The Champlain Islands Unified Union School District is seeking a Behavioral Interventionist for the 2019-2020 school year and beyond. This position will act as a member of a team of educators and other support personnel within the North Hero campus. Behavioral Interventionist service allows for a comprehensive approach to supporting children with social and emotional challenges within a public school setting. This service provides a professional and individualized support system that helps to supervise, direct, inform, and assess current and prospective needs of students with an identified Emotional Disturbance and/or an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
A Behavioral Interventionist is responsible for collaborating and working to assist identified students and school systems as directed by the Behavioral Specialist and Principal.CIUUSD is located in the Champlain Islands region of Vermont and is part of the greater Burlington area. We operate three k-6 campuses consisting of 225 students total. Our middle and high school students have choice and receive a voucher to attend an independent or public middle or high school which best meets the students needs. We are an easy commute from Burlington and Plattsburgh are located about 1.5 hours from Montreal or under 4 hours from Boston.
Our region is known for breathtaking views and access to Lake Champlain, boating, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, canoeing and other outdoor opportunities. The Burlington, Plattsburgh and Saint Albans regions offer amenities such as fine dining, shopping, theatre, a vibrant music and art scene with seasonally relevant festivals, as well as access to higher education opportunities available through UVM, Plattsburgh, and Champlain College. Our communities attract wholesome families, faculty and staff. Our schools maintain impassioned faculty, personalized beliefs about success, and a caring, safe school culture.
Only completed, online applications at schoolspring.com will be accepted. Online application must include: profile, letter, resume, transcripts, references, tests, certifications and questions, if asked. Hard copies of Vermont Certification with appropriate endorsements, three written letters of reference and transcripts will be required for verification at the interview level. Visit our website http://www.gisu.org for information about our schools.
Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Essential Duties: Student Assignment Students assigned by educational plans (504 Plan, IEP, EST, or other temporary accommodations). Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesWill work towards strengthening a students emotional and behavioral functioning in school through consistent and supportive practices that are evidenced based and follow best practice guidelines. Individualized planning will help guide schedules of reinforcement and accountability, all measurable and suspect to data collection procedures.Will be expected to help with the implementation of IEP goals and behavioral training goals.
They will not be accountable, nor have the training/background to accurately design comprehensive educational programs, but will remain active team members in supporting academic goals.Full participation in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings, inter-agency meetings, and staff meetings.Full participation with social skill development, behavior management plans, crisis support, life space skill instruction, and other modalities that will aid in higher student functioning and success will be targeted goals.Timely documentation for required services provided, assessments, data collection, physical management procedures, etc. (Adherence to all outlined procedures and policies)Will adapt general classroom material/methods as appropriate to meet the needs of students, in consultation with classroom and/or Special Education teachers.Will participate in various community-based outings and with students as designated and as part of identified students educational/treatment goals.Responsibilities include outcomes for ALL students. Other related duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, in addition to the following: Education and Experience.
Bachelor's degree in related field.Language skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Mathematical skills. Ability to apply basic math concepts may be necessary.Computer skills and experience.
Good basic computer skills and experience with word processing programs required. Experience with Microsoft Office preferred. Ability to use adaptive equipment preferred.Reasoning ability/mental requirements. oAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
oAbility to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. oAbility to anticipate and diffuse emotionally explosive situations.Communication and interpersonal skills. oAbility to communicate courteously, efficiently and effectively with a variety of individuals, including students, faculty, administrators, parents, and representatives of outside organizations.oAbility to work cooperatively and effectively with peers, subordinates, supervisors, parents, and outside agencies.oAbility to show patience, respect and compassion in working with students.oAbility to effectively resolve conflicts and handle stress.