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Job Title: Behavior Specialist                              ExemptionStatus/Test: Exempt/Professional
Reports to:      Principal, Dir. of Special Programs   Date Revised: August 2021
Dept./School:  Assigned Campus                           Pay Grade/Days: Teacher/184

Primary Purpose:

To provide support for campuses with regards to behavior management, training, and documentation for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, Autism, and behavioral problems.


Qualifications: Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of Academic and/or Behavior goal setting process and implementation Evidence of leadership skills Strong organizational, communication (written and oral), and interpersonal skills
Bachelor's Degree
RBT or BCBA certification preferred 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Develop functional behavior assessments and create behavior intervention plans (if warranted) for students in special education.

2. Provide training for campuses on the implementation of the behavior plan, effectiveness of Manifestation Determination Review, effectiveness of PBIS, findings of the functional behavior assessment and research based behavior interventions.

3. Assist in developing IEP components such as BIPs, counseling and social work goals.

4. Conduct of participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures.

5. Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.

6. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.

7. Collaborate with general educational behavior supporcoordinator to ensure district validity in programming and consistency across the district. 8. Implement and monitor district behavior model with behavior classrooms to include BASE and PASS teacher consults.

9. Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students.

10. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.

11. Comply with all district and local campus routine and regulations.

12. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.

13. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct the work of instructional aide(s).

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress. Ability to think clearly in stressful situations and a high stress tolerance required, high physical stamina necessary and extended amount of walking necessary. Travel between campus assignments; occasional district wide and statewide travel; frequent prolonged and irregular hours. Use of computers and related equipment. Occasional lifting up to 35 pounds
Academy ISD (AISD) does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the district does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant's job qualifications, experience, and abilities