Special Education & Related Services
Open Until Filled
2020-2021 School Year
Full Time (1.0 FTE)
Behavior Specialist Preferred Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Pick up district issued computer on August 4, 2020.
- Attend Induction Academy I for teachers new to D300: August 4th,August 5th, August 6th and August 7th, 2020.
- Implement and coordinate positive behavior support plans and intervention techniques
- Collaborate with the building’s problem solving teams including parents when a student exhibits severe behaviors in the school environment
- Demonstrate expertise in the area of data collection and behavior analysis
- Evaluate/monitor student progress and collaborate with school based problem solving teams on student progress
- Assist in writing comprehensive functional assessments, behavior intervention plans, or programmatic recommendations for individual students
- Provide training in the use of data collection, positive behavior supports, intervention techniques, and instructional methodologies to educational staff
- Assist buildings by observing individual students who exhibit severe behaviors in the classroom and other settings as needed
- Demonstrate/model behavior management ideas and/or techniques
- Consult with parents concerning the status of behavior in the home and recommendations that can be carried out in the home
- Develop materials and provide resources for and provide professional development to administrators, educators, paraprofessionals, and parents/guardians in Applied Behavior Analysis and other evidence based methodologies related to addressing the needs of students with behavior difficulties
- Attend IEP, eligibility, or other meetings as necessary and provide related behavioral information
- Work with students who exhibit maladaptive/unexpected behaviors and provide support and professional learning for staff who work with students who exhibit such behaviors
- Provide services for students that need support based on their IEP
- Provides an individual program to meet the social/emotional needs of students who exhibit severe behaviors
- Utilize sound psychological principles concerning the growth and development of children
- Assist students who are transitioning
- Travel to school sites as required for observations, behavior intervention plans, or programmatic recommendations for individual students
- Valid Illinois professional educator license with either a LBS1, preferred LBS2, or a school social worker/psychologist approval
- Ability to travel within the district to all buildings as necessary
- Experience with students on the autism spectrum disorder and emotional disabilities
- Board Certified Behavior Analyst preferred
Applicants will be reviewed by building's hiring supervisor.
Reports to:Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services/Coordinator of Social Emotional Learning
Grant funded position.