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Behavior Interventionist/Behavior Specialist/Behavior Analysist - Mid-State Education District

Posted on 2018-06-13 9:04:50 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fmidstate%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D330&data=01%7C01%7C%7Cd8f80a26bf464887387208d5d1369ff8%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=2WjupsFeS%2F%2B%2BFQc3Sdk4oq%2FKhz2LOlQPQGB753LPwh0%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: As soon as possible Date Closing: Open Until Filled Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker Seeking a highly qualified Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker with knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups, and systems through the application of positive behavior supports. POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director the Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker for Mid-State Education District Special Education programs plays a vital role in providing a consistent, safe environment conducive to learning. In this role, one helps lead, model, and encourage respect, communication, and competency through the use of assessments, the development and implementation of positive behavior interventions, the reinforcement of positive behaviors, and use of de-escalation techniques. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working with students receiving special education services to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. The Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker will be stepping into a team environment daily, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the individual, the team, and the success of the students. This role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws. RESPONSIBILITIES: * Consult, communicate, and work cooperatively with teams to provide appropriate programming for students and maintain a positive work environment for all. * Consult with the team on functional behavior assessments and positive behavior support plans. * Implement positive behavior interventions and supports to support student progress, reinforcing positive behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques, and redirecting inappropriate behaviors. May be required to use restrictive procedures. * Support the development and implementation of individualized education plans in accordance with district practice and state and federal requirements. * Provide training to staff related to behavioral recommendations. * Comply with School Board policies and administrative practices, including those procedures outlined in the staff and student handbooks. * Help to maintain safety of all students and the environment. * Utilize data to inform programming decisions and planning for student success. * Uses flexible thinking and adaptability to address student needs and responds calmly during crisis situations, when necessary. QUALIFICATIONS: * Bachelor&#8217;s Degree and/or current MN License in the area(s) of School Psychology, School Social Worker, LICSW, Social Work, Psychology, Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), preferred. * Experience consulting and implementing positive behavior interventions and supports. * Willingness and ability to work with students receiving a high-level of special education services. * Skills in completing due process paperwork and communicating with parents and other team members. * Willingness to complete training in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Handle With Care, and implement restrictive procedures. * Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication with staff, students, and parents that is maintained during high-stress and crisis situations. * Basic computer and email skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds weight and up to adult-size body weight with two-to-three-person lift. * Ability to support a student's full body weight up to adult size. * Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, bending, leaning, and repetitive motions. * Occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. * Ability to tolerate sudden jarring movement. * Work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may require wearing of personal protective equipment. * Locations are generally moderately noisy. ASSIGNMENT LOCATION: Mid-State Education District Program: Morrison County Learning Center, located in Little Falls Hours per Day: 8.0 Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the assigned school calendar Anticipated Start Date: ASAP Contract Length: 2017 &#8211; 2018 school year, continuing contract Salary: As negotiated Mid-State Education District uses the applicant tracking<https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=01%7C01%7C%7Cd8f80a26bf464887387208d5d1369ff8%7C5e40e2ed600b4eeaa9851d0c9dcca629%7C0&sdata=O742f08o2nGBU3Z2Fz9Thp9EK4K6vRjmYce%2FrnYYX%2Fc%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: As soon as possible
Date Closing: Open Until Filled
Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker
Seeking a highly qualified Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker with knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups, and systems through the application of positive behavior supports.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director the Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker for Mid-State Education District Special Education programs plays a vital role in providing a consistent, safe environment conducive to learning. In this role, one helps lead, model, and encourage respect, communication, and competency through the use of assessments, the development and implementation of positive behavior interventions, the reinforcement of positive behaviors, and use of de-escalation techniques. Professionalism, empathy, and a non-judgmental approach are essential when working with students receiving special education services to ensure their safety and growth and in order to help them understand and exhibit appropriate behaviors at school and in the community. The Behavior Interventionist/School Social Worker will be stepping into a team environment daily, where collaboration, communication, and adaptability are key to the success of the individual, the team, and the success of the students. This role is performed following District policy and State/Federal Laws.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Consult, communicate, and work cooperatively with teams to provide appropriate programming for students and maintain a positive work environment for all.
  • Consult with the team on functional behavior assessments and positive behavior support plans.
  • Implement positive behavior interventions and supports to support student progress, reinforcing positive behaviors, utilizing de-escalation techniques, and redirecting inappropriate behaviors. May be required to use restrictive procedures.
  • Support the development and implementation of individualized education plans in accordance with district practice and state and federal requirements.
  • Provide training to staff related to behavioral recommendations.
  • Comply with School Board policies and administrative practices, including those procedures outlined in the staff and student handbooks.
  • Help to maintain safety of all students and the environment.
  • Utilize data to inform programming decisions and planning for student success.
  • Uses flexible thinking and adaptability to address student needs and responds calmly during crisis situations, when necessary. 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or current MN License in the area(s) of School Psychology, School Social Worker,
       LICSW, Social Work, Psychology, Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA), preferred.
  • Experience consulting and implementing positive behavior interventions and supports.
  • Willingness and ability to work with students receiving a high-level of special education services.
  • Skills in completing due process paperwork and communicating with parents and other team members.
  • Willingness to complete training in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Handle With Care, and implement restrictive procedures.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication with staff, students, and parents that is maintained during high-stress and crisis situations.
  • Basic computer and email skills.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds weight and up to adult-size body weight with two-to-three-person lift.
  • Ability to support a student's full body weight up to adult size.
  • Frequently requires standing, walking, lifting, bending, leaning, and repetitive motions.
  • Occasionally requires sitting, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Ability to tolerate sudden jarring movement.
  • Work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may require wearing of personal protective equipment.
  • Locations are generally moderately noisy.
 
ASSIGNMENT LOCATION:
Mid-State Education District Program: Morrison County Learning Center, located in Little Falls
 
Hours per Day: 8.0

Schedule: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, following the assigned school calendar

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Contract Length: 2017 – 2018 school year, continuing contract

Salary: As negotiated
 

 
 

Mid-State Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online