The Halton District School Board is seeking qualified Behaviour Analysts who will replace absent Behaviour Analysts.

The successful candidates will provide additional expertise to increase the capacity of school board staff in their knowledge and application of ABA to students with Autism Spectrum Disorder as well as, other student populations as needed. The Behaviour Analyst will provide the coordination of staff training along with other HDSB staff and will enhance the collaborative practices between the Halton District School Board and community providers of Autism services, particularly related to students who are transitioning out of Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) into full time school.

Qualifications:

Completion of a Master’s Degree in Education or Psychology

Completion of a post-graduate studies in Autism, Behavioural Science or Psychology

Four (4) to six (6) years of Training and experience in implementing Applied Behavioural Analysis or equivalent

Knowledge of elementary and secondary education in Ontario and relevant Ministry policies and procedures (e.g. PPM 140)

Experience with the provision/facilitation of adult learning and training

Experience working with children and youth with special education, in particular those who have Autism Spectrum and complex behavioural needs

Well developed organizational and coordination skills

Demonstrated skills working with a multidisciplinary team

Experience with best practices in transitions

Effective communication skills

Familiarity with IEPS, Behaviour planning and Safety plans

Knowledge of community services for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Effective computer skills

Applicants with a combination of equivalent education and experience may be considered

Responsibilities:

Provide training to HDSB employees in ABA techniques

Coordination of “ Seamless Transitions – Connections for Students with ASD”

Liaise with community partners of autism services

Participate collaboratively with school and regional staff to support programs for students with ASD and complex behavioural needs

Participate as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team member for students with complex behavioural needs

Resume and other supporting documents must be submitted to Apply To Education:

www.applytoeducation.com

Job Category: Management & Professional

Job Code: #3090447

Applications submitted directly to Human Resources will not be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with the Halton District School Board. Contact will be made with applicants whose experience and qualifications most closely match the requirements of the position. Communication with short-listed applicants will be made through the email address provided on the applicants’ Apply To Education profile page.

First consideration for posted vacancies will be given to qualified applicants from the employee group in which the vacancy occurs.

Equity:

The Halton District School Board recognizes that, consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, employment practices and procedures at all levels should reflect, demonstrate understanding of and respond to a diverse population. The Board is committed to providing a workplace environment that is fair and equitable to all.

In our efforts to ensure an inclusive, diverse and representative workforce, we will:

value, promote and encourage the hiring of staff from under-represented communities;

grant first consideration, where the skills, ability, and qualifications of the applicants are relatively equal, to applicants who self-identify as members of historically under-represented communities. Where a collective agreement or terms and conditions govern the hiring or promotional process, this will be done in a manner that is consistent with the School Board’s obligations.

Applicant Self Identification Questions:

As part of the recruitment and selection function, the HDSB will collect voluntary self identification data from applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, HDSB’s Teacher Hiring Practices Administrative Procedure, HDSB’s Employment Equity Policy and Ontario’s Anti Racism Data Standards:

Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Anti-Racism Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 15, in compliance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.56. In accordance with HDSB’s Employment Equity Policy, personal information collected on this form will aim to achieve an inclusive, diverse and representative workforce. It works to intentionally identify and remove barriers for equity-deserving communities at each stage of the hiring process. Encouraging diversity of the workforce in the school board is vital because the workforce should be reflective and representative of the community.

Although hiring policies must adhere to the qualification requirements set out in applicable Regulations (eg. Regulation 298, “Operation of Schools – General”) and any applicable collective agreement provisions, the Board recognizes the importance of the following when developing its selection and evaluation criteria:

valuing applicants’ additional experience, lived experience, skills, backgrounds and perspectives; and

granting first consideration, where the skills, ability, and qualifications of the applicants are relatively equal, to applicants who self-identify as members of historically under-represented communities.

We encourage you to respond to our voluntary applicant self-identification questions. This data will inform our understanding of the diversity of our applicant pool as well as the progress of applicants throughout the hiring process. This data will inform our goals, strategies and actions and our progress towards creating and sustaining an inclusive and equitable workforce. Any information that you provide in response to these questions will be referred to during the hiring process for this position, and will be shared with the hiring manager and/or committee members responsible for the hiring process.

The section includes questions from Ontario’s Anti-Racism Data Standards (Standards, 2017). The Standards were established to help identify and monitor systemic racism and racial disparities within the public sector. The Standards establish consistent, effective practices for producing reliable information to support evidence-based decision-making and public accountability to help eliminate systemic racism and promote racial equity (adapted from Ontario’s Anti-Racism Data Standards, 2017).

Questions about this collection may be directed to Marsha Sulewski, Supervisor of Staffing and Recruiting at sulewskim@hdsb.ca.

Accommodation:

Upon request, we will provide reasonable accommodations for candidates who have temporary or permanent disability, or who otherwise require accommodations based on the protected grounds highlighted in the Ontario Human Rights Code in respect to the recruitment and selection process.

Wellness:

The HDSB is committed to providing a respectful and healthy work environment.

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JOB INFORMATION
Job Category:
Management & Professionals
Employer:
Halton District School Board
Posting Date:
10/25/2021 8:00:00 PM
Location:
Burlington, Ontario
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