JobID 9429 : Title I Behavior Specialist (#1928439)
Behavior Specialist, Madison Elementary School
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Classified Schedule/Range 8/
Hourly $12.99 (Part-Time)
Reports to: (Supervisor)
Contract Length/ Days: (2019-2020/ 180 Days)
Date Posted: November 15, 2019
Deadline for application: Until-Filled (Applicant screening will begin no later than 11/22/2019 Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible)
- Bachelor Degree in education, psychology, human services or other related field
- Any other combination of related education, experience, and training
- BCaBA - Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst
- Experience dealing with stressful situations and uncooperative youth
- Three years work-related experience preferred
The behavioral specialist will work with at risk youth to mentor, tutor, and work as a liaison between the school and family. In addition, the position will support teachers to better support students with behavior challenges within the classroom setting so that they can access classroom learning. They will also work with the students to provide techniques and strategies to manage their own behavior in acceptable and positive ways. The position will monitor disciplinary concerns which are most appropriately dealt with in the school setting through a series of positive behavior support and restorative justice strategies or alternatives to suspension. This position will support students both during and beyond the school day and duties may include but will not be limited to attendance at truancy court, home visits, extended learning opportunities, and co-curricular events. It is our belief that this position will help provide the support needed for our students to access meaningful educational opportunities.
- Monitor disciplinary concerns which are most appropriately dealt with in the school setting through a series of positive behavior support and restorative justice strategies or alternatives to suspension
- Support students in teaching appropriate techniques and strategies to manage behavior in positive ways
- Support students both during and beyond the school day and duties may include but will not be limited to attendance at truancy court, home visits, extended learning opportunities, and co-curricular events
- Support teachers in appropriate teaching techniques within the classroom setting that better enables students with behavior challenges to succeed in the classroom.
- Provide professional development to certified and appropriate school-based classified staff that supports students with behavior needs
- Provide the support needed for our students to access all educational opportunities available
- Collaborating with staff to develop and ensure implementation of behavior plans
- Help develop tracking systems to affect positive behavioral change in students; providing supportive intervention to students, staff and families
- Assist in developing Behavior Intervention and Positive Support (BPIS) interventions and helping with Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) for the purpose of providing a safe effective educational environment for students with challenging behaviors
- Help conduct trainings on classroom management techniques, positive behavioral supports for the purpose of developing skills
- Oversee any students assigned to In-school suspension
- Ability to tutor students in a multitude of curricular areas
- Perform other duties as assigned
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.