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Posted on 2019-08-26 11:28:31 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fhiawatha%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D277&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C86c951dd822d48d377ae08d72a426de1%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637024337113236619&sdata=oNJrYnWap1rZIxeUJ9kQGWCCc%2FXvUmMNU%2FGkObH9BFM%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: 09/03/2019 Date Closing: Open until filled Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. HVED also has a Setting IV Behavior Program in Kellogg, MN that provide programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. Along with the behavior program, HVED provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder program located in Caledonia, MN. HVED is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of this great organization! Position Overview: HVED is seeking a talented, self-motivated Behavior Specialist to join the Mental Health Practitioner/Behavior Specialist team. This position is trained and competent in designing and implementing positive behavioral interventions and support to member district teachers and/or HVED's Level IV Behavior program in Kellogg, MN and member districts. This position will serve multiple school districts within the Education District. District and program assignments are based on a combination of geographic location, student caseloads and district needs, as well as team and employee preferences. Qualifications: * The Education District requires an applicant to have one or more of the following licensure: * Licensed Special Education Teacher, preferably in Emotional or Behavior Disorders (EBD). Other Special Education licensure are considered. * Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Counselor, or Board Certification Behavior Analyst (BCBA). * Other degrees and licensure may be considered if the individual is skilled in behavioral analysis, functional assessment and crisis intervention. * Experience in child behavior and intervention experience strongly preferred. * Must have a valid driver&#8217;s license to travel between member school district(s). Competencies: * Must be able to work in team decision-making situations * Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills * Must possess ability to problem-solve * Must possess ability to coordinate with others and lead teams when necessary * Knowledgeable in interpreting and supporting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) * Familiar with PBSP (Positive Behavior Support Plan) and BIPS (Behavior Intervention plans) Responsibilities (include but not limited to): * Provide classroom and behavioral supports for students through analyzing data to identify inappropriate behaviors, planning, implementing and tracking individual behavioral plan. * Identifying barriers to successful transition and facilitating transition plans. * Assist IEP teams in problem-solving and creating plans to manage behaviors that affect a student&#8217;s learning. * Become a certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Trainer and facilitate CPI initial and refresher courses for HVED employees and member district employees. * Provide a comprehensive approach to behavior management that includes evaluation, data collection, interventions and regular monitoring to produce socially significant improvement in children&#8217;s behavior. Travel Requirements: * Travel among the HVED member school districts required. Working Conditions: * Office, lifting, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, keyboarding, etc. Salary Range: $43,743-$69,462 (based on education and experience). Full benefits package available. For more information on the Mental Health Practitioner/Behavior Specialist position, please call Deb Marcotte at 507-474-6882. FLSA Status: Exempt Hiawatha Valley Education District uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C86c951dd822d48d377ae08d72a426de1%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637024337113246615&sdata=XaJ7akm%2BWUm05BGj6%2FtWkxVr13DIuT3%2F4snHUduFbR8%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Date of Availability: 09/03/2019
Date Closing: Open until filled

Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. HVED also has a Setting IV Behavior Program in Kellogg, MN that provide programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. Along with the behavior program, HVED provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder program located in Caledonia, MN.  HVED is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of this great organization! 

Position Overview:         
HVED is seeking a talented, self-motivated Behavior Specialist to join the Mental Health Practitioner/Behavior Specialist team. This position is trained and competent in designing and implementing positive behavioral interventions and support to member district teachers and/or HVED's Level IV Behavior program in Kellogg, MN and member districts. This position will serve multiple school districts within the Education District. District and program assignments are based on a combination of geographic location, student caseloads and district needs, as well as team and employee preferences. 
 
Qualifications:            

  • The Education District requires an applicant to have one or more of the following licensure: 
    • Licensed Special Education Teacher, preferably in Emotional or Behavior Disorders (EBD). Other Special Education licensure are considered. 
    • Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Counselor, or Board Certification Behavior Analyst (BCBA).  
    • Other degrees and licensure may be considered if the individual is skilled in behavioral analysis, functional assessment and crisis intervention.
  • Experience in child behavior and intervention experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license to travel between member school district(s).
 
Competencies:
  • Must be able to work in team decision-making situations
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess ability to problem-solve
  • Must possess ability to coordinate with others and lead teams when necessary
  • Knowledgeable in interpreting and supporting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs)  
  • Familiar with PBSP (Positive Behavior Support Plan) and BIPS (Behavior Intervention plans)
 
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Provide classroom and behavioral supports for students through analyzing data to identify inappropriate behaviors, planning, implementing and tracking individual behavioral plan.
  • Identifying barriers to successful transition and facilitating transition plans.
  • Assist IEP teams in problem-solving and creating plans to manage behaviors that affect a student’s learning.
  • Become a certified CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Trainer and facilitate CPI initial and refresher courses for HVED employees and member district employees.
  • Provide a comprehensive approach to behavior management that includes evaluation, data collection, interventions and regular monitoring to produce socially significant improvement in children’s behavior.


 Travel Requirements:

  • Travel among the HVED member school districts required.


 Working Conditions:  

  • Office, lifting, sitting, standing, pushing, pulling, keyboarding, etc.

 
Salary Range: $43,743-$69,462 (based on education and experience). Full benefits package available.

For more information on the Mental Health Practitioner/Behavior Specialist position, please call Deb Marcotte at 507-474-6882. 

FLSA Status: Exempt 



Hiawatha Valley Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online