JOB ID 63097 - SPECIAL EDUCATION (HIGH SCHOOL)
In accordance with the needs of the population served by KKI, this staff member supports classroom and Mental Health/ Clinical staff. This includes the training and implementation of crisis management strategies, which reflect knowledge of the range of disabilities treated in the school. Additionally, this staff member oversees the implementation and documentation of the behavior management system, including any functional behavior assessments and behavior intervention plans, in concert with teaching staff and the members of the Mental Health team.
Provide direct educational programming to students, including the implementation of all behavioral goals and objectives as stated in the IEP, when needed for classroom coverage or disciplinary removal.
Respond to behavioral crises as part of school-wide crisis management procedures.
Implement behavioral goals and objectives for individual students as stated in the IEP.
Contribute to the development of the IEP’s in the area of behavior management.
Create and use appropriate documentation materials and maintain appropriate records on students.
Work in classrooms to develop functional behavioral assessments (FBA), protocol conception, implementation (including coordinating acquisition or development of materials necessary to implement protocols), and maintenance.
Oversee the collection of data (resource office, classroom and programmatic) for evaluation of effective practice.
Participate in the IEP team process through the development of behavioral goals and the completion of periodic summaries for review by school administration and submission to Local School Systems (LSS).
Analyze, interpret, summarize and present behavioral data at team meetings, PTM’s/ATM’s and parent meetings as needed.
Maintain communication with the clinical department and administrators regarding all issues pertaining to students on caseload.
Conduct behavior and crisis management training and participate in and contribute to other in-service trainings.
Provide supervisor information regarding staff absenteeism and scheduling issues.
Implement the use of technology in operational and administrative functions in accordance with the National Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for staff.
A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a related field (i.e., psychology or special education). Special exception to this requirement may be given under narrow circumstances in which a candidate has very specific and significant experience in behavioral programming for students with disabilities. In these narrow circumstances, by the end of the employee’s initial evaluation period, every individual must meet “No Child Left Behind” Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following: 1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.) a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff. Staff hired before January 1, 2004 will have until June 1, 2006 to demonstrate these qualifications.
A minimum of two years of previous experience with disabled population is required.
Kennedy Krieger Institute - 14 months ago