Social/Emotional/Behavioral Support - Fox C-6 School District
Position: Social/Emotional/Behavioral Support
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Behavior Specialist - ECSE (1-Year Only)
Job Location: Don Earl Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Aug 08, 2024
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Fox C-6 School District
Arnold, MO 63010
Telephone: 636-296-8000
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Job Description:
POSITION TITLE:                           Behavior Specialist - Early Childhood Special Education
FUNDING SOURCE:                        Federal Funds - ECSE
CONTRACT/SALARY:                     182/179 Days; Teacher Salary Schedule
REPORTS TO:                                Director of Early Childhood  
 
POSITION SUMMARY: The purpose of a Behavior Specialist is to provide professional support to students and staff.  This person will collaborate with early childhood special education teachers to diagnose and develop behavioral interventions for students in the early childhood special education setting.  This specialist will coordinate his/her work with the Director of Early Childhood. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 
 
  1. Demonstrates a strong foundation in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  2. Interprets Functional Analyses of Behavior.
  3. Designs and implements multi-faceted behavior interventions.
  4. Understands the behavioral characteristics typically associated with Autism Behavior Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Intellectual Disabilities, etc.
  5. Trains teachers and staff to apply effective behavior management techniques.
  6. Assist the Early Childhood Diagnostic Team with initial or re-evaluations in the area of Autism or ED.
  7. Serves as a liaison between the regular and special education programs by attending and participating in appropriate meetings, committees, and initiatives.
  8. Understands and works with various support systems available in the community.
  9. Effectively communicate, verbally and in written form, with administrators, staff, and the community as needed.
  10. All other duties as assigned
 
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
  1. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a variety of clienteles.
  2. Calm demeanor for handling stressful situations.
  3. Respect for administrators, students, teachers, parents, and support staff.
  4. Possess effective interpersonal skills with the ability to interface diplomatically with administrators, teachers, and other colleagues within the district, as well as with outside professional contacts, using tact, patience, and courtesy.
  5. Possess the ability to work effectively and collaborate with various stakeholders.
  6. Ability to accomplish tasks that are often interrupted by persons with special and/or immediate needs.
  7. Understands Special Education regulations including the Least Restrictive Behavior Intervention policy.
  8. Possess a strong understanding of educational curriculum and instructional needs.
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 
 
  1. Master’s Degree (Special Education and/or School Administration.)
  2. Minimum of 5 years of successful special education teaching experience required.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 
 
Must have the use of sensory skills in order to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone/email and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects. Some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, and repetitive motions. Requires ability to sit and stand for long periods to complete work. Requires ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions and ability to work in noisy, stressful, and crowded environments.

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