Status: Full-time position
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Job Summary: The behavior interventionist is a certified teacher who works specifically with K-8 students who have a need to improve their behavior in order to focus more clearly on academic instruction. The focus of the behavior interventionist is to work with students to develop effective learning behaviors and appropriate interactions with teachers and classmates. The goal of the interventionist is to ensure that students manage their behavior in order to be able to focus and become more successful academically.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Master’s Degree preferred
Arizona Teaching Certificate
Experience teaching K-8 students
Experience working with behavior intervention programs
A proven track record of having a positive effect on diverse learners, including English Language Learners and Special Education students
Duties: Professional Knowledge
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Scientifically Based Behavior Research specifically related to K-8 students.
Understands the purpose and components of PBIS and Character Counts
Understands how to collaboratively work with K-8 staff to effectively improve students’ behavior to in turn improve students’ academic abilities.
Provide effective student behavior improvement sessions
Continuously monitor behavioral and academic progress of students receiving behavioral services, in order to adjust practices and student grouping.
Communicate and collaborate with classroom teachers regarding students’ behavioral and academic improvement.
Use technology for planning instruction and assessment analysis
Attend district and school site sponsored trainings
Support the site level School Wide Plan through facilitation and/or participation at in-services, grade level team meetings, and staff meetings.
Collaborate with classroom teachers, coaches, and contracted consultants.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Apply online at www.phxschools.org