The School-Based Behavior Support Coach will work under the supervision of the School-Based Intervention Supervisor to help develop and implement behavioral programming in a variety of public and private school environments. The School-Based Behavior Support Coach is expected to maintain a weekly billable caseload.
- Assists School-Based Intervention Supervisor with the development of individualized behavior support plans and educational programming for students and/or classrooms.
- Provides modeling and teacher education, ensuring skill acquisition programs and behavior intervention strategies are implemented with high treatment fidelity.
- Collaborates effectively with school system administrators regarding student progress and needs, as well as personnel issues as needed.
- Collaborates effectively with related service providers and other community partners.
- Works with school-based crisis team to de-escalate behavior when necessary.
- Is responsible for the creation and development of data tracking systems and program materials for individual students or classrooms.
- Provides group training for school personnel as needed/requested.
- Operates independently and is able to assess the learning environment and prioritize student needs quickly in a dynamic environment.
- Understands and adheres to both VIA policies and policies within the school environment.
- Maintains required certifications and credentials (e.g., RBT, CPR, etc.).
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
- Comfortable coaching and guiding staff with no prior ABA experience.
- High level of professionalism as a representative of VIA.
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
- Comfort with building relationships and rapport quickly.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills.
- At least one year of experience providing ABA and other evidence-based practices.
- Prior experience in a school setting preferred.