Anticipated Behavior Specialist

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Start Date
09/03/2019
Position Areas
Pupil Services

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WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
119 SOUTH AVENUE, WEBSTER, NY  14580
(585) 216-0010    website:
  www.websterschools.org
 
 

With nearly 8,400 students in 11 schools, we are the second largest suburban district in Monroe County. We were named 13 times by the NAMM Foundation as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the country. We offer dynamic Advanced Placement (AP), dual credit, music, fine arts, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs. We also offer tuition reimbursement for further education.  

The Webster CSD Human Resources Office is interested in hiring people who are Compassionately Connected, Joyfully Engaged, and Always Learning!



1819-966

Position Opening
 
Position Title:   Anticipated Behavior Specialist  
                                                    
Location:  District Wide
 
Starting Date:   September 3, 2019              
           
Requirements: 
  • CAS or PsyD/PhD in School Psychology
  • Behavior Support and Intervention; Psycho-Educational Evaluation
  • An individual filling this position must hold NYS Certification as a School Psychologist, Social Worker or Special Education Teacher
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, or equivalent, preferred
Salary:  As per current Webster Teacher Association (WTA) Contract based on experience and education.
 
Application Procedure: Please apply by May 30, 2019
 
Correspond With:       Mrs. Colleen Armstrong   
                                     Executive Director of Special Education
                                     Webster Central School District
                                    1028 Ridge Road, Suite 112
                                    Webster, NY 14580                        
 
 

SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR INTERVIEWS.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Webster Central School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.


WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

Behavior Specialist

Position Summary

The Behavior Specialist is a data-based decision maker who works within multi-tiered systems to support the success of students academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally by:

  • Collaborating and consulting with educational team members, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.

  • Collaborating with educational team members, parents, and other professionals to identify environmental factors impacting learning, to address those environmental factors, and to provide targeted interventions to teach social, emotional, and/or behavioral skills.

  • Evaluating students to determine current functioning, strengths, and needs in order to inform the implementation of appropriate interventions and supports to meet student needs.  

  • Assisting in the planning, development, and evaluation of programs to meet identified needs within the student population.

 

Qualifications

An individual filling the position must hold New York State certification as a School Psychologist, Social Worker or Special Education Teacher. Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst preferred.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Support the development, implementation, and monitoring of multi-tiered systems to address academic, social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students and to promote the development of Essential Skills and mindfulness for all students.

  2. Participate as a member of the district’s and/or a program’s multi-disciplinary problem solving team to address academic, social, emotional, and/or behavioral needs of individual students.  Individually through consultation and/or within the team process, in consideration of the needs:

  1. Gather data, as appropriate, through record review, interview, observation, and/or assessment to assist in the identification of student functioning, strengths, and needs, as well as possible barriers to learning.  

  2. Identify evidence-based interventions to address identified needs.  

  3. Provide initial and on-going training, modeling, and coaching for team members to support the implementation of identified interventions targeting social, emotional, and/or behavioral needs.

  4. Develop systems for monitoring and evaluating student progress and response to the identified interventions.

  5. Review and interpret progress monitoring data to guide decision-making.

  • Consult on evaluations to gather information about student functioning, strengths, and needs in order to inform the implementation of appropriate interventions and supports to meet student needs.

    1. Facilitate the function-based problem solving process and collaborate with educational teams to inform the development, implementation, and monitoring of behavior supports.  

    1. Review and update behavior support plans, on a regular schedule, in collaboration with the educational team.

  • Conduct or consult with teams on Functional Behavioral Assessments to inform the development, implementation, and monitoring of Behavior Intervention Plans.  

    1. Review and update Behavior Intervention Plans, on a regular schedule, in collaboration with the educational team.

  • Provide consult services to students and families to address social, emotional, and/or behavioral needs which  may include:

    1. Consultation to teams on teaching skills in the social, emotional, and behavioral domains.

    2. Consult on using evidence-based interventions to address identified skill-based needs for students to make progress in the educational setting through counseling services.  Collaborate to monitor student progress in response to the interventions and make changes, as necessary, to promote student growth.

    3. Communicate with parent(s)/guardian(s) regarding direct services to promote home-school collaboration in support of student growth across settings.  Share resources with parent(s)/guardian(s), as appropriate.

    4. Collaborate with community-based service providers to promote alignment of goals and interventions.

  • Participate as a member of the Committee on Special Education.  

    1. Gather data, as appropriate, through record review, interview, observation, and/or assessment to assist in the identification of student functioning, strengths, and needs.

    2. Work collaboratively to synthesize information, prepare meeting materials, and make recommendations regarding special education programs, services, and supports within the student’s Individualized Education Program.  

    3. Maintain communication with parent(s)/guardian(s) and provide information and assistance, as needed, to promote parental involvement and understanding within evaluation and program development, implementation, and review processes.

  • Maintain current knowledge and skills related to behavior, educational disabilities, trauma, illness, and grief.  Provide crisis intervention for students and/or staff members, as needed and as appropriate to the situation.

  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the district administration.

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    Webster Central School District

    875 Ridge Road , Webster, NY 14580
     

    At the following locations

    District Office

    119 South Avenue , Webster, NY 14580



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    Amount per Student

    $18,318

    State Average: $22,444

    % ELL Students

    2%

    State Average: 8%

    Student Teacher Ratio

    13.49

    State Average: 13.16

    % IEP Students

    11%

    State Average: 18%

    FTE

    1,412

    State Average: 355