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Behavior Specialist

Home Careers Behavior Specialist
Submitted: July 28
Closing: August 28


Kimberly Danzl
HR Coordinator

Phone: 763-546-9999

Fax: 763-416-3682


Location Beacon Academy
3415 Lousiana Ave N
Crystal, MN 55427
Categories Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Salary Notes Salary is based on years of experience and education level.
Work Commitment Full-Time
To Apply

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Job Description

The ADSIS Behavior Specialist is a key member of the staff to help support social and emotional needs of the general education students. The Behavior Specialist is responsible for responding to student behaviors and needs throughout the building and for specifically supporting students through a Restorative Justice approach.

• Has a positive attitude toward the job, the students and the staff
• Respects the values of confidentiality and integrity
• Has the ability to work independently, organize, and use time effectively
• Shows initiative but is also willing to take direction
• Conducts oneself in a professional and ethical manner
• Values all students and works with them in a firm but friendly manner
• Dresses appropriately for a school setting

Targeted Social and Emotional Support
• supports students through Restorative Justice groups and individual sessions for social emotional learning/ support
• supports students going through crisis/ self-harm/ or suicide ideation
• identifies students at risk for academic or emotional/ behavioral concerns; coordinate with general education teachers, administration, school counselor, and/ or special education staff

School-wide Behavior Support
• supports the administrative team with high need student situations
• de-escalates students in crisis in cooperation with the administrative team
• supervises students in crisis in cooperation with the administration team
• assists teachers and the administrative team with de-escalating students in crisis
• assists the administrative team with supervision and support of students in crisis
• provides supervision in the classroom/hallways/recess/lunch/etc. as needed or assigned
• supports the special education team with implementation and tracking of Behavior Intervention Plans
• Works to help all school-wide program needs
• Attend the Intervention Team Meetings



a. Education consistent with the requirements of the State of Minnesota for licensure as a K-12 Teacher: Masters or Specialist Licensure Preferred. Prior experience as a teacher, counselor, and/or social worker a plus. Must have effective communication skills. CPI training a plus.

Institution Description

A Tuition-Free Public School Serving Grades K-8
Our Mission at Beacon Academy Charter School is to provide Twin Cities families with a proven, rigorous, and content-rich curriculum, integrated with sequential Spanish language instruction. We are committed to providing a results-driven, small learning community, built around a culture of positive character development and committed parental involvement.

Beacon Academy is a K-8 school that is committed to building second language proficiency, while helping students master writing, reading, math, history, geography, and science. Music and arts experiences are very important at Beacon and are often done in collaboration with the academic curriculum. Physical education and outdoor experiences keep both bodies and minds active and healthy.

The backbone of Beacon’s character education is the Responsive Classroom curriculum. Each day begins with a morning meeting to help foster positive peer relationships and to learn how to solve conflicts appropriately. Each month, there is an assembly where one grade level is in charge of promoting a particular character trait.

To schedule a school tour, learn how to enroll or just to learn more about what makes Beacon Academy one of the best Charter Schools in Minneapolis, MN, call us at 763-546-9999.

What We Offer at Beacon
Beacon Academy offers a high-quality, public charter school education for Kindergarten through 8th Grade students that features:

A robust Character Education program with interwoven monthly themes
Differentiated instruction to support every student’s individual needs
Sequential Spanish language instruction to build second language proficiency
Art, music, and technology experiences integrated into the regular curriculum
Physical education and outdoor time
A Responsive Classroom Curriculum, promoting conflict resolution, positive communication, and other social-emotional skills and character traits
Opportunities for parental involvement

Application Instructions/Comments

Application Requirements & Instructions
 Qualified, passionate applicants should send the following to Kimberly Reid at
o Cover Letter
o Resume
o Transcript
o 3 Letters of Recommendation
o Copy of current MN State License
 Incomplete applications will not be considered

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