Social-Emotional Learning Behavior and ISS Teacher - Spring Branch Middle - School Year 2020-2021
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Spring Branch Independent School District
Social-Emotional Learning Behavior and ISS Teacher
Job Title: Social-Emotional Learning Behavior and ISS Teacher Reports To: Director/Principal Classification: Professional Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Days: 188 Salary: See Compensation Plan for New Hire Guide for Teachers Contract: Probationary/Term Date Revised: 5/20/2020 Primary Purpose: Develop, coordinate, and monitor a comprehensive school-wide strategy to create a positive school culture through implementation of positive behavior interventions and supports, social emotional learning, and restorative practices. Promote social-emotional development of all students by prevention and/or interventions of problems that interfere with learning. Partner with administration and counseling departments to plan lessons, infusion into the curricula and classroom practices, and an environment of safety, respect, and caring which models SEL values. Collect and analyze multiple data sources to guide administration, instructional leaders and counseling team in data-driven decision making that positively impacts school culture and a focus on academic and extracurriculars. Qualifications/Skills: Education/Certification:
- Bachelor's degree and teacher certification required.
- Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or related field with emphasis in behavior preferred.
- Certification must meet requirements for becoming and remaining qualified for this position in a manner required by Federal and/or State law.
- Computer proficiency to include working knowledge of email, document creation in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other software.
- Collaborate with campus leadership to coordinate, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive behavior support program campus-wide.
- Knowledge of education concepts, child growth, youth development, and behavior characteristics and atypical child behavior characteristics; application of curriculum and instructional objectives for children.
- Knowledge of or willingness to be learn about restorative approaches that heal and repair harm, school based positive school climate strategies, and positive student behavior management techniques and intervention/prevention strategies.
- Knowledge of best practices in MTSS to meet students’ academic and social emotional needs.
- Excellent record keeping, record management, compliance with Student Code of Conduct and student records and systems; and computer usage.
- Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years teaching experience with “at-risk” students.
Responsibilities: Program Support:
- Work cooperatively with campus administration to promote positive school behavior and jointly plan positive behavior interventions and supports, social emotional learning, and restorative practices in their classrooms.
- Provide technical assistance and support to staff in implementing positive behavior interventions and supports and social emotional learning.
- Host interventions and consequences, up to and including regular hosting of In School Suspension (ISS) when not working with students and leaders on campus behavioral goals and tasks.
- Work with individual teachers, group of teachers, and/or entire staff on issues such as classroom management and behavior management systems.
- Perform administrative tasks such as data entry for reports, maintaining student files, writing progress notes, and collecting consent forms from youth participants in intensive circle or conferencing processes.
- Review campus discipline data to make recommendations to administration and counseling department.
- Review and maintain familiarity with staff policies and campus/district discipline procedures, hearing processes, the Student Handbook and Code of Conduct, and pertinent sections of the Education Code. Support and advocate for positive changes as needed.
- Serve as a partner in the work of integrating social emotional learning by coordinating, training, monitoring, and supporting school-wide SEL and other related support activities.
- Develop scope and sequence of SEL, PBIS, and other appropriate learning activities for advisory period for sixth through eighth grade.
- Coordinate school-wide recognition and celebrations of student and staff demonstrating core values.
- Participate in school-wide events, committees, and supervisory responsibilities to ensure student health, safety, and well-being.
- Engage in professional development; keep abreast of best school practices and research in the field of PBIS and Restorative Practices.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Responsibilities: None Equipment Used: Computer and various office equipment. Working Conditions: Mental Demands:
- Maintain emotional control under stress.
- Work with frequent interruptions.
- This position requires regular interacting with the public.
- Repetitive hand motions.
- Prolonged use of the computer.
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. By applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the job description listed above.
Spring Branch ISD
955 CAMPBELL RD, HOUSTON, TX 77024-2803
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