• Full-time BCBA- Tulsa-2019/2020

    Job Locations US-OK-Tulsa
    Job ID
    Business Unit
    Desert Choice Schools
  • Overview


    Learn Behavioral/ Desert Choice Schools  is looking for a Full-time BCBA  for our growing team in  Tulsa, OK for 2019/2020 school year.


    Experience in working with  low functioning autism students and students with emotional and behavioral disorders required.


    We offer extensive training, support and a highly competitive salary/benefits package.



    Learn Behavioral/ Desert Choice Schools is a private special provider who partners with school districts throughout the state of Oklahoma (current openings in Tulsa area) to provide programs and services to students with a wide range of disabilities that includes: Autism (A), Emotional Disability (ED), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI).


    All LearnIt programs utilize a unique and highly-structured school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program to improve our student’s academic, communication, independent living and social skills. We are a cohesive group of professionals that values those team members who exhibit collaboration, integrity and the desire to make a difference in the lives of children and their families.


    In this position, you would be a part of a private special education day school team. This team works with school districts to deliver the highest-quality services to students with special needs. As a BCBA  you will be working with the Special Education team on IEPs, Special education case management, classroom guidance and staff training for clinical interventions, counseling per student’s IEPs, parent training and community support, as well as working closely with outside agencies and other personnel to ensure student success. You will be supported by a mentor and veteran teacher and an onsite administrator manager, as well as having the assistance of several other school psychologists within our program.


    Key Responsibilities

     BCBA will be a part of a team that works with students with social, emotional and behavioral needs providing counseling, training, clinical case management, therapeutic interventions, de-escalation, pre-crisis and post crisis interventions as well as Special education case management. This position is supported by a day school program that provides special education teacher and one to three behavior technicians who assist oversee with classroom management, behavior documentation and reporting, implementing social/emotional/behavioral interventions. The School Psychologist will be responsible to assist in Special Education case management, IEP and MET input, attending IEP and MET meetings, developing, collaborating, and implementing interventions for students, counseling per students IEPs, parent training, as well as providing assistance to parents in accessing outside resources for their child.  Other responsibilities include maintenance of appropriate documentation and record-keeping.


    Why Join Our Team?

    At Desert Choice Schools, we believe it’s our people that set us apart. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefit package including:


    • Professional development allowance
    • Retirement and 401k plan
    • Mentorship and training programs
    • Relocation assistance and travel reimbursement (for some locations) 



    Minimum of a Master’s Degree and Board Certified Behavior Analyst License by OK state

    • Experience working with emotional and/or behaviorally challenged students
    • PCMA certified is a plus but not required.  We can provide PCMA training for you.
    • Collaborate and able to receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors
    • Maintain a professional and clinical perspective at all times, able to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regards certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur
    • Ability to safely and effectively use Crisis Management Interventions (including the use of therapeutic holds) of all involved (e.g. self, student, other employees


    Desert Choice Schools/Learn It Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States


    Physical requirements


    The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:


    ·         Must be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures (stoop, reach, stand, kneel, squat, sit, walk, lift, pull, grasp) for extended periods of time 

    ·         Must be willing and able to implement safety measures consistent with Professional Crisis Management Association (PCMA) such as: therapeutic holds and transportation procedures utilizing quick body movements in the course of maintaining the safety of students with special needs 


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