New Story Schools in Reading, PA is seeking a qualified Behavior Consultant to join the clinical team for our Perkiomen Ave location. The Behavior Consultant is a lead member of a treatment team and is responsible for the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition and behavior modification protocols to students with emotional and behavioral needs in the K-12 age range. This position is responsible for the development of individualized behavior plans, monitoring progress for assigned students, and delivery of behavioral consultation as indicated in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). We are offering a $5,000 Sign-on bonus for this position.
Assess initial and ongoing behavioral strengths and needs of students per school assessment protocols and timelines.
Utilize non-violent crisis intervention techniques and physically assist.
Attend and participate in IEP meetings, multidisciplinary team meetings, and other meetings.
Provide, and monitor services as stated in the student’s IEP.
Develop behavior goals for the IEP and Positive Behavior Support Plan.
Revise and oversee the implementation of student behavior plans as necessary.
Conduct a Functional Behavioral Assessment for students, as needed., under the direction of a BCBA
Develop system of data collection for staff to support interventions and change.
Develop and implement individualized behavior plans which reflect the individual needs of the student and the dynamics of the school setting.
Analyze FBA & data sheets and develop individualized behavior intervention plan using data and input from others involved with the student.
Collect and graph behavior data recorded by school staff for analysis in Positive Behavior Support Plan effectiveness.
Eligible New Story School Employees will receive:
Competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)
Generous paid time off and paid holidays
401K with company contribution
Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
Tuition credit program for eligible dependents
Employee Discount Program
Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items
New Story School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts and community partners to empower children in overcoming challenges and creating new stories in their lives.
New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website
ExperienceRequired2 year(s): Experience working with children in the implementation of therapeutic skills acquisition & behavior change protocols.
EducationRequiredBachelors or better in Psychology or related field
PreferredMasters or better in Special Education or related field
Licenses & CertificationsPreferredBrd Cert Beh Anlst
Brd Cert Asst Anlst
PreferredPositive Beh Supp Plan Development