Specialized Behavior Support (SBS) Teacher
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Job Title: Specialized Behavior Support (SBS) Teacher
Reports to: Campus Principal
Dept/School: Frisco High School
Work Year: Teacher Calendar
Base Salary: Teacher Pay Scale
Provide students with disabilities appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to help them achieve educational progress related to their intellectual, communication, emotional, social, physical, and self-help skills. Develop modified curricula and other instructional materials to address each student’s ability level.
Specialized Behavior Support (SBS)
Students accessing this instructional setting demonstrate significant behavioral and emotional challenges that require intensive support after all other efforts have been unsuccessful. This program addresses students’ academic and behavioral needs with highly individualized approaches and positive behavior supports. Social skills instruction is a critical curriculum component in SBS. Students have opportunities to interact with their typical peers to the fullest extent possible in an effort to reinforce the generalization of acquired skills.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate with required Special Education EC-12 certification, and grade-apropriate core content certification
Ability to effectively instruct students and manage their behavior
Ability to work with students with severe and/or multiple impairments
Minimum of three years of special education teaching experience is preferred
Knowledge and experience in working with students with emotional and behavioral challenges preferred
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES AND DUTIES:
Collaborate with parents and other staff members to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) through the ARD / IEP Committee process.
Develop and implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of the students’ IEPs and reflect the district's established curriculum; demonstrate written evidence of preparation as required.
Prepare lessons that reflect accommodations for differences in student learning styles / needs, including activities, materials and equipment.
Use technology (including assistive technology) to strengthen the teaching / learning process.
Participate in ARD/IEP committee meetings on a regular basis.
Plan and supervise assignments for teaching assistants and volunteers.
Student Growth & Development:
Conduct ongoing assessment of student achievement through formal and informal testing.
Provide or supervise personal care, medical care, and feeding of students as stated in IEP.
Be a positive role model for students, support mission of school district.
Help students analyze and improve study methods and habits.
Assume responsibility for extracurricular activities as assigned.
Classroom Management and Organization:
Create classroom environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development of students.
Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
Provide positive behavioral supports to manage student behavior in accordance with Student Code of Conduct and student handbook.
Must be physically capable of implementing student restraint as a last resort for safety.
Establish and maintain open communications by conducting conferences with parents, student, related service providers, principals and teachers.
Use effective verbal and written communication skills with students, parents & colleagues.
Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents and community members.
Compile, maintain and file all reports, records, and other documents required for District and TEA compliance.
Participate in professional development activities to improve job-related skills.
Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district and school regulations and policies related to the delivery of special education services.
Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.
Supervise assigned teaching assistant(s).
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Physical demands include: frequent standing, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting and transferring students to and from wheelchairs, and assisting with positioning students with physical disabilities. Exposure to biological hazards.
Application Deadline: June 5, 2020 (4:00 PM CST)
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.
Approved By: Dr. Pamela Linton, Chief Human Resources Officer Date: 5/21/2020
The Frisco Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, or disability status of otherwise qualified individuals. FISD does not discriminate on the basis of membership or application for membership in the uniformed services.
5515 OHIO DR, FRISCO, TX 75035
Compare with State
Amount per Student
State Average: $10,068 (USD)
% ELL Students
State Average: 17%
Student Teacher Ratio
State Average: 15.26
% IEP Students
State Average: 9%
State Average: 558