District Behavior Interventionist
Norman Public Schools
Job Title: Behavior Interventionist
Credentials: Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) or Special Ed Certified Teacher
Education: Bachelor’s degree in applied behavior analysis, special education, psychology or related discipline.
Training or experience: Minimum of 1 year experience as an RBT or Special Education teacher. Expert knowledge of intervention planning for developing behavior change strategies that focus on reducing problem behaviors and increasing appropriate behaviors. Classroom teaching experience preferred.
Reports to: Executive Director of Student Support
Contract: 182 Days(Teacher schedule)
Salary Schedule: Certified Salary Schedule.
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Essential Job Functions:
- Support staff in identifying and working through problem behaviors. Provide techniques and modeling of behavior intervention support to staff.
- Work collaboratively with building and district staff to promote positive student behavior by providing professional development that targets research, strategies and modeling of instructional practices to support staff in their implementation of positive support and PBIS.
- Demonstrate expertise in the area of data collection and behavior analysis.
- Assists Board Certified Behavior Analyst in writing of comprehensive functional assessments and behavior intervention plans and instructional methodologies for staff.
- Demonstrate behavior management ideas and/or techniques.
- Provide modeling and instruction in the use of data collection, positive behavior supports, intervention techniques and instructional methodologies for staff.
- Assist staff working with children with autism on teaching skill deficits, maintaining acquired skills, teaching self-help skills and developing social skills.
- Attend IEP, eligibility, or other meetings as necessary and provide related behavioral information.
- Work with students who exhibit maladaptive/unexpected behaviors and provide support and professional learning for staff who work with such students.
- Travel to school sites as required for observations, functional behavioral assessments, behavior intervention plans, or programmatic recommendations for individual students.
- Engage parents in the process of creating behavior programs for students in order to empower parents by providing them with skills and techniques to support the positive behavior development of their child.
- Support in data collection for functional behavior assessments and educational assessments.
- Support development of treatment plans that recommend individualized, evidence-based behavioral strategies in a format accessible to staff, family members, other professionals.
- Develops strong collaborative relationships and trains families, caregivers, and school staff to implement effective techniques across all environments, promoting progress and generalization.
- Provides ongoing training of school staff, ensuring treatment integrity and supporting the professional growth of staff.
- Monitors progress and evaluates treatment effectiveness regularly, maintaining high rates of progress.
- Supports behavior goals and intervention techniques utilizing non-aversive behavior change methods.
- Selects intervention and strategies according to the needs and desires and abilities of the individual, and prepares written behavior interventions and strategies, and support plans.
- Completes reports and other paperwork within the established timeframes.
- Participate in building-level meetings as appropriate.
- Assist in other areas as needed.
- Complete other duties as assigned.
- Technical: Able to work with district technology systems to include special education IEP software. Able to utilize Google Suite, including but not limited to, Google Docs, Google Sheets, etc.
- Interpersonal: The candidate must exhibit excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with staff, students and parents. Must be able to model and implement behavior strategies to support staff and students struggling with behavior. Must exhibit sound judgment in dealing with people. Must have strong organizational skills. Must be able to maintain harmonious relationships with staff, students, and parents.