Special Education Behavior Intervention Provider

Emmett School District Southwest / Boise Special Education Not Applicable Full Time Apply no later than 1/14/2024Posted 18D ago

About this job

Behavior Intervention Para Professional : Focus on providing Behavioral Intervention Services in classrooms and school environments under the direct supervision of the Special Education Teacher and Building Principal.   SUMMARY:                 Providing direct Behavior Intervention to students in the school environment.  Working directly under the supervision of  Special Education Teacher (s) in achieving the goals and objectives as stated on each child’s Behavior Intervention Plan.  Coaching students to exhibit desired behaviors as opportunities to do so arise in the course of the day-to-day routine.Giving students cues to perform desired behaviors, then gradually reducing those cues’ strength until students no longer need them.Teaching students the discrete but related “steps” in desired behavioral sequences, and reinforcing as they master each one.Teaching Replacement Behaviors outlined in BIP and IEP. Assignments will be at any district school building where students need higher-level behavioral support.   The postilion will be "roving"  as the assignment needs to change.  This position is based on student needs and may change as needs change. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Become familiar with basic special education knowledge as covered in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1997, with emphasis on due process procedures and confidentiality of information and records.Understands and follows school district policy and uses proper chain of command.Implements individualized behavior strategies and instructional activities using materials and sequences selected/prescribed by the special education teacher and other related services personnel.Works with students who may have cognitive and physical disabilities and students who have emotional regulation needs and/or may  be aggressive or disruptive in classProvides Behavior support which includes physical management (training provided upon hire)Demonstrates professional resiliency through physical mental, and emotional strength and skills to be able to assist students through physical and verbal behavioral incidents. Understands that student behavior is not a personal attack and demonstrates the ability to continue to work through behavioral plans, strategies, and teaching replacement behaviors. Follow the Behavior Intervention Plan for each student, i.e. supervise and manage student behavior in a variety of school settings. Disciplines students in a manner consistent with school and teacher procedures and as outlined in the BIP.Provides Personal Care/Meets the personal needs of disabled children including toileting, feeding, locomotion, and health needs, and is physically and emotionally able to handle the rigorous demands of working with all disabled children.Consultation and collaboration with Special Education and Regular Education Teachers as well as related service staffUnder the direction of the Special Education Teacher,  helps to maintain a positive classroom environment through the performance of duties such as making attractive bulletin boards, producing interesting instructional materials, using equipment and materials appropriately, keeping the room and work areas clean and orderly, etc.Interact with students, parents, and staff in a positive, friendly, and encouraging manner.Acts ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.Will, with the supervising teacher, develop, maintain, and document a professional growth plan in accordance with the State Department of Education Standard Based Principles.Displays a positive attitude toward school/special education programs and shows respect for leadership and programming decisions made by supervisors.Performs such duties as assigned by the supervisor.QUALIFICATIONS:          HS Diploma required,  AA/BA/BS strongly preferred.  Behavioral Intervention Training (s)Experience working with students with disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders preferredAbility to pass paraprofessional praxis or equivalent college creditsDemonstrated ability to accomplish the major duties and responsibilities listed below.  STANDARDS and QUALITY ASSURANCE:Be at least 18 years of ageHave a high school diploma, but AA/BA/BS strongly preferred, and/ or Behavioral Intervention training and experience. Be capable of physically assisting students with special needs as required (positioning, lifting (up to 50 lbs), transferring, restraining, etc.)Have demonstrated ability to work effectively under the direction of othersHave demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with othersHave the willingness to assume any responsibilities appropriate for the positionSupport the Mission Statement of the district.Behave and speak professionally at all times.Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality, and attendance.Attend staff and team meetings as required.Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety.All other duties as assigned.Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/isd221/onlineapp/

Education required

Specialized Training in Behavior Intervention Required

Experience required

Experience working with students who have significant behavioral needs

Skills required

Ability to pass paraprofessional praxis, or equivalent college credits.


$15.00-$19.75 per hour

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