All Other Positions - Chester County Intermediate Unit
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Job Title: Behavior Mentor
Job Location: CHAAMP
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Chester County Intermediate Unit
Downingtown, PA 19335
Telephone: 484-237-5085
Job Description:

At the present time, a vacancy exists for a Behavior Mentor position within the Student Services division of the Chester County Intermediate Unit, located at the CHAAMP (Communities Helping Adolescents with Autism Make Progress) program in Mill Town Square, Downingtown, PA. 

  • High school diploma or GED required; bachelor's degree in education or psychology preferred
  • Autism background and ABA experience preferred
  • Valid PA Driver's License; Must meet CCIU procedures for transporting students (including motor vehicle record check; please see attached document for more information)
  • CPR/First Aid certification required within 30 days of election
  • Current police, child abuse, and FBI fingerprint clearances required
  • Clearance as an MA provider by Pennsylvania and the federal government (conducted by CCIU upon hire)

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for implementing and directing a behavioral model for the students at the CHAAMP program, a secondary transition program for students with moderate to severe autism.
  • Use principles of applied behavior analysis to extinguish negative behaviors and promote positive replacement behaviors as developed in student’s IEP.
  • Maintain continuous data to document frequency of targeted student behaviors and goals.
  • Transport and accompany students in the community to develop and reinforce social, recreational, and vocational skills per IEP goals.
  • Utilize de-escalation techniques and management strategies for student-student or student-staff conflicts.

Salary Range 2020-2021 School Year:
  • Support, Band 11
  •  $35,046 - $43,808, based upon experience

Monday – Friday, 7.5 hours/day, 225 days/year (School Year and Extended School Year)


Equal Opportunity Employer
Chester County Intermediate Unit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Chester County Intermediate Unit ensures equal employment opportunities regardless of race, creed, gender, color, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or disability. Chester County Intermediate Unit has a policy of active recruitment of qualified minority teachers and non-certified employees. Any individual needing assistance in making application for any opening should contact the Department of Human Resources at 484-237-5085.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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