Behavior Intervention Specialist
Must hold a certificate issued by Florida Department of Education.
The certificate must be in one of the following types: Professional Certificate, Temporary Certificate, Statement of Status of Eligibility.
The certificate position area must be in one of the following areas: Computers, Elementary Teacher, Success for All, Title I.
The certificate must be in one of the following grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.
The certificate status must be active.
JOB PURPOSE: Create and implement a flexible program and classroom environment favorable to student learning and personal growth. Develops lesson plans consistent with established guidelines. Establish effective rapport with students, staff members, and parents. Motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge to provide an effective educational foundation, in accordance with each student’s ability.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Works with students whose behavior, school progress, and social skills indicates a need for assistance. Consults with parents, teachers, and other school personnel to determine causes of problems and effect solutions. Provides behavior support and suggestions for classroom management. Assists teachers in writing and facilitating Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans/Committee for Academic and Behavioral Supports. Assists teachers in developing accommodations and modifications to meet student academic and behavioral needs. Maintains and analyzes accurate student behavioral data to assist committees in making informed decisions. Serves as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations which are not referred for direct service. Meets regularly with building administrators to provide information regarding school wide behavioral trends and concerns. Participate as a Crisis Team member after being trained in the program for non-violent crisis intervention. Assists teachers and classroom assistants in self-contained classroom for students with Emotional Disabilities(ED) with classroom management, implementation of behavioral plans and community related activities. Provides support for ED students who move from self-contained to inclusionary settings. Develops and facilitates social skills groups for students. Serves as a resource for staff for social skills curriculum. Possesses a working knowledge about community agencies and resources. Facilitates staff development sessions and parent focus groups. Understands and models positive behavioral intervention supports. Possesses knowledge of procedures, policies and laws pertaining to special education. Consistently displays high standards of confidentiality. Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate parent meeting, conferences and staff development. Possesses knowledge of procedures, policies and laws pertaining to special education. Consistently displays high standards of confidentiality. Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate parent meeting, conferences and staff development. **MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED** DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and the mission of the company; support the company’s values in the strategic areas of academic excellence, operational performance, superior culture, and financial health and growth, as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Possesses strong time management & organizational skills and the ability to prioritize effectively and complete work with little supervision within agreed timeline. Has the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers, students, parents, the community, and administrative staff. Is sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image, as unique situations present themselves. Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and displays such between all stakeholders: being courteous, professional, and helpful. Possesses excellent communication skills: Oral (including presentations), Written, Interpersonal (active listening), Negotiating and Influencing. Has the ability to be at work consistently, to be on time, to follow instructions, to respond to management direction and to solicit feedback to improve performance. Demonstrates proficient experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Student Information System (SIS) and email communications. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Strives to implement best practices and positive character education consistently. Has the ability to demonstrate flexible and creative management of disciplinary issues. Has the ability to provide a supportive role to the principal. WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Usual office working conditions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS
No physical exertion required. Required to sit for long periods of time. Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects. TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with CSUSA salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Charter Schools USA. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY Position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
EVALUATION Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Charter Schools USA’s policy.
DECLARATION The Charter Schools USA Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.