Senior Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Spectrum Center Schools and Programs
Pittsburg, California
Apr 09, 2024
Apr 26, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Corporation / LLC
Spectrum Center Schools and Programs , a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking a Sr. Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to join our award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction!

If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with genuine purpose, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor, and a stellar work ethic - We Should Talk!

As a Sr. Behavior Analyst you will, provide clinical and educational support for individual students and be responsible for educational/clinical training and measuring individual team member performance. Serving as the chief quality assurance agent of the educational/clinical programs, you will ensure compliance with laws, regulations and internal standards for educational and behavioral services.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing training and support to teachers and support staff in the development of Functional Analysis Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.
  • Monitoring the quality of student academics and behavioral services.
  • Providing support to Spectrum staff in effective teaching practices so that students are able to progress in accordance with their IEP.
  • Assessing the school staff development needs, researching and designing training programs based on those needs.
  • Participating in staff development through conferences, training and seminars to maintain and develop core competencies.
  • Training and certifying team members in the implementation of CPI principles while also providing ongoing coaching and support in the use of CPI principles.
  • Assisting in the hiring, orientation and training of behavior specialists.
  • Researching and making recommendations for the use of evidence-based curricula in the classrooms that meet the requirements set forth by the Department of Education.
  • Developing and monitoring systems designed to meet the needs of individual students, classrooms and the site as a whole.
  • Developing strategies for fading students from 1:1 staffing ratios to small group staffing ratios.
  • Attending and participating in all required meetings including school team meetings, all staff meetings, etc.
  • Conducting regular quality assurance checks at the individual student, staff, classroom and site level and making recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Department of Education regulations and Spectrum Schools internal standards.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Required:
  • Master's degree or higher in behavior sciences, psychology, or related field.
  • Board certified behavior analyst credentials.
  • Special education certification.
  • Well-versed in applied behavior analysis including effective teaching strategies, classroom management systems, data-based decision making, and functional analysis/behavior intervention plans.
  • Highly skilled in working with individuals with severe emotional and behavioral disorders and/or disabilities.
  • Prior experience working in an education program setting highly preferred.
  • Advanced oral and written communication, instruction, curriculum, conflict resolution, multitasking, problem solving, decision making and organizational skills.
  • Advanced motivational skills and willingness to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities and new initiatives.
  • Knowledge of relevant technology including experience with computers, Microsoft Office Suite, database entry and basic office equipment.

Spectrum Center Schools is a division of ChanceLight Education , the nation's leading provider of alternative and special education programs for children and young adults. For more than 45 years, and in partnership with over 235 school districts nationwide, we have helped change the direction of more than 240,000 student lives !

Learn more about our history, our mission and the program services we provide by visiting the links below:

As a member of the ChanceLight family you will be provided with the opportunity to make meaningful impacts, the support needed to achieve success, and all the tools essential to reaching personal & professional fulfillment!

Additional Perks and Benefits Include:
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Virtual Medical Visits
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • School Hours and Paid Holiday Schedule
  • Company Paid Life & Disability Insurance
  • 401k Options
  • Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Opportunities for Growth & Development
  • And So Much More!

If you're ready to start changing the direction of students' lives by providing them the opportunity to create successful, independent futures - this is your Chance !

Join us and start making a genuine difference in the lives of children today!
Careers, With ChanceLight Work. With Purpose.
Copyright 2024 ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy, & Education, a ChanceLight company Benefit plans and eligibility requirements may vary based role and employment status.

Education Required
  • Masters or better in Behavioral Sciences or related field
Licenses & Certifications Required
  • Special Education
  • BCBA
Skills Required
  • Special Education
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
  • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)
  • Counseling & Guidance
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Behaviors Preferred
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Motivations Preferred
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)