Social Worker - Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Position: Social Worker
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Behavior Intervention Specialist
Job Location: Berkeley Elementary School
Deadline: Dec 01, 2020**
District: Ferguson-Florissant R-II School District
Florissant, MO 63033
Telephone: 314-506-9158
Job Description:
The Ferguson Florissant School District is accepting applications for the position of Behavior Intervention Specialist. To provide comprehensive support and referral services to students and families in need, with focus on prevention as well as corrections.

  • Must have a degree in Social Work.  MSW preferred.  
  • Support teachers in developing and implementing behavior plans related to specific student performance goals
  • Engage parents/students in the “student behavior intervention plan” process and empower parents by providing them with skills and techniques to support the positive behavior development of their child
  • Promote highly specialized positive behavior interventions in which students thrive; behavior instruction that is explicit, intensive, accelerated and provides ample practice
  • Provide recognition of a variety of student accomplishments and positive behaviors
  • Create and implement programs focused on mental wellness, behavior management, mindfulness, restorative and trauma-informed practices.
  • Participate as a Crisis Team member after being trained in the program for non-violent crisis intervention
  • Possesses a working knowledge of community agencies and resources
  • Facilitates staff development sessions and parent focus groups
  • Serves as consultant to school personnel regarding students or situations which are not referred for direct service
  • Must have excellent human relations skills
  • Must have the ability to perform multi-tasks with good organizational ability.
  • Experience in a multicultural setting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (also see Physical Demands Checklist, attached)

WORK ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is equivalent to a school setting. The employee continuously is interacting with the public and staff.

EQUIPMENT / TOOLS/ MATERIALS USED:  Computer,Smartboard, Powerpoint, Excel

Competitive salary and benefits
2019-2020 School Year Only
Complete an online application at  Attach the following:  letter of interest, resume, copy of current certification and list of five names of references, including addresses, day and evening phone numbers, and email addresses, (including current supervisor).  Once your online application is complete, please follow the directions on the website to indicate your interest for this position. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.