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The Behavioral Interventionist provides consultation, coaching, one-to-one and group presentations, and classroom support, instructional and behavioral strategies for regular education teacher, special education teachers, site personnel, and others providing instructional services to adolescents and transition age youth with disabilities. Behavior Interventionist also provides classroom and school-wide behavior management strategies. The Behavior Interventionist will provide diversified strategies and activities specifically designed for targeted students at the school level as indicated in the student’s individualized education plan, working to design, implement, coordinate and evaluate a comprehensive behavior support program.
Essential Job Functions:
Experience working with students with mental health issues and needs.
Trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.
Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA); and/or Behavior Intervention Case Manager.
Experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Experience working with students with emotional disturbance behavior disorders.
Three (3) years successful experience teaching special education or providing related special education services to include behavioral services.
Credential, Education Instructional Specialist, School Psychologist, or Counselor with behavioral experience.
Valid Kansas Special Education Teaching Certification
Meets the employment qualifications set forth by the Kansas Board of Education and the Kansas State Department of Education.
Physical Abilities include sitting for extended periods, reaching, lifting and carrying, fine manual dexterity, pulling, pushing, talking/hearing, near and far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision.
Ability to present complex information on behavior, behavioral assessment, and implementation of behavior plans to staff; work independently; communicate orally and in writing; establish and maintain professional relationships; establish priorities and meet deadlines; travel to various locations; manage various assignments simultaneously; work as part of a multidisciplinary team; work with adolescents and transition age youth that have behavioral, learning, and social challenges;.
Knowledge of appropriate curriculum and instructional strategies for students with disabilities; current state and federal special education regulations; special education curriculum resources and materials; behavior intervention methodology/techniques including positive behavior intervention strategies and regulations; individual and classroom management techniques; principles and practices of instruction, curriculum, professional development, and assessment in a special education setting; student assessment methods; research basis underlying best practices in special education; diagnostic instruments and their interpretation and application; applied behavior analysis.
Skill developing and presenting training activities; establishing and maintaining professional working relationships with individuals, groups, public, and private agency personnel; developing consultation relationships with special and general education service providers;.
Experience providing services to special education students; assessing students; developing and implementing behavioral interventions for special education students; assessing student functional capabilities; conducting presentations; and performing research.
Communicate with parents and IEP team members regarding behavior needs of students.
Performs related duties as required.
Trains staff and monitors data and data collection, lesson development, and implementation of BehaviorSupport Plans (BSP) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP).
Conducts positive behavior support presentations, training and professional development.
Researches interventions, treatment techniques, and assessment tool resources and methods.
Collaborates with a variety of service providers and agencies, working within the Districts.
Participates as part of a multidisciplinary team and supports the district and all school sites and activities.
Analyzes behavior from a functional perspective and develops daily positive interventions.
Provides interventions and trains district staff and administrators in behavioral interventions for special education students.
Develops consultation relationships with school district special and general education service providers. Trains, directs, and monitors the work of teachers and classified staff assigned to work with students with behavioral challenges.
Works collaboratively with School Psychologists and IEP teams to complete Functional Analysis Assessments (FAA) and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA), to collaboratively create legally defensible effective behavioral analysis reports, and develops Behavior Support Plans (BSP) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP).
South Central Kansas Special Education Cooperative provides special education services to 15-school districts located in 8 counties. School districts served are: Pratt, Skyline, Macksville, St. John, Stafford, Kingman-Norwich, Cunningham-Zenda, Anthony-Harper, Attica, Medicine Lodge, Kiowa, Haviland, Greensburg, Lewis, Coldwater-Protection. In addition to the services provided in member district buildings, SCKSEC provides services at one alternative attendance center in Pratt.