. The hourly rate is $15.00 per hour.

     

    This is an entry level, first shift position. It's perfect for part-time or online/ weekend students or recent  graduates 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.

    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 offers a comprehensive benefits plan, 401K, and Tuition Assistance ( up to $ 2000 per year)  

     

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

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