Behavioral Technician/ Paraprofessional, Desert Choice Schools

Behavioral Technician/ Paraprofessional


Job ID:

Northwest Maricopa

May 03, 2018

Contact Information:
Desert Choice Schools
4525 S College Ave
Tempe, AZ 85282
District Website

Olga Fedchuk
Phone: 8084577024
District Email

Job Description:
Desert Choice Schools- certified K-12 private day school is looking for full-time (40 hours per week) Behavior Technicians (Teacher’s Aide/ Paraprofessionals) for 2018-2019 School Year starting in August of 2018 for Dysart Learning Center in Surprise, AZ. This is an entry level, first shift position. It's perfect for part-time or online/ weekend students or recent graduates in Psychology, Social Work, Special Education, Sociology and Healthcare. This will be a great way to get into the field where you can use your theoretical knowledge and implement it in practice. This position is also for candidates that are generally interested to work with children with special needs and want to make a difference in their lives. Additionally, if you possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any field, you could also apply at AZ Department of Education to become a Substitute Teacher, so you could teach for us a Sub and make $ 20 per hour when we need you in a Sub Teacher role. You can be a Behavioral Tech and a Sub Teacher at the same time. Please Note: The starting rate for a Behavioral Technician is $14.00 per hour. This is a 10-month school year position (no work during summer time but you would keep your medical, dental, vision benefits during the summer break). Please Note: A valid AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card” IVP" is required to be considered (or ability to get one). Please Note: We do not accept the Emergency Substitute Teacher Certificate, it has to be a Regular Substitute Teacher Certificate if you want to teach as a Sub Teacher for us.

Explore your passion for education and being a part of a culture where students learn "personal empowerment, self-determination and resiliency through a mind-frame of personal accountability!" Requirements: High School Diploma required; college degree preferred Current Arizona DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card is required to be considered 1-2 years’ experience working with children in a special needs education setting Ability to collaborate and receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors Demonstrated experience in maintaining a professional and clinical perspective at all times, with the ability to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regard certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur. Demonstrated experience using physical ability and dexterity to safely and effectively use Crisis Management Interventions (including the use of therapeutic holds) of all involved (e.g. self, student, other employees PCMA Certification a plus. Desert Choice Schools/Learn It Systems offers a comprehensive benefits plan, 401K, and Tuition Assistance. Desert Choice Schools/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be presently eligible to work in the United States.