Date: 01/14/2022 16:00 PM

City: Bristol, Virginia

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Are you eager to make a difference in the life of a child? Do you want to be part of a work culture that values abundance, being person-centered, relationships, shared ownership, social justice, and stewardship? Join our team!

We support students ages 5 to 22 with disabilities and challenging behaviors that significantly impede their learning. Minnick Schools is a private special education day school for students with disabilities licensed by the Virginia Board of Education in Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Wytheville, Wise, and Bristol.

EnCircle is seeking a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to provide support in the Minnick Schools to teachers, assistant teachers, educational aides, administrators, other school personnel, and families.

Individuals nearing completion of their behavior analytic coursework and supervised fieldwork are welcome to apply! This individual would be hired as a Behavior Specialist until they pass their exam and become certified and licensed.

We Offer Competitive Pay and Benefits!

  • A rewarding role helping others
  • Great benefits
  • Educational assistance program
  • Professional development
  • Supportive managers
  • A caring team that feels like family
  • Choose whether your pay is spread over 10 months or 12 months

EnCircle requires all employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. If you are hired, we will require you prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or are willing to be vaccinated subject to applicable laws.


  • Master’s in special education, behavior analysis, or psychology required.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) preferred. Individuals nearing completion of their behavior analytic coursework and supervised fieldwork will also be considered.
  • Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) by the Virginia Board of Medicine or license eligible.
  • Expertise in the field and knowledge of ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), experience working in a school setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is preferred.
  • Experience in teaching or providing behavioral and academic support to multidisciplinary teams.
  • Ability to cultivate teamwork and foster staff professional development and competency.
  • Minimum 6 months of experience working with children with Autism, Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual disability (ID) and/or Emotional Disability (ED).
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, parents, community members, and staff members.
  • Training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), classroom management strategies, individual behavior intervention plan development, data collection methods, and positive behavior support strategies required.
  • Serve as a mandated reporter.
  • Adherence to a high level of professional and ethical standards.
  • Valid Virginia Drivers’ License and proof of insurance.
  • Satisfactory Driving Record in accordance with agency standards.
  • Ability to organize work effectively.
  • Ability to maintain records, prepare reports and complete required paperwork according to agency requirements on a timely basis.
  • Basic computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to observe health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to assist with crisis de-escalation techniques, including physical management, and to obtain certification in First Aid, CPR, and Safety Care.

Join our staff to make a positive impact on the lives of students who have experienced challenges.

“It's a great place to work! I feel confident that I am making a difference in the student’s life— and the staff is great people to work with.”-Minnick School Staff Member

To give equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people, we make employment decisions at enCircle based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. EnCircle does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

As part of the Company’s EEO commitment, we will also provide reasonable accommodations consistent with applicable law. The Company will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can perform the essential functions of the job unless doing so would cause significant difficulty or expense—i.e., an undue hardship. Similarly, the Company will also make reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of a person related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship.

If you seek an accommodation because of a medical condition or impairment, or related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, please notify Human Resources so we can evaluate your request. Please cooperate with the Company as to any information needed so we can assess your request for an accommodation.

As part of our EEO commitment, the Company will also reasonably accommodate an employee who’s sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance conflicts with a work rule or requirement unless doing so would impose more than a de minimis cost or burden. Please inform Human Resources if you seek an accommodation based on a religious belief.


  • Minimum 6 months experience working with children with Autism, Developmental Disability (DD), Intellectual Disability (ID) and/or Emotional Disability (ED).


  • Masters or better in Psychology or related field
  • Masters or better in Special Education or related field

Licenses & Certifications

  • Brd Cert Behvor Analyst
  • VA Drivers' License
  • Lic Behvor Analyst

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