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Basic Function

The Behavior Support Aide is responsible to the Director of Pupil Services and works under the direct supervision of the designated manager(s).  A Behavior Support Aide gathers and charts data related to student behavior, models behavior intervention strategies, and assists classroom staff and instructional support staff in the implementation of individual student’s Behavior Support Plans (BSP) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) methodologies.

Essential Functions:

Essential functions may include, but are not limited to the following:

1.       Maintains and updates records related to the development and implementation of student BSPs or BIPs.

2.       Collects and charts behavioral data.

3.       Provides support to teachers and classroom staff in monitoring individual student behavior.

4.       Implements students’ BSP’s and BIP’s in classrooms and other instructional settings.

5.       Models the use of ABA methodologies in increasing or decreasing target behaviors.

6.       Performs student observations at assigned school sites for the purpose of initial training and ongoing support, including follow-up activities related to data collection.

7.       Completes required documentation and reports.

8.       Develops, orders, and delivers behavior intervention materials and supplies to classrooms and training sites.

9.       Provides direct behavior intervention support in special day classrooms, integrated settings and natural environments.

10.    Perform other duties as may be assigned or reasonably be expected.

Education and Experience

1.       High School Diploma or Equivalent.

2.       Must pass proficiency exam meeting the requirements of No Child Left Behind.  (Requirement waived if individual has an AA degree, has 48 college units or has passed the CBEST)

3.       Experience working with special populations within the school setting.

4.       Training and/or experience in utilizing specialized instructional techniques such as Applied Behavior Analysis, Discrete trials, Picture Exchange Communication Systems, Treatment and Education of Autistic and related Communication-handicapped Children (TEACCH), and Social Stories is preferred.

Credentials And/Or Skills And Abilities

1.       Knowledge required to model effective ABA strategies within a classroom setting.

2.       Knowledge of positive behavior intervention strategies.

3.       Skills necessary to adapt materials and strategies based on a student’s age and developmental level.

4.       Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.

5.       Ability to provide constructive feedback and adapt and modify strategies, as necessary.

6.       Ability to collect, organize and graph behavioral data.

7.       Ability to exercise good judgment.

8.       Ability to handle confidential material with discretion.

9.       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county office and district personnel, outside agencies, and parents.

10.    Ability to work in settings with limited supervision.

11.    Ability to apply skills learned in training to instructional settings

For more information:

Wage range is $18.03 to $23.73

To apply, APPLICANTS must complete an online application through Edjoin (

Job Posting #22-64 Specialists’ Aide – Behavior Support

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
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  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 18.03
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 23.73