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PRAIRIE LAKES AEA Behavior Technician in Spencer, Iowa


  • EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Education, or another related field
  • LICENSURE: BOEE license preferred
  • EXPERIENCE:Ability to relate to student population being served


  • Assist with screenings and assessments of students without interpretation
  • Assist with data collection and documentation as directed
  • Model documented treatment plans developed by the Behavior Team
  • Plan activities that lead to student success on goals
  • Assist with clerical duties and department operations such as preparing materials and scheduling activities
  • Collect data for monitoring quality improvement
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to student record and information
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Contributes to a positive and productive work, learning and team environment
  • Believes in, advocates for, understands, supports and delivers the priority work of the AEAs, Iowa Public and Accredited Schools, the Iowa Department of Education and Prairie Lakes AEA
  • Focuses upon agency and team efforts to deliver equitable, efficient and effective educational services that prepare Iowa children for a life well-lived
  • Anticipates and responds to needs, requirements and expectations of clients resulting in acceleration, inspiration and innovation
  • Demonstrates effective verbal, non-verbal, written, listening and visual communication
  • Possesses effective interpersonal, collaboration, facilitation skills and is committed to relationships and partnerships, within and outside of the agency
  • Exhibits self-motivation, reliability, organization, detail and quality and engages in continuous improvement of professional practice to build skills needed to perform job duties and meet agency goals and expectations
  • Manages time effectively so that timelines are met and improved results are evident in learning, professional capacity and system effectiveness
  • Problem solves by utilizing data-based decisions, preventing and resolving conflicts and providing comprehensive, high quality solutions
  • Works with integrity and maintains confidentiality
  • Models and integrates technology into daily work
  • Leads professional development for at least one course, internally, externally or both
  • Understands other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, according to current needs of the agency or districts served


  • Ability to travel between schools and sites served
  • Normal, routine levels of activity related to bending, carrying, climbing, hearing, lifting, reaching, sitting, standing, vision and walking, and may also involve above-average levels of activity at times that cant always be anticipated