Special Education / High School - Maryland

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In accordance with the needs of the population served by KKI the Behavior Resources Coordinator supports Administrative, classroom, and Mental Health/Clinical staff and participates as a member of the administrative team, providing data for systematic review, participating in admission procedures, inter-school transfers, and classroom assignments. Under the supervision of the Dean of Students, the Behavior Resource Coordinator will serve as case manager for the behavioral programming of individual students. A primary responsibility is the development of the Behavioral Intervention Plan (BIP). The Behavior Resource Coordinator will provide documentation of the BIP as well as conduct and document a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA). This staff member will also monitor the efficacy of the BIP through data collection and graphing. The Behavior Resource Coordinator will ensure enforcement of pertinent policies and procedures as well as compliance and accuracy of associated records and documentation. Additional responsibilities include the coordination, conduct and monitoring of crisis management training and the provision of behavioral support in the classroom.


  • Provide direct educational programming to students, including the implementation of all behavioral goals and objectives as stated in the IEP.
  • Respond to behavioral crises as part of school-wide crisis management procedures.
  • Perform functional behavioral assessments (FBA) and develop behavioral intervention plans (BIP) under the supervision of the Dean of Students. Document FBA’s and BIP’s through written report.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to Behavior Resource staff in the completion of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in response to students being unsuccessful within the school wide behavior management program.
  • Train classroom staff in BIPs, and monitor implementation (including coordinating acquisition or development of materials necessary to implement protocols).
  • Create and use appropriate documentation materials and maintain appropriate records on students. Analyze, interpret, and summarize behavioral data. Present data at team meetings, PTM’s/ATM’s and parent meetings as needed.
  • 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).
  • In conjunction with other school programs, coordinate, conduct, and monitor crisis management training and certification for staff. Coordinate and conduct additional behavior management related training.
  • Provide senior school administration with summarized program data for systematic review, and participate in admission procedures, inter-school transfers, and classroom assignments. Maintain communication with the clinical department and administrators regarding any behavioral issues pertaining to students.
  • Assist the Dean of Students in overseeing Behavior Management certification and recertification of all staff. Assist in the maintenance of accurate and organized records documenting staff participation, training and demonstration of competence in required areas.
  • In the absence of the Dean of Students, in communication with necessary Administrators, will be responsible for:
  • a. Attending meetings as a Resource Representative

    b.Contacting LSS, Transportation, and parents as necessary related to behavioral issues

    c. To identify and report non-compliance with school wide behavior plans and individual behavior protocols to appropriate supervisors

    12. Implement the use of technology in operational and administrative functions in accordance with the National Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for staff.



    BA/BS is required, preferably in a related field (i.e., psychology or special education).

    • A minimum of two years of previous experience with disabled population is required
    • Experience with individuals with autism or related behavioral challenges is preferred.
    • Must have knowledge of clinical interventions, behavior management and crisis de-escalation strategies, special education, and IDEA 97. Individual must desire to maintain a professional skill level that is in line with current theories and practices.
    • Computer competency with use of word processing, databases, and spreadsheets required.

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