Student Support Services
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The Behavior Interventionist will participate in the development, implementation, and ongoing operation of a comprehensive leadership, civic engagement, and service-learning program. S/he will work closely with academic and community partners to integrate learning, service, and leadership to empower students to become socially responsible decision-makers.
DISTRICT-WIDE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
Saginaw Public School District, in collaboration with Partners in Education (PIE), is committed to and responsible for ensuring the highest level of academic achievement and college and career readiness for all students. The highest level of organizational culture, accountability, and innovation will guide all school improvement efforts with the implementation of the Saginaw Model of Excellence.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
1.Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults
2.Knowledge and understand of community, environmental, and institutional opportunities that enhance, as well as barriers that impede student academic, career, and personal/social success and overall development
3.Ability to analyze, develop, implement and track intervention plans and strategies
4.An understanding of the multiplicity of social services available in the community to support students at-risk
5.Ability to understand multi-step written and oral instructions
6.Ability to communicate with employees and other business contacts in a courteous and professional manner,
7.Ability to learn new tasks quickly
8.Ability to perform with a high standard of customer service
9.Ability to work in a multi-cultural, urban setting and develop a rapport with students, staff, parents and the school community
10.Knowledge of strategies of leadership designed to enhance the learning environment of schools
11.Knowledge of sound educational research and instructional practices in area of expertise
12.Ability to instruct students with a high level of expectation for behavioral and academic standards
13.Ability to motivate students to be productive learners and challenge all students to meet world-class standards of educational excellence
14.Ability to recognize and identify activities or situations which have or may become a problem or emergency requiring immediate attention
15.Knowledge of the school setting, environment, and curriculum
16.Knowledge of prevention and crisis intervention strategies
17.Critical thinking and problem solving skills
19.Ability to pay attention to detail
20.Ability to organize, multi-task, and plan work to meet deadlines
21.Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations
22.Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and staff
23.Ability to prepare and communicate/present reports effectively
24.Ability to work independently
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and/or walk, may be required to lift up to 30 lbs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Work collaboratively with staff to provide intervention support for students and parents (MISS, peer mediation, conflict resolution, attendance and academic plans, etc.).
2.Develop and implement individual, small group discussions/strategies to help students meet academic and social success;
3.Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and support staff to prepare students to successfully adapt to rigor of high school.
4.Support instructional personnel in implementation of students' positive behavioral support plans
5.Identify referral services for students requiring intensive counseling and behavior support methodologies.
6.Monitor Title IA students' behavior, attendance, and academic progress to make appropriate referrals for additional support/intervention.
7.Provide direct services for academic/behavior Interventions and system of support for students, Intervention Team meetings (IT), Tutoring, Bilingual Support, etc.
8.Implement conflict resolution/peer mediation programming
9.Work with counselors and social worker to maintain an effective learning community in the school
10.Collaborate with instructional staff to initiate, design and implement positive behavior support and other programs to meet assessed needs of students
11.Work with other professionals in a multi-agency context
12.Work with Title IA eligible pupils and groups of pupils when appropriate; to help in meeting behavior targets and in maintaining a positive and productive teaching and learning environment.
13.Enforce discipline as necessary in accordance with District 's Policies and Procedures Governing Student Behavior and Discipline
14.Maintain updated certifications and files regarding Title IA eligible students
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCES:
1.Education: Experience in social work, counseling, behavioral intervention programs/services or related field required. Bachelor's Degree preferred.
2.Experience working with at-risk student population
3.Experience with behaviorally challenged children
4.Experience working with children and parents in the home/school setting
1.Must be willing to learn changing technologies and to assume new responsibilities required by the introduction of new services and upgrades to software and equipment
2.Attend any training as mandated
1. School and office environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, or the like
2. Noise level in these environments may be moderate to loud
Based on experience and education levelSaginaw Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender/sex, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, or lack of English language speaking skills, in its programs.