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Behavior Intervention Specialist

Board of Child Care Windsor Mill ,MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

Are you looking to work for an extraordinary mission of “Enriching Communities One Family at a Time”, while enjoying the best benefits and working environments?

The Board of Child Care is where you need to be!  Enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance; free parking and lunches;  tuition reimbursement; on the job training and opportunity to earn job specific certifications; 403b matching.  To view a summary of employee benefits visit www.boardofchildcare.org/careers. Take a look at the description below and apply through the link. 

The Board of Child Care is seeking a Behavior Intervention Specialist 

 

 

 The Behavior Intervention Specialist is a hands-on position responsible for supporting the school by responding to and managing crisis situations within the building, across campus, and in the community as needed, as well as overseeing the use of resource rooms and the Alternative Structured Classroom. This position is also responsible for collaborating with the Coordinator of Behavior in order to develop, master, and model implementation of individualized behavior intervention plans for students.

Essential Functions:

  • ·    Respond to staff requests for assistance in managing crises.
  • ·    Carry a caseload of students for whom you will manage behavioral data, write IEP goals and objectives in related areas, write Behavior Intervention Plans, and ensure the implementation of those plans by classroom staff.
  • ·    Ensure that following a restraint, the child is seen by the Nurse.
  • ·    Complete serious incident reports in a timely manner.
  • ·    Demonstrate understanding of roles of other personnel in the team approach setting.
  • ·    Assess potential crisis situations involving both individuals and groups and utilize necessary resources to de-escalate and/or defuse these situations.
  • ·    Respond quickly and appropriately to crises, at times requiring the use of physical restraint, using the least restrictive intervention necessary to de-escalate the situation.
  • ·    Demonstrate familiarity with cultural pattern existing within a community that may affect the behavior of students.
  • ·    Provide ongoing supervision of students in the resource room.
  • ·    Demonstrate knowledge of human development, including understanding of the factors that contribute to dysfunctional behavior.
  • ·    Support the Coordinator of Behavior Intervention and Support with serious incident report routing, data collection, student observation, or other applicable tasks.
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Non-Essential Functions:

·    Provide coverage in classrooms, as needed.

 

Competencies:

 

  • •     Accurate Listening
  • •     Attitude Towards Honesty
  • •     Handling Stress
  • ·         Understanding of PBIS
  • ·          Human Awareness
  • ·          Internal Self Control
  • ·         Monitoring Others
  • ·         Developing Others
  • ·         Urgency
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Supervisory Responsibility:

N/A

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

In the nature of being at a residential and school living environment there may be times you experience conditions in which challenging behavior can be exhibited from our youth to include but not limited to, physical agitation, physical violence and/or emotion outburst.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Physically intervene and restrain students, male and female, as necessary.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is consistently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must consistently lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. This position follows Baltimore County School System for inclement weather.

 

Travel

This position may be required to travel in order to monitor students in the community.

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in a human resource field. 

 

 

Preferred Education and Experience

Four years’ experience in the field.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Demonstrate knowledge of human development, including understanding of the factors that contribute to dysfunctional behavior.

·         TCI

·         CPR/First Aid

·         Work cooperatively with others.

·         Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Able to operate agency vehicles

·         Valid Driver’s License

·         CPS/UII

·         TB

·         Physical

·         Federal and State Fingerprinting and Background Check

·         Drug Screening (Pre-Employment and Random)

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

To apply, please submit your resume (required) and cover letter (required) using the application button below. 

To see a summary of benefits and learn more about our company culture, please visit www.boardofchildcare.org/careers 

The Board of Child Care is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply for vacancies as appropriate.  

Company Description
The Board of Child Care is a therapeutic, residential facility providing services to adolescents ages 12-22 and their families.

Board of Child Care

Why Work Here?

The Board of Child Care is where you need to be! Enjoy generous vacation and sick time; platinum level medical, dental and vision insurance

The Board of Child Care is a therapeutic, residential facility providing services to adolescents ages 12-22 and their families.

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