Openings as of 12/15/2017Student Support Services
Ankeny Community School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of the District to provide equal employment opportunity and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or marital status in its employment and personnel practices. The District will affirmatively recruit women and men, members of diverse racial/ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities for job categories where the representative groups are underrepresented. Smoking is prohibited on Ankeny Community School District property. Revised 08.2017
Essential Job Functions:
Administer one to one intensive behavior interventions and supports; Identify triggers & patterns in student behavior in order to develop effective interventions; supervise or ensure students are properly supervised in the intervention area; assist in appropriate, non-harmful physical escorts and/or interventions; document incidences of restraint and confinement using district protocols; support teachers and administrators in various classroom and school activities.
Perform duties to ensure students are properly supervised in recovery areas and assist administrator and teachers with classroom and school activities; provide guidance, consultation, and training to staff on proper behavior management techniques; BA in Human Services, Education, BCBA or related field, required; Master’s Degree preferred; 3+ years of experience in special education and/or behavior management preferred; experience working with children in a behavioral health or special education environment preferred; Mandt or Crisis Intervention (CPI) certification preferred or must be completed within 3 months of hire date; collect daily documentation and maintain files related to students’ behavior and assists with maintaining behavior intervention plans; review behavior reports and documentation for accuracy, and identify key trends to recommend changes in practice, support, or interventions; train staff on current trends and evidence-based practices as they relate to positive and effective behavior support and interventions.; participate in weekly classroom/program meetings to discuss students’ progress and recommend adjustments in routines or procedures; under appropriate supervision, lead the implementation of students’ behavior intervention plans through using a variety of data collection tools and protocols; review routinely to ensure relevancy, focus and progress; assist IEP teams in developing & implementing individual Behavior Intervention Plans; assist students in developing self-help and self advocacy skills; assist the leadership team in the development and provision of consulting and/or professional development.
To apply please visit https://portal.waterloo.k12.ia.us/AP/applicant/login.php
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