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Holyoke Public Schools Registered Behavioral Tech-Summer 2023 in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Description: The HPS Extended School Year (ESY) Program is for students in grades PK- 12+ who qualify for extended year services per their IEP?s. The goal of the program is to prevent regression of learned and/or progressing skills during the Summer months. Locations are at Donahue School (Preschool, ABL/RISE/SHINE), Jericho (Inclusion), or Transitions Academy depending on students? IEP needs and/or grade level. The HPS ESY Program runs from Monday 7/10/23-Thursday 8/3/23. There will be a required staff orientation day on Wednesday 6/28/23 *Hiring will be staggered throughout the Spring, based on student enrollment* POSITION OBJECTIVE: A Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a paraprofessional who works under the close, on-going supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA). The RBT is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of skill- acquisition and implementation of behavior intervention plans developed by the supervisor (BCBA). The RBT works under the supervision of the BCBA, but in collaboration with classroom teachers and educational teams. The RBT may also collect data and conduct certain types of assessments (e.g., stimulus preference assessments). Qualifications: Associate?s Degree or higher; OR Completing at least two years, or 48 credit hours of study at an institution of higher education; OR taking and passing a formal assessment measuring one?s knowledge of and ability to assist classroom teachers in reading, writing, and mathematics. (Parapro Assessment and workKeys) Three years of experience in working with students/clients with autism, developmental delays, intellectual impairments, communication disorders, and/or social/behavioral deficits disorders; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Experience working in an urban setting, preferred Experience working with diverse student populations, preferred Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent teamwork skills Bilingual applicants (Spanish) strongly encouraged to apply LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: (positions in this class typically require): Be at least 18 years of age; Complete a 40 hour training program (BACB certificant) based on the RBT Task List, completed within 90 days of employment; Complete all requirements of RBT certification, per BACB requirements Pay a \$50 application fee (annual renewal fees are \$35 paid by the employee); Ability to obtain First Aid, Restraint & de-escalation, and CPR certification within 30 days of employment. Primary Location PUPIL SERVICES Salary Range \$25 - \$25 / PER DIEM/ TEMPORARY Shift Type Summer