Job Title: Behavior Interventionist Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to: Campus Principal Date Revised: 11-17-2021
Dept./School: Louine Noble Elementary
Provide support and training for students, teachers, staff, and parents to address and support students with challenging behaviors and promote social and emotional learning.
Bachelor's degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate required
Certified or licensed in the state of Texas as a school counselor, LPC, social work, school psychologist, or training in educationa leadership preferred
Knowledge of social skills and behavioral intervention techniques and methodology
Knowledge of varying needs of learners
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Three (3) years of experience as a teacher required
Experience working with students including behavior management strategies and social emotional learning
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Instructional and Program Management
Provides researched based social emotional learning instruction to individual students and small groups designed to improve interpersonal relationships and social skills for students
Uses data to provide SEL instruction to students to improve social and behavioral skills
Implements and models social skill development techniques for each student’s unique needs for the purpose of assisting in achieving social, emotional, and behavioral goals
Develops and maintains effective behavioral management and intervention techniques with individual and/or groups of students and provides assistance in meeting education and personal needs.
Collaborates with teachers, school counselors, and administrators to design and develop research based best practices related to SEL and behavior for individual and small groups of student
Monitors the effectiveness of SEL or behavior intervention plans and recommends changes as needed.
Conducts behavioral data collection based on observation of students in school, home, and community environments. Works with school staff and parents in teaching socially acceptable behaviors to students based on individual needs.
Maintains data-based documentation of continuous monitoring of student performance and progress
Monitors and records data on behavioral information for the purpose of measuring student progress in identified areas
Communicates with families regarding student progress.
Builds a partnership with parents/guardians to ensure consistency between school and home. This partnership may involve providing training and resources to parents.
Assist teachers with implementation of social-emotional learning lesson planning, lesson modeling, classroom management, and behavior management.
Participates in Multi Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) meetings to address academic and behavioral concerns with identified students.
Provides data to school teams and participates in decisions about student progress
Training and Staff Development
Works with District SEL Coordinator and District Behavior Coordinator to identify staff development needs, develops and presents training, and coaches campus personnel to continually develop and enhance SEL intervention skills.
Professional Growth and Development
Pursues continuous improvement and growth in the knowledge of social emotional learning and behavior intervention strategies, methodologies, and analysis.
Follows district safety protocols and emergency procedures.
Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
Compiles, maintains, and files all physical and computerized reports, records, statistical data, and other documents required.
Stays informed of and complies with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies
Performs other duties as assigned by the campus principal, assistant superintendent, and the Superintendent of Schools.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, and other instructional equipment
Posture: Standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Frequent walking
Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment: Work inside
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress
** This position is grant funded.