Behavior Support Technician
ADAMS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 14
POSITION TITLE: Behavior Support Technician
Projected Start Date - 8-3-2021
1.0 FTE 192 Days Classified
A Behavior Support Technician works as a team member within schools to establish positive behavior supports to help develop appropriate behaviors among students, enabling them to be successful. This person will assists instructional personnel by participating as a team member in the development and monitoring of behavior intervention plans, providing behavior support within the school environment and establishing positive relationships with students and families.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work one on one with staff and students to implement behavioral strategies
- Evaluate student needs and provide interventions to redirect behavior
- Provide directions on how to implement behavioral programs designed to make positive and appropriate changes
- Assess crisis situations and defuse situations using conflict resolution and crisis management techniques
- Reinforces appropriate behaviors and redirects negative behaviors
- Reinforces rules, expectations, and consequences
- Supports district behavior team in providing crisis management training
- Provide behavior support during the June in extended school year
Supervision of students on job sites and within classes.
Contribute in collaborative decision making regarding the use of resources
The education/training/experience, license/certification, general expectations, physical demands, and work environment factors described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree preferred, but combined education and/or work experience may be substituted
Experience working with students with exceptionalities
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid Driver’s License.
Proof of Insurance on safe, reliable vehicle
Willingness to become a district trainer as part of district behavior team
Ability to relate to students.
Has computer/technology skills.
Has the ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Has the ability to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers.
Has the ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions.
Has the ability to perform responsibilities without the necessity of close supervision.
Has the ability to effectively communicate with the School District community and community partners
Has the ability to analyze, instruct, negotiate, coordinate, communicate, problem solve and use interpersonal skills.
Has the ability to meet attendance standards and work the hours necessary to perform the essential functions.
Maintain a generally positive attitude.
Observe all District policies and procedures.
Follow the established dress code.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Frequent lifting 5 (five) to 10 (ten) pounds.
Occasional lifting of up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent sitting, bending, walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling and reaching.
Mostly clean and comfortable.
Director of Special Education/Behavior Specialist
SALARY: Classifed Salary Schedule Range 14, Steps 1, 2, or 3 depending on Education and Expereince.
Until filled/Subject to closing at any time
All new hires will be considered probationary status.
This job description is not intended to create any express or implied contract of employment or expectancy of continued employment for any definite term.
In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act and Colorado law, Adams County School District 14 does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to, treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to Linda Shamlin, Director of Human Resources, 5291 East 60th Avenue, Commerce City, CO 80022, or to the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204.