Citizens of the World Los Angeles

Behavior Intervention Implementation Associate (BII)

US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-1060

Overview

The mission of Citizens of the World Los Angeles (CWC LA) is to provide a socio-economically, culturally, and racially diverse community of students in Los Angeles with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each student's confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as citizens of the world. CWC schools:

  • Service a socioeconomically, culturally, and racially diverse community;
  • Develop students’ social and emotional skills to prepare them to become citizens of the world in an ever-changing future; and
  • Promote academic rigor through a constructivist, project-based learning approach, to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity

 

The CWC LA network is growing at a rapid rate and currently enrolls 1,900 students in three high-performing schools:

  • CWC Hollywood (opened in September 2010, renewed charter approved in December 2014, currently TK-5th grade);
  • CWC Silver Lake (opened in August 2012, renewed charter approved in November 2016, currently TK-8th grade); and
  • CWC Mar Vista (opened in August 2013, currently TK-6th grade and growing to 8th grades over the next two years).

 

CWC LA has a Regional Support Office that supports all CWC LA schools. We work with our network partners at Citizens of the World Charter Schools (CWC Schools), linking the schools in Los Angeles to CWC schools in New York City and Kansas City.

 

Our core values are embraced by the entire community:

  • Excellence: we demand lasting quality
  • Diversity: we are better and stronger because of our differences
  • Authenticity: we are our true selves in this work, and we are candid
  • Community: we care deeply about people. We share and build partnerships. We celebrate, laugh, and seek joy, even in the tough times
  • Change: we welcome the unknown, embracing the unexpected and new. We adapt to meet the ever-changing times. We find new ways.

Position Description

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled and creative Behavior Intervention Implementation Associate to be a part of a team of educators working to provide a challenging and inclusive education for students with disabilities. The individual will be passionate about working with children with disabilities, have a commitment to a progressive and interdisciplinary approach to education and the desire to work within a highly collaborative staff culture.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and, as an organization serving a diverse group of students, we work to reflect this diversity in our staff as well.

Responsibilities

1. Supports instruction to individuals or small groups of students with special needs as assigned.
2. Assists students in prescribed learning activities.
3. Monitors student behavior and utilizes approved behavior management techniques to redirect and modify inappropriate behaviors
4. Administers one-on-one ABA-based Intensive Behavior Intervention methods to designated students in a school setting.
5. Implements documented therapy plans for Behavior Intervention treatment.
6. Monitors, observes, and reports behavioral data of students according to approved procedures.
7. Performs related tasks as required.

Qualifications

1. Completion of at least 48 semester units or 60 quarter units. Associate's degree preferred.
2. One year of paid or volunteer experience working with students with disabilities, including students with autism
3. Training in implementing Behavior Intervention techniques as well as demonstrated experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based behavior intervention techniques.
4. Excellent communication/interpersonal skills as well as a desire to collaborate with various different stakeholders to help develop a whole-school community.
5. Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor, and can-do attitude.

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