Registered Behavior Technician
Company: Woodland School District 50
Posted on: May 14, 2022
Woodland School District 50 is an Equal Opportunity
Educator/Employer. We are committed to building a culturally
diverse workforce and educational environment by hiring individuals
who support and contribute to the diversity and excellence of our
student and academic programs through their teaching and service to
our students, parents and the community we serve.
If you welcome inclusion, equity and diversity, have an unwavering
commitment to the success of all students, embrace and celebrate
the individuality of our student population with respect to race,
ethnicity, and economic status, and seek to celebrate the cultures
that contribute to making our district so rich, please join our
team! Minority candidates encouraged to apply.
POSITION TITLE: Registered Behavior Technician
Applicants are instructed to address in their application/resume
their experiences directly related to each section noted in this
POSITION TYPE: Certified Support
DATE POSTED: March 25, 2022
DATE AVAILABLE: August 22, 2022
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) is a
paraprofessional certified in behavior analysis. Assists in
delivering behavior-analytic services and practice under the
direction and close supervision of the Districtwide Board Certified
Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Collects data about students' behaviors
through direct observation. Assists Districtwide Board Certified
Behavior Analyst (BCBA) as directed with observations, data
collection, behavior reduction assessments and skill acquisition
plans. Collaborates with school teams. Teaches students and staff
specific skills as outlined in behavior intervention plans.
Communicates behavioral intervention results in students' school
teams and parents. Provides support and modeling to staff in
behavior intervention strategies.
1. Certification: Required - ISBE Paraprofessional License and
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification
Preferred - ISBE Paraprofessional License and willing to acquire
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification
A. Required - High School Diploma or Equivalent
B. Preferred - Bachelor's Degree
* Required - Six (6) months prior experience supervising students
in an educational or non-educational setting.
* Preferred - One (1) year prior experience supervising students in
a public-school setting.
ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Under the direction of the District BCBA, works collaboratively
with building and district staff to promote positive student
behavior by assisting in the provision of professional development
that targets research, strategies and modeling of instructional and
classroom management practices.
* Assists with providing training in data collection methods,
positive behavior supports, intervention techniques, and
instructional methodologies for staff.
* Assists in the development of materials and provides behavioral
resources and strategies to school teams, students, and parents as
* Assists school teams in writing comprehensive functional
assessments and developing interventions appropriate for student
needs, interests, and abilities.
* Gathers, prepares, presents and updates all data related to
students on caseload.
* Leads and assists school teams with assessment procedures, which
vary depending on each student's behavioral needs.
* Assesses, records and describes students' behaviors in measurable
and objective terms.
* Attends problem solving, Section 504, IEP or other meetings as
necessary and provides related behavioral information.
* Works with individual students or small groups of students to
reinforce learning of strategies or skills.
* Creates and collaborates on the creation of behavior intervention
plans and implements procedures to encourage and monitor the
student acquisition of the desired skills.
* Under the direction of the BCBA, communicates with parents to
assist with and support implementation of strategies that support
student skill development.
* Assists with supervision of students as appropriate and necessary
throughout the school day, as needed.
* Alerts classroom teacher, BCBA and school administration as
appropriate to any problem or special information about an
* When necessary, a licensed RBT may be asked to serve as a guest
teacher in a classroom in the school when all other options have
been unsuccessful to obtain other guest teachers.
* The RBT may be asked to serve as a classroom paraprofessional in
a classroom in the school as appropriate and as needed.
* Maintains a high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of
information about students at all times.
* Participates in in-service training programs when aligned to the
roles of the paraprofessional, per request of the BCBA and/or
* Performs such other tasks and assumes such other responsibilities
as assigned by the BCBA, school administrator or other
OTHER PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Assist in other areas as needed.
* Complete other duties as needed.
* Assist with providing ongoing professional development to staff
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Technical: Must be able to use the district email system, Google
platforms, Microsoft Office, and the district's attendance
Interpersonal: Ability to develop and maintain positive
relationships with staff, parents, students, businesses and
community. Must have strong organization, communication and
interpersonal skills; and a strong sense of teamwork. Must be able
to cope with deadline pressures; make difficult decisions that
impact the organization in a positive sense; work harmoniously with
the community, students, parents, staff, and administration.
Communicate effectively with students, parents and staff; exhibit
sound judgment in dealing with people; and follow directives given
by Administration. Must also be a creative problem solver; and
empathetic, humanistic and open-minded.
DISTRICT CORE COMPETENCIES:
* Support the establishment of mutual respect and equal human
dignity across the entire school community.
* Welcomes inclusion, equity and diversity.
* Have an unwavering commitment to the success of all students.
* Understanding that your identity may be different than students,
parents, and staff, you are willing to put those differences aside
for the success of all students.
* Regardless of the identities of students, staff, or parents,
works collaboratively to build a successful relationship with
* Willingly anticipate, identify and adopt change.
* Engage in all job-related interactions and activities, with
contacts from within and outside the District, in a courteous and
* Communicate with styles that are approachable and respectful.
* Participate in professional development and training to become
more effective and efficient.
* Take initiative to manage multiple tasks.
* Effectively organize work to be as productive as possible.
Manual Dexterity: Work requires definite skilled and accurate
physical operations requiring some close coordination
Physical Effort: Work requires handling average weight materials or
equipment, but not for sustained periods.
Working Conditions: Some exposure to definitely disagreeable
elements may exist, i.e., temperature changes, use of steps/stairs,
walking long distances throughout the building, etc.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Work Week: Monday through Friday
Work Year: 179-day full time position. Non-exempt Union
Work Hours: 7.5 hours per day (schedule will vary based on
Salary: Minimum of $17.05 per hour
EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually
by the administration.
This description has been prepared to assist in properly evaluating
various classes of responsibilities, skills, working conditions,
etc. It is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and
characteristic levels of work difficulty that will be required of
positions that will be given this title. It is not intended as a
complete list of specific duties and responsibilities. Nor is it
intended to limit, or in any way modify the right of the supervisor
to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their
supervision. Scheduling flexibility is required to accommodate
changing school/district needs. The use of a particular expression
or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude
other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of
HOW TO APPLY: Internal applicants should apply online at
www.dist50.net and attach a resume to the online application.
External applicants should apply online at www.dist50.net and
attach three letters of recommendations, resume and transcript(s)
to the online application.
All applicants must be willing to interview in person and
demonstrate skills through a situational analysis. Applicants will
be contacted within three weeks if invited for an interview.
Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
Further information regarding this position may be obtained by
Dr. Lane Walls
Assistant Superintendent of Special Education
APPLICATION DEADLINE: When Filled
Woodland School District 50 is an Equal Opportunity Employer with
established policies prohibiting discrimination on the basis of
race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, age, ancestry, marital status, arrest record, military
status, order of protection status, unfavorable military discharge,
citizenship status provided the individual is authorized to work in
the United States, use of lawful products while not at work, being
a victim of domestic or sexual violence, genetic information,
physical or mental handicap or disability, if otherwise able to
perform the essential functions of the job with reasonable
accommodation, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical
conditions, or other legally protected categories. The Associate
Superintendent (847-596-5630) addresses questions regarding student
discrimination, and the Director of Human Resources (847-596-5640)
answers questions concerning employment discrimination.
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