Norfolk Public Schools – District Behavior Specialist

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JOB TITLE:  District Behavior Specialist

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

Valid, current Nebraska K-12 teaching certificate

Endorsement in  special education

REPORTS TO: Building Principal and Director of Special Education

RECEIVES GUIDANCE FROM: Building Principal and Director of Special Education

JOB GOAL: To enable students who are behaviorally disabled to derive the best possible educational experience from school through appropriate remediation, curriculum modification, direct special education instruction, and behavioral and social skill development.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Nine month year or as established by the Board of Education

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of administrative guidelines; evaluated by building principal and/or Director of Student Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Consistent and punctual “on site” attendance at the worksite is an essential job function
  • Provide consultation to classroom teacher, parents, principal, and supervisor
  • Maintain a dual role of working with individual or small groups of students and collaborating with the classroom teacher to provide a coordinated program that best fits the individual needs of each student.
  • Coordinate with other building personnel to assure that adequate communication is maintained with each student parents/guardians to keep them informed of progress/programs
  • Update Individualized Educational Programs in accordance with Rule 51:  Rules and Standards Governing Special Education Programs
  • Serve as an active member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Collect assessment data and use it effectively to plan academic and behavioral programming
  • Teach and reinforce academic and behavioral skills to foster success in the regular classroom
  • Keep accurate records of student attendance and progress
  • Assist in the modification of regular classroom assignments and school activities
  • Provide learning strategy suggestions and modified materials to other teachers and support staff
  • Communicate student objectives and goals orally and in a written format as needed
  • Exhibit patience, openness, and concern in dealing with children
  • Exhibit tact and self-control in dealing with parents and teachers
  • Request and/or coordinate additional services or resources deemed necessary for children with behavioral problems

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Teacher dresses appropriately and is well groomed
  • Teacher is emotionally stable
  • Teacher maintains physical fitness and personal vigor
  • Teacher shows enthusiasm and initiative
  • Teacher is punctual in job responsibilities
  • Teacher is willing to spend time outside the regular school day to assist students and supervise school activities
Zone 3

Grades

Pre-K–12

Additional Information

Please see Certified Staff Negotiated Agreement at this website:  https://norfolkpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

 

Contact Information

Norfolk Public Schools
512 W Phillip Ave
Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
https://www.norfolkpublicschools.org

Angie Baumann
(p) (402) 644-2500 1112
(f) (402) 644-2506

How to Apply

Please apply through our website:  https://norfolkpublicschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx