Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
The certificate status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
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
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