Teacher Sp Ed - Behavior Intervention Support, Title I - Sp Ed/Psy Instructional Srvcs

Gwinnett County Public Schools, Gwinnett County, Georgia

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Date Posted February 11, 2020
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
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Description:

License and Certification Qualifications: Meet Georgia certification requirements in appropriate field of education. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification preferred.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in related field required. Master's degree in related field preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Three years teaching or training students with problem behaviors, plus experience in staff training, data collection and analysis, and behavior intervention planning required. Five years experience in teaching students with problem behaviors preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to communicate well, both written and orally; knowledge of physical intervention training, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) data collection and analysis; knowledge of behavior intervention planning, RTI/MTSS (Response to Intervention/Multi-Tiered System of Supports) Process, assessment, and a wide variety of behavior intervention strategies; knowledge of staff training techniques in physical intervention and positive behavioral interventions; and ability to work successfully with colleagues, teachers, and administrators.

Primary Responsibilities: Provide comprehensive training and support to teachers with students who exhibit behaviors that interfere or impede their learning or that of others and develop and maintain behavior management interventions.

1. Provide interventions support in classrooms for students demonstrating problem behaviors.
a. Observe students in the classroom setting.
b. Develop behavior intervention strategies.
c. Provide a written report of recommended behavior intervention strategies.

2. Provide instructional support and consult with local school administrators and/or classroom teachers to develop and maintain behavior management strategies.
a. Model academic and behavioral intervention and associated strategies in the classroom.

b. Provide and demonstrate behavior management de-escalation and management maintenance in crisis situations.

3. Follow up with observed students/classrooms and teachers to evaluate progress and offer suggestions on continued program implementation.

4. Provide professional development to school staff on the implementation for behavior intervention strategies.

5. Communicate effectively with school and district level professionals to provide the most appropriate strategies for students.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.


Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness and in a clean atmosphere. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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