Behavior Assistant (#300858)
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Behavior Assistant collaborates with Related Services team members and the Behavior Specialist to promote student success, provide preventive services, and respond to identified student needs. Quality behavior support services are provided under the supervision of the Behavior Specialist in order to effect positive behavior change in students.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Under the supervision of a Behavior Specialist, schedules interventions using a variety of service delivery models, including classroom intervention, consultation/collaboration and pull-out as appropriate to meet student needs in the least restrictive environment. 2. Performing school duties in support of the behavior intervention process, including directly managing behaviors that may arise during the school day. 3. Implements programs and services for students with behavioral or emotional challenges for the purpose of improved functioning and ensuring program eligibility and compliance with established guidelines. 4. Provides direct behavior support services to students, classrooms, and small groups that are comprehensive and data-driven 5. Addresses the needs of the school, student, families, and community by collaborating with Related Services Team and other staff to design a holistic approach to address barriers or problems with the educational process 6. Assists in the development and execution of interventions, functional behavior assessments and behavior intervention plans for the purpose of providing a safe and effective educational environment for students with challenging behaviors. 7. Assists with the development of behavior intervention plans and will assist faculty members in implementing each plan. 8. Provides information to the Related Services team that allows the completion of written reports that are in compliance with Federal, State, and Local Agencies 9. Adheres to and supports Board policy, School guidelines, and administrative rules and directives 10. Maintains accurate case records and documentation 11. Maintains current knowledge of Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations and abides by said laws and regulations with emphasis on persons with disabilities, child welfare, mental health, confidentiality, and student and parent rights 12. Participates in in-service activities and staff meetings promoted by the School 13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Student Services Coordinator, Behavior Specialist or School Director