Behavior Management Specialist

Posted 17 days ago


The building Behavioral Management Specialist will provide 1:1 or small group support to students with significant cognitive and/or behavioral needs in our Transition program.   This position will require specialized behavioral support and skills that will meet the unique needs of students.  This position can be physically demanding and requires critical thinking and quick response skills. Handle With Care certification will be required. 
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement and monitor behavior intervention plans for students
  • Work 1:1 with students requiring significant behavioral support
  • Ensure student’s safety, and the safety of others at all times
  • Provide homebound service/support when appropriate and necessary for students
  • Consult with parents/guardians, other service providers and representatives of appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of services
  • Demonstrate and model appropriate developmental and behavioral skills for students
  • Provide a flexible and quick-thinking response when dealing with students that are deregulated/stressed
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to student and staff needs as they arise in a building; when 1:1 student is absent – staff will be assigned to support other teachers and students
  • Participate in student meetings where staff problem-solve and develop plans to help support students with behavioral concerns
  • Participate physically with the students in activities being taught
  • Participate in meetings (IEP, conferences, parent/guardian meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding student’s goals/outcomes
  • Monitor student’s progress and be able to prepare documentation and reports regarding student’s progress
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • All other duties as assigned
  • A Two-year Associates Degree, 60 college credits and/or successful completion of Para Pro assement.
  • Experience supporting students with significant behavioral needs, autism and cognitive impairments
  • Experience or willingness to learn how to implement Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Handle with Care certification
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to be a member of a team
  • Ability to support students requiring behavior intervention techniques and programs
  • Ability to problem-solve and de-escalate students during times of deregulation/stress
  • Must be in good physical status due to the potential need to implement restrictive procedures
  • Knowledge of functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention techniques
  • Ability to be flexible based on program and student needs
  • Ability to remain calm and patient in volatile situations and react and respond quickly in a variety of situations
  • Ability to work under the supervision of a site principal and/or special education teacher
  • Ability to adapt equipment and materials as needed
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Sensitivity in working with individuals with various physical, psychological, cognitive and sensory abilities
  • Ability to work with students, families, professionals, and staff of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to interact with and maintain cooperative relationship with all levels of staff and the public
  • Maintain current Handle with Care certification
  • Maintain current certification in First aid, CPR, and medication administration
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Brainerd ISD 181

702 S 5th St, Brainerd, MN 56401