Behavior Specialist

Bx. Specialist · PHOENIX, Arizona
Department Bx. Specialist
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

                    AZACSinc Siniture

 Immediate Openings for the 2020-2021 School Year!

 Also hiring for the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year!

Do you have a passion for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other special needs, but are tired of driving across the valley? Then Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. is the place for you! Be part of a classroom team providing academic and behavior support services in a school setting! Here you can have consistent, full-time hours, commute to one central location every day and still provide the direct services you love! Registered Behavior Technicians (RBTs) encouraged to apply!

*Salary Range: Up to $18 per hour   


  • One location at a professional school setting, no driving to appointments!
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
  • BCBA supervision for RBTs
  • *Competitive pay: $13.50 - $18 hourly depending on experience 
  • Set hours: Monday - Friday, 7:45am - 3:45pm
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Great professional development and advancement opportunities!


  • Work as part of a classroom team to support academic instruction and behavior plans
  • Execute lessons as directed by teacher or classroom lead. These may include supporting independent work, special projects, teaching a lesson to a small group or running discrete trials with students 
  • Follow tier one behavioral supports and behavior plans as directed
  • Assist students in participating in classroom routines, transitions and self-care tasks (as necessary)
  • Collect data on behavior and academics as directed  
  • Obtain and maintain CPI certification
  • Implement behavior strategies in alignment with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Strong adherence to policies as outlined in the AZACS Employee Manual
  • Maintain professional conduct and appearance
  • Other duties as assigned by the administration.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Mastery and enthusiasm for best practices in autism education and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Track record of success in behavior management with students with autism or other special needs
  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification preferred but not required
  • Ability to approach situations with optimism and perseverance
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously 
  • Ability to exercise reasonable judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Experience in structured teaching, center-based model preferred


  • Valid Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card
  • Experience and training in Applied Behavior Analysis(ABA) 


Positions in this class require:  stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Light Work:  

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force. At times employees may, with assistance, lift and/or move up to an individual student’s body weight. The employee will frequently need to get on the floor and physically intervene using CPI techniques with students for short durations on a regular basis and occasionally for an extended period of time. 

Working Conditions:  

Work is routinely performed in an indoor classroom environment or outdoor school playground. 


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Civil Rights Act Title VII of 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. Arizona Autism Charter Schools, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment or in any of its educational programs or in the provisions of benefits and services to students.

Job Type: Full-time position

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  • Location
    PHOENIX, Arizona
  • Department
    Bx. Specialist
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience