AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Committed to Workforce Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
February 8, 2013
Behavior Support Specialist (Special Education)
City Life 742
TYPE OF POSITION:
Monday-Friday, 6.5 hrs/day, hours to be determined
Long Call Substitute, approximate dates:
April 24 - June 6, 2013
Hours may vary based on building/program needs
Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree or higher
Knowledge of behavioral management and techniques used with special needs populations
Experience working with students with social, emotional and/or behavioral needs
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Education, Psychology , or related field
Knowledge of positive intervention supports, behavior management, crisis response, de-escalation, and physical restraint
Two years experience working with children in an organized setting
One year experience observing and collecting student behavioral charting data
Under the direction of licensed special education staff, the Behavior Support Specialist serves in a modified teaching capacity to provide intervention for students with significant social, emotional and/or behavioral needs.
Primary duties include implementing individual behavior plans, working in partnership with the teacher to provide support to the specialized instruction, skill instruction, and behavioral data collection.
of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and model and to promote a welcoming working and learning environment.
Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.
Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
$12.44/hr - $16.44/hr (Salary is subject to negotiated agreement)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
February 14, 2013, or until filled
Please complete the on-line application found on the District's employment page.
Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application.
Training in emergency procedures, confidentiality, vulnerability, reporting obligations, discipline policies, roles and responsibilities, and a building orientation must be completed during probationary period (first 60 days of employment)
Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification must be completed during probationary period
(first 60 days of employment) and renewed every two years
Assist in providing instruction to behaviorally challenged individuals or small groups of students; tutor individuals or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher
Assist in the implementation of behavior management, de-escalation, and crisis intervention
Consistently support and employ classroom management, individual management, school rules, and crisis management systems
Monitor, observe, and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; collect/document data for the purpose of ongoing behavior intervention service planning and review
Monitor and assist special education students in prescribed learning activities
Assist students by modeling appropriate skills and behaviors; exhibit a friendly attitude and
provide emotional support and general guidance; assist in maintaining an emotional climate that fosters a sense of belonging and connection to school
Confer with classroom teachers, as needed, regarding programs and materials to meet student needs
Assist in the implementation of prescriptive accommodations and/or modifications as directed
Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and regulations
Assist students in learning self management, self monitoring, and self-control skills
Assist in the delivery of individual programming; monitor and implement individual behavior plans based on individual needs of the child
Communicate with special education teams regarding information pertaining to students' progress, both orally and in writing; provide input regarding students' needs
Direct group activities of students as assigned
Perform proactive, effective discipline with meaningful consequences
Monitor students in academic and unstructured non-academic opportunities
Exhibit emotional control, patience and persistence in extremely stressful situations
Teach and model socially acceptable replacement behaviors by redirecting student behaviors in positive and pro-social ways
Participate in prescribed in-service training
Perform other comparable duties of a like or similar nature as assigned
walking, standing, bending, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing
lifting, physical restraints
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.
St. Cloud Area School District 742 - 17 months ago