PARAPROFESSIONAL, BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONIST
- A minimum of sixty college hours from an accredited college or university is required and must be eligible for a Missouri Substitute Certificate.
- Possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical attributes necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
- Demonstrates effective human relations and communication skills.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate or acceptable.
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
JOB GOAL: To assist in the implementation of all aspects of the building’s behavior intervention support program, including, but not limited to, the delivery of researched based intervention strategies to individual students as well as small groups of students, and progress monitoring of those students.
- Supports Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) initiatives.
- Provides assistance with de-escalating student behaviors and reintegration back into the classroom.
- Assists students in developing plans for being successful in the classroom.
- Provides mentoring to students.
- Collects and documents data, related reports, and child records for the purpose of ongoing behavior intervention service planning and review.
- Assists school staff for the purpose of implementing intervention strategies to follow specified behavior management plans.
- Collaborates with the agencies, families, schools and others as needed for the purpose of implementing the behavior intervention plans as a team.
- Serves as a substitute for the classroom teacher, as assigned or required, on an emergency basis.
- Maintains the same high level of ethical behavior and confidentiality of information about students as expected of a fully licensed teacher.
- May be assigned limited clerical duties such as filing, typing, etc.
- Adheres to good safety practices.
- Complies with all district rules, regulations, and policies.
- Other duties as required or assigned.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The individual who holds this position is regularly required to walk, hear and speak and must have close moderate and distance vision ability. This individual must be able to travel between district facilities. The position requires a moderate amount of travel and physical activity.
CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT: The work environment is consistent with typical office/school environment.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work calendar to be established by the Board Of Education. Benefits according to Board policies.
RETIREMENT: Public Education Employee Retirement Systems (PEERS)
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: Substitute Certificate
CLEARANCES: Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluations utilizing the Performance Based Support Staff Evaluation process.