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Behavior Interventionist

Home Careers Behavior Interventionist
Submitted: December 28
Closing: March 1

Contact

Rose Bringus
Operations Manager

Phone: 7635951213

Location Three Rivers Montessori
17267 Yale St NW
Elk River, MN 55330
Categories Licensed, Non-Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Health Insurance Included
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

Three Rivers Montessori is seeking a Behavioral Interventionist for the 2021-2022 school year. The Behavior Interventionist will report to the School Leader and Special Education Director. The Behavior Interventionist will provide support to all school stakeholders to help the school achieve its mission. This is a full-time position at Three Rivers Montessori.

JOB SUMMARY:
The building Behavioral Interventionist will provide 1:1 or small group support to students with significant cognitive and/or behavioral needs. This position will require specialized behavioral support and skills that will meet the unique needs of students. This position can be physically demanding and requires critical thinking and quick response skills.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Essential functions may include, but are not limited to:
Implement and monitor behavior intervention plans for students
Work 1:1 with students requiring significant behavioral support
Ensure student’s safety, and the safety of others at all times
Provide homebound service/support when appropriate and necessary for students
Consult with parents/guardians, other service providers and representatives of appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of services
Demonstrate and model appropriate developmental and behavioral skills for students
Provide a flexible and quick-thinking response when dealing with students that are deregulated/stressed
Demonstrate the ability to respond to student and staff needs as they arise in a building; when 1:1 student is absent – staff will be assigned to support other teachers and students
Participate in student meetings where staff problem-solve and develop plans to help support students with behavioral concerns
Participate physically with the students in activities being taught
Participate in meetings (IEP, conferences, parent/guardian meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding student’s goals/outcomes
Monitor student’s progress and be able to prepare documentation and reports regarding student’s progress
Maintain confidentiality
All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience in working with students in a school setting
Experience in conflict resolution strategies and a variety of discipline strategies
Experience working with parents and children in difficult and sensitive situations
Ability to present to small groups and large groups of students, parents, and staff
Able to demonstrate outstanding organizational skills
Experience working as part of a collaborative team
Ability to keep information about students and families confidential

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Experience in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology
Experience working in a diverse community
Experience working in a school setting
Knowledge of trauma informed practices and interventions
Knowledge of Positive Behavior Support Strategies
Bully Prevention trained

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to be a member of a team
Ability to support students requiring behavior intervention techniques and programs
Ability to problem-solve and de-escalate students during times of deregulation/stress
Knowledge of functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention techniques
Ability to be flexible based on program and student needs
Ability to remain calm and patient in volatile situations and react and respond quickly in a variety of situations
Ability to work under the supervision of a site principal and/or special education teacher
Ability to adapt equipment and materials as needed
Strong organizational skills
Sensitivity in working with individuals with various physical, psychological, cognitive and sensory abilities
Ability to work with students, families, professionals, and staff of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds
Ability to interact with and maintain cooperative relationship with all levels of staff and the public
Maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR

Institution Description

School Mission: Empowering students to reach their full potential through authentic Montessori learning.

Application Instructions/Comments

Please send resume and a brief cover letter to admin@threeriversmontessori.org.

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