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Youth Intervention Specialist                                        Job Code # 00490

 

Helps create an environment that promotes student learning and development through programming and support for student behavior. 

 

Primary Responsibilities: Positive Behavior Support

  * Implement and monitor Positive Behavior Intervention Support Program * Create Advisory Curriculum in conjunction with administration around Social and Emotional Learning * Deliver staff development around the PBIS/SEL programs * Implement and monitor the peer mediation council * Create staff/student mentoring initiative for at-risk students * De-escalate student incidents and behavior * Maintain communication with parents, teachers, and administration

* Refer students to administration or student support as needed * Ensure that attendance is entered daily into Impact. * Ensure that all reporting timelines and deadlines are met. * Monitor student attendance and track absences * Daily phone calls to parents and students when absent * Home visits to chronically absent students

* Design and implement attendance incentives * Serve on the attendance task force * Assist with the development of Individual Student Plans

 

Secondary Responsibilities: Discipline

  * Monitor student behavior and provide consequences in accordance with the Student Code of Conduct in conjunction with the Assistant Principal * Manage student entrance every morning * Conduct hall sweeps and classroom walk-throughs to promote positive behavior * Monitor the cafeteria during lunch and events * Run the In-School Suspension Room as needed * Conduct afterschool and Saturday detention as needed

 

Requirements:

 

College Degree in Public Administration, Education, or Human Services Field

Previous experience in a school setting/or working with adolescents

Ability to work after school and weekend hours

Experience with Guided Discipline and PBIS

Case Management Experience a plus

Ability to interface with teachers and find creative solutions to challenging problems