Behavior Specialist (2020-2021 Eligibility Pool) – Special Education – Education Center 357 views

About the Employer

As one of California’s largest high school districts, we offer rewarding and exciting employment opportunities that impact our students and community in a positive way. We offer a supportive team environment with a shared passion and common goal of providing students the education and skills they need to succeed in college and career.

Apart from competitive salaries and 100% benefits coverage for employees and their dependents, we also focus on personal professional development.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team!

Job Description / Essential Elements:


Articulation with Feeder School Districts

  • Attend high profile, eighth grade student transition IEP’s for the Autistic/Aspergers, ED and MR
    programs as needed if there are behavioral concerns.
  • Staff Support
  • Support and/or mentor general and special education teachers as well as their
  • Para-educators.
  • Support and/or consult with school administrators.

Department Meetings

  • Attend school department meetings upon request.
  • Attend weekly Program/Behavior Specialists meetings.

Professional Development

  • Behavior Specialist will arrange for and/or provide professional development
    training in the area of writing behaviors into the IEP, to include goals and
  • Behavior Specialist will arrange for and/or provide professional development
    training in classroom behavior management, behavioral documentation and
    behavior support plan development.
  • Participate in all required ESUHSD professional development activities.
  • Attend assigned task force meetings
  • Provide therapeutic crisis intervention training (strategies to avoid escalating behavior and
    teaching coping skills) Both behaviorists are certified trainers from Cornell University
  • Provide Hughes Bill Training (legal procedures for addressing the behavior issues with special education students).

Program Management

  • Review case management notebooks relevant to assigned cases.
  • Make program placement recommendations to the IEP team.
  • Observe and document student behavior, generating summary report with annotated data to case manager.
  • Attend lEPs as needed
  • Collaborate with case managers to plan, coordinate and evaluate effectiveness of strategies.

Other Activities

  • Act as a student advocate
  • Consult with SSTMST and Section 504 teams as needed.
  • Monitor for district, state and federal compliance.
  • Assist in the investigation and preparation of responses to CDE complaints.
  • Keep current with best practices through current training and updates of previous training.
  • Review IEPs for compliance and final submission into CASEMIS
  • Other duties that revolve around behavior issues
  • Participate in specific training related to TCI and Hughes Bill

Requirements / Qualifications

Complete online application, Appropriate Secondary Education Special Education Credential, Transcripts, Letter of Introduction, Letters of recommendation, CBEST

More Information

Travel SLP Benefits

  • 100% Paid Medical Coverage
  • State Licensure Reimbursement
  • Corporate Furnished Housing or Generous Lodging Per Diem
  • Lucrative Pay
  • Significant Referral Bonus
  • Travel Expense Allowance
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Personal Recruiter
  • Meals and Incidentals Stipend
  • Customized Travel Packages
  • Exceptional Customer Service (24 hours/day)
  • Professional & General Liability Coverage
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance
  • Clinical Director
  • Large Support Staff

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