Behavior Technician-Drury


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North Adams Public Schools
10 Main Street, Second Floor
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Company Description:
The mission of the North Adams Public Schools is to provide all students with the values, knowledge, and skills needed to reach their full potential, with the ultimate goal of becoming lifelong learners and productive members of the 21st Century.

As a district, we are committed to providing a safe environment in which all individuals embrace the core values of diversity, inclusiveness, shared community responsibility, breadth of learning, and continuous growth and improvement.
Behavior Technician-Drury
Per Year
North Adams
Full Time
Associate Degree
Certification or previous experience as a Behavior Technician - Preference: Preferred

Seeking a Behavior Techncian at Drury High School for the upcoming school year. This position is for the school year only. It is for 7 hours per day for 5 days per week.

Job Goal:         To provide the best educational experience for the schools’ students.

Supervision:    Reports to Building Principal and Director of Student Support Services.

Performance Responsibilities: 

The Behavior Technician functions as a member of the school team and provides direct supervision and training to students as assigned by the building principal and under the supervision of the districts BCBA/BCaBA consultant.

  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators to provide a highly structured approach to behavioral management
  • Work with students to reduce behaviors such as aggression, self-injury, property destruction, disruption
  • Use strategies provided by the BCBA (ie discrete trial training) to instruct students in accordance with Individualized Education Programs
  • Provide mentoring and direct support to students during specified un-structured times of the day (lunch, recess, etc)
  • Collect data on behavioral interventions and assist in monitoring progress
  • With teachers and other support staff, implement elements of student behavior intervention plans under the supervision of the BCBA and Special Education Coordinator
  • Participate in meetings (IEP, Behavior Plan, etc.) as necessary.



The Committee's policy of nondiscrimination will extend to students, staff, the general public, and individuals with whom it does business; No person shall be excluded from or discriminated against in admission to a public school of any town or in obtaining the advantages, privileges, and courses of study of such public school on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.


  • Associates degree or equivalent course hours
  • Experience working with students that have moderate to severe social emotional and behavioral disabilities.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Must be willing to undergo additional specialized training as necessary



  • Certification and/or experience as a Registered Behavior Technician

Physical Requirements:           The position requires a moderate amount of walking, standing, sitting and climbing stairs and step stool whenever necessary.  Activities also include moderate physical exertion in body movement such as reaching, bending, twisting, grasping, pushing, and pulling of objects.  The position requires lifting objects of 20 pounds on a frequent basis, and over 20 pounds occasionally.  There is a frequent requirement of fine manipulation associated with the required use of a computer, typewriter, keyboard, calculator, and other business machines. 

Environmental Conditions:     The occupant is required to work indoors.  The regular chemical solvents are toners, inks, and cleaning fluids. 


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