Support Staff | Behavior Assistant | 401 Building


The SouthWest Metro Intermediate District #288 has an immediate and full-time opening for a Behavior Assistant (Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)) for our 401 Building in Chaska, MN.
SouthWest Metro serves students in 11 member districts and 6 associate member districts across the southwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area with programs in Special Education, Career and Technical Education, Care & Treatment, Adult Education, and Alternative Education. We invite you to embrace your own value, potential, and ability at SouthWest Metro, while empowering others to discover theirs.  We work to empower ALL learners to realize their self-worth through personalized educational instruction, connection to resources, and access to a supportive learning environment.

Behavior Assistant, 7 hours a day for 183 Contract Days.  

Efficiently and effectively assist in providing a well-organized, smoothly functioning program in a special education setting while working under the supervision of a supervising teacher and/or behavior analyst.  Performs support work assisting students in meeting educational, communication, emotional, physical and behavioral goals of special needs students.  Works individually or in small groups. Behavior Assistants work under the close, ongoing guidance of a Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Teachers. The Behavior Assistant is primarily responsible for the direct implementation of behavior analytic services. As a Behavior Assistant, the incumbent will interact with students of all abilities.  

Pay & Benefits: 
The starting pay is $23.11 per hour with the opportunity to earn up to $4.80 per hour more when completing continuing education. A competitive and comprehensive benefit package is also available.
Job Summary:
Provide support by working directly with students to increase their academic, social/behavioral, communication, and study skills under the direction of the teacher(s).

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent, prefer 2 years of post-secondary training or AA degree in child development.
  • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Certification*
  • Experience working with students with significant disabilities is preferred, but not required.¬†¬†
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) required. Training is offered by the school district.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Capable of discretion/confidentiality.

¬†*For more information about the Registered Behavior Technician certification process, google “Registered Behavior Technician” and follow the RBT Handbook link.
Application Procedure:
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Selection Procedure:
Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately until the position is filled.  Those selected for interviews will be contacted