Colorado Nonprofit Association

Behavior Technician

POSITION:              Behavior Technician (3-6) 

SALARY RANGE:    $23.50 / hr- $28.50/ hr 

CALENDAR:              181 days 

SUMMARY:  Under the direct supervision of the building level Teacher and/or Principal, provides instruction, guidance, and monitoring for students in the program that will assist them in developing the life skills necessary for becoming meaningful participants within their community. 


Licenses/ Certifications 


Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment.

Previous successful teaching experience in Special Education and related areas of study

Participate in all professional growth opportunities offered by the BOCES and attending district

Willingness to attend CPI training

Master’s Degree in related areas preferred.

Bilingual preferred 


Provide timely assessments, formal and informal, to determine academic and social needs to determine and implement the best mode of instruction for all students

Maintain all records, progress monitoring, forms, and files required by the program, BOCES/ district and CDE 

Attain knowledge of CPI methods for controlling students in dangerous situations

Develop and maintain regular communication with parents, community agencies, staff and other designated persons regarding the progress of each individual student Improve  professional qualifications and effectiveness by participating in all available staff development activities offered through the school / BOCES and attending district

Provide training and support for all paraprofessionals in meeting the needs of students

Develop and maintain a system for hygiene services as delegated by the district nurse

Provide required documentation for Medicaid reimbursement in a timely manner

Implements behavior plans

Leads and supports challenging behavior de-escalation and crisis efforts

Runs academic and social emotional programming with students

Circulates the building to model positive behavior supports with all students

Collects and analyzes data and creates materials

Collaborates with and is supervised by the BCBA 


Assist guidance, pupil services staff or building administration, as needed.

Perform any other related duties as assigned. 

Note:   The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. 


Maintain confidentiality on issues and information received at all times

Ability to report work orally or in writing to supervisor as required.

Effective writing and verbal communication skills. 


Standard school environment; work closely with students and staff.  

General good physical condition necessary to perform the duties of the job.

The employee will work primarily in a school/office environment  

May work outdoors during outdoor student activities. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.