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Behavior Specialist (2018-2019) - Prodeo Academy

Posted on 2018-02-12 12:35:36 PM

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Position: Behavior Specialist (2018-2019) School: Prodeo Academy Description: Instruction • Teaches students appropriate responses to emotionally charged situations • Ensures that students receive academic work when in their care • Adopts the most effective instructional practices to de-escalate students • Works hard to be an expert in the Socio-Emotional Learning curriculum Behavior Management • Radiates warmth; is a positive, calming presence for the school community • Speaks with leadership and confidence • Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students • Values school-wide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follows school’s Common Picture routines, procedures and expectations Data Analysis • Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students; measures success by minutes students are learning in class • Manages and shares data daily with Principal and Grade Team Leaders • Develops Data Driven plans every 6 weeks for small groups and individuals o Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/ schoolwide data and develop solutions with the Principal and teachers to address growth areas and celebrate strengths Professional Development • When applicable, attends professional development offered by the school • Attends 2-week training in August • Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback • Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions • Follows through on next steps from professional development • Works hard to achieve professional goals Relationships • Approaches team work with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for • Builds meaningful relationships with the school community: teachers, students and families Communication • Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly • Balances high expectations for students with empathy for the complexity of each situation • Speaks directly • Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours • Speaks kindly of others at all times • Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges Qualifications: General Requirements • Education required: BA/BS degree • Other Desired: • Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management • Experience related to students who have experienced trauma • Knowledge and application of trauma-informed practices • Knowledge and application of restorative justice approach Knowledge & Skills • Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done • Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders including parents, teachers, leaders and students • Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) • 4-year college degree preferred, but not required About the School: Prodeo Academy is a Pre-K through 4th Grade, free, public charter school in Minneapolis. From the first day of kindergarten, we are preparing our children for college. Prodeo Academy is a rigorous, meaningful education solution in Minneapolis. In the fall of 2018 we are thrilled to be opening our second site in St. Paul, which will start as a PK – 1st grade campus. Everything we do at Prodeo Academy, both in and out of the classroom, is based on our five core values: PRIDE. Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Enthusiasm. At Prodeo Academy, every student is engaged in learning. We provide individualized instruction for every child. Excellence is our standard for both students and teachers. At Prodeo Academy we close the achievement gap by using the best practices in education from the top academic schools in the country. How to Apply: To apply please visit http://prodeoacademy.org/get_involved/work_at_prodeo Please direct questions and completed applications for Minneapolis positions to: Skye Hoekstra skyehoekstra@prodeoacademy.org Please direct questions and completed applications for St. Paul positions to: Liz Ferguson lizferguson@prodeoacademy.org This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Prodeo Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.

Position: Behavior Specialist (2018-2019)

                                                                                    

School: Prodeo Academy

 

Description: Instruction

• Teaches students appropriate responses to emotionally charged situations

• Ensures that students receive academic work when in their care

• Adopts the most effective instructional practices to de-escalate students

• Works hard to be an expert in the Socio-Emotional Learning curriculum

 

Behavior Management

• Radiates warmth; is a positive, calming presence for the school community

• Speaks with leadership and confidence

• Creates a safe, predictable environment for students; has high expectations for students

• Values school-wide consistency and implementation of the most effective practices, follows school’s Common Picture routines, procedures and expectations

 

Data Analysis

• Sets and achieves ambitious goals with students; measures success by minutes students are learning in class

• Manages and shares data daily with Principal and Grade Team Leaders

• Develops Data Driven plans every 6 weeks for small groups and individuals

o Identifies strengths and growth areas in classroom/ grade level/ schoolwide data and develop solutions with the Principal and teachers to address growth areas and celebrate strengths

 

Professional Development

• When applicable, attends professional development offered by the school

• Attends 2-week training in August

• Attends coaching meetings, is receptive to frequent observations, and implements feedback

• Is organized and well-prepared for all sessions

• Follows through on next steps from professional development

• Works hard to achieve professional goals

 

Relationships

• Approaches team work with humility and offers help even when it hasn’t been asked for

• Builds meaningful relationships with the school community: teachers, students and families

 

Communication

• Recognizes when a student’s situation is urgent and prioritizes accordingly

• Balances high expectations for students with empathy for the complexity of each situation

• Speaks directly

• Checks and responds to email and phone messages within 24 business hours

• Speaks kindly of others at all times

• Stays solutions-orientated when faced with complex challenges

 

Qualifications: General Requirements

• Education required: BA/BS degree

• Other Desired:

• Knowledge and application of assessment tools and data management

• Experience related to students who have experienced trauma

• Knowledge and application of trauma-informed practices

• Knowledge and application of restorative justice approach

 

Knowledge & Skills

• Outstanding attention to detail and willingness to get the job done

• Excellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills

• Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders including parents, teachers, leaders and students

• Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment

• Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

• 4-year college degree preferred, but not required

 

About the School: Prodeo Academy is a Pre-K through 4th Grade, free, public charter school in Minneapolis. From the first day of kindergarten, we are preparing our children for college. Prodeo Academy is a rigorous, meaningful education solution in Minneapolis.

 

In the fall of 2018 we are thrilled to be opening our second site in St. Paul, which will start as a PK – 1st grade campus.

 

Everything we do at Prodeo Academy, both in and out of the classroom, is based on our five core values: PRIDE. Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Enthusiasm.

 

At Prodeo Academy, every student is engaged in learning. We provide individualized instruction for every child. Excellence is our standard for both students and teachers. At Prodeo Academy we close the achievement gap by using the best practices in education from the top academic schools in the country.

 

How to Apply: To apply please visit http://prodeoacademy.org/get_involved/work_at_prodeo

Please direct questions and completed applications for Minneapolis positions to:

Skye Hoekstra

skyehoekstra@prodeoacademy.org

Please direct questions and completed applications for St. Paul positions to:

Liz Ferguson

lizferguson@prodeoacademy.org

 

This position is posted by the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools on behalf of Prodeo Academy. For more information on this and other job openings available in Minnesota charter schools, go to http://www.mncharterschools.org/networking-exchange/careers.php.