Behavior Specialist, Special Education Teacher (K-12) JOB GOAL:
The Behavior Specialist is responsible for providing behavior coaching/mentoring for students and all teachers. QUALIFICATIONS:
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
- Valid State of Arizona Special Education Teaching Certificate - Required
- Experience and Strong Background in Behavior Management
- Master’s Degree preferred
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Effective organizational planning skills
- Five (5) years of successful teaching
- BCBA certification preferred
218 days (11 Months) COMPENSATION:
$52,503 - $60,903 BENEFITS:
As per District policy REPORTS TO
: Director of Special Education HOURS:
40 hours per week CLASSIFICATION:
Exempt PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
- Supports QCUSD vision, mission and goals.
- Plan and implement a program of behavior supports that meets individual student needs.
- Use effective behavior techniques and materials to implement individual and classroom behavior plans.
- Maintain and update IEPs for special education students using a computer-based system.
- Monitor and assess student behavior progress in order to provide feedback and data on a regular basis to students, teachers and parents.
- Diagnose, instruct and evaluate specific student needs and seeks the assistance of district specialists as required.
- Communicate behavior goals and/or objectives to students in a well-planned, organized manner using clear and precise language.
- Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students.
- Assist the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing the development of proper student behavior.
- Support and facilitate behavior training for all school campuses.
- Promote and follow the adopted school district philosophy, policies, regulations and administrative procedures.
- Participate and lead professional development and present to staff and teacher principles of behavior that will improve student behavior outcomes.
- Coach and Mentor special education teachers on Special Education regulations and support new staff with all paperwork associated with Special Education.
- Participate in district and school-level committees, task forces and initiatives.
- Performs other specific job-related duties as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and arms, stand, bend or stoop. The employee is frequently required to move about the campus. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Notice of Nondiscrimination Queen Creek Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or sexual orientation in admission and access to its programs, services, activities, or in any aspect of their operations and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Queen Creek Unified School District also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Compliance Officer for Title IX, Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone
480-987-7418 and Compliance Officer for Section 504/ADA, Director of Special Education, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone
480-987-5990. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek no discrimina en base a su raza, color, religión, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, edad, o la orientación sexual para la admisión y su acceso a sus programas, servicios, actividades, o en cualquier aspecto de sus operaciones y proporciona un acceso igualitario a los Boys Scouts y otro grupos de jóvenes designados. El Districto Escolar Unificado de Queen Creek tampoco discrimina en sus prácticas de empleo y contratación. Los siguientes empleados han sido designados para manejar las preguntas en cuanto a las pólizas de no discriminación: Funcionario de Cumplimiento de Título IX, Asistente del Superintendente de Servicios Auxiliares, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone
480-987-7418 and Funcionario de Cumplimiento para la Sección 504/ADA, Director de Educación Especial, 20217 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142, Phone
- Coaching And Mentoring
- Professional Development