Work. With Purpose
Ombudsman, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking an individual to join our family.
This individual will join an award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction.
If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with a social mission, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor – and a stellar work ethic – we should talk.
The Behavior Specialist - Directs, guides and assists with the school-wide/classroom implementation of the Positive Behavior Support program to increase positive student behaviors. Always focuses first on proactive strategies when working with challenging behaviors. Is immediately available to respond to crisis situations and able to de-escalate students using CPI training strategies, behavioral contracts, and interventions documents in the student's Behavioral Intervention Plan. This Specialist also plays an integral role in communicating with district partners and upholding positive district relations for the campus in which they oversee. The Behavior Specialist may participate in IEP meetings for students on their campus, supervise/coach the Behavior Interventionists and Lead Behavior Interventionists on campus and many other roles.
- Demonstrates active leadership role in the implementation of school-wide/classroom Positive Behavior/PBS program. Assists in overall program development, including proactive strategies, modeling behavioral interventions for staff and conducting behavioral training for employees.
- Is an integral part of the team and supports in overall program development as a whole.
- Assists classroom teacher, on the development and implementation of behavioral strategies.
- Assist in the development and implementation of the behavioral data process for the campus.
- Demonstrates competent problem-solving and behavioral management skills. Assists with individual behavioral crisis intervention with a focus on proactive interventions and deescalation strategies.
- Participates in group counseling for students in the area of conflict resolution, anger management, and other topics related to student needs.
- Participates in the development and implementation of Behavior Support Plans.
- Performs casework functions for students. Casework functions include consultation with parents/agencies: Behavioral progress, assisting in goal setting and monitoring, assisting in resource development to meet student needs creating referrals and efforts will be made to develop a consistent behavioral program between home and school.
- Create and maintains behavioral files for students on their caseload, which includes the Behavioral Support Plan, progress notes, behavioral data, and parent contacts.
- Accurately completes and submits required documentation with prescribed time frames (e.g. Incident Reports, Behavior Emergency Reports, etc.)
- Effectively communicates with and maintains good working relations with parents, guardians, and care providers of students. Maintains list of community referrals for student/family needs.
- Interacts in a positive and professional manner with all co-workers, outside agencies, school district personnel, mental health and probation department representatives.
- Successfully completes and maintains crisis intervention certification (e.g. CPI).
- Assist in maintaining a safe campus environment, including knowledge of campus work safety programs.
- Maintain professional behavior including exhibiting positive and optimistic attitude.
- Meets with supervisor on a regularly scheduled basis to discuss issues related to the delivery of behavioral services.
- Demonstrate consistent attendance, punctuality, and dependability.
- Assumes additional duties as assigned.
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