Feb 03, 2024

(23-24) CL5882 Behavior Support Specialist @ District Wide

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  • Hemet, CA, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description

This position has been approved for the 23-24 school year. Duration of position is contingent upon funding.

POSITION DETAILS:

Posting: CL5882

Position Title: Behavior Support Specialist

Location: This position is considered District-Wide (contingent upon department and student needs)

Work Year: Classified Specialty Fields Calendar (205 paid days)

Work Hours: 8 hours per day | 5 days per week | Monday - Friday

Salary: $31.79 - $38.59 per hour (Range 40 on the Classified Salary Schedule)

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

All of the following documents MUST be attached to your electronic application:
Updated Resume (Detailed, updated resume (relevant to this position) and work experience information is REQUIRED, as it will be factored for the recruitment process and salary placement). Two (2) professional Letters of Recommendation (Signed and dated with in the last year) Proof of Education Requirement as listed below: (a) Bachelor's degree or higher degree with a major or minor in Psychology/Social/Behavioral Sciences or related field OR (b) Minimum 60 college units with (2) years' experience working in counseling or programs for at-risk youth with emotional/behavioral issues.
**Copy of Degree or Transcripts clearly showing applicant name, school name, and date units/degree awarded will be accepted**

All applicants must complete the entire application including the required "Additional Questions." Failure to answer the additional questions will cause you to be screened out.

PLEASE NOTE:

Failure to attach all required documents may cause you to be screened out. Documents received in person, via email or fax, and/or after the deadline will NOT be considered. Need help with your attachments? Click here for applicant chat support or call the following number for support 1-877-974-7437.

Legible proof of EACH of the following item(s) MUST be attached to your application PRIOR to the application deadline.

Eligible candidates must meet ALL minimum experience AND education requirements included in the job description. Please specify, in detail, on your application how you meet the minimum experience and education requirements for this position. Failure to do so may cause you to get screened out.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I APPLY?

All applications are reviewed once the position is closed. Applicants will be notified via email on the status of their application. It is very important to watch for District emails as all communications will be done by email ONLY.

Please check your spam settings on your email account to avoid missing these notifications. The status of your application can be viewed on the Application Status tab in your TalentED account.

BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST
JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Director of Wellness and Community Outreach, assist students by providing strategic services to remove barriers to academic success and college and career readiness including attendance, discipline and socio-emotional issues. Works with students, parents, staff, administration and the community within the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework to develop, provide, coordinate and monitor the implementation of evidence- based strategies to improve success in school for identified students; and perform other related duties as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate identification of students in need of school-site based intervention services; assist in the identification of function of student behavior and related factors impinging on student behavior including factors in the home, school, and community; Assist school sites in establishing equitable student outcomes using multi-tiered, multi-dimensional systems and supports; Provide case management and coordinate care by assisting students and their families in reducing barriers to school attendance; Meet with the individual student, family, and or other pertinent persons involved in the individual's life, with face-to-face visits and phone contact for case management and coordinated care; Develop and maintain student support plans and assist in providing intensive behavior intervention support; Provide individual and group support in the acquisition of pro-social skills; Assess students during entry and exit from Tier 2/3 programs; Incorporate Restorative Practices into services for all students, staff and parents; Attend SART/SARB committees monitor follow through on services and supports offered to parents in attendance contracts; Serve as site liaison for Alt-Ed Council, Foster/Homeless, and community agencies and assist in fostering communication between parents/guardians and community leaders; Conduct home visits to establish communication and positive connections between the parent/guardian and school setting around identified issues; Provide resource assistance and information to schools, students and parents; provide parent/guardian workshops on identified issues; Act as resource and assist in development of appropriate supplementary materials and activities to meet individual student needs; Conduct interviews and observations; assist with crisis intervention as needed; Assess student readiness, needs, and progress using evidence-based tools; Participate in special assessments, individual student plans, and other meetings to support equitable outcomes for students; Refer students to other public/private community resources; Work directly with staff and families to ensure appropriate implementation of program goals and improve attendance; Maintain documentation of all interventions, parent contact, and student contact in the student database; Use data-based decision-making in the implementation and oversight of multi-tiered, multi-dimensional systems and supports, including but not limited to using analytics, dashboards, screeners, queries, and data monitoring spreadsheets; Attend meetings and professional development as required; Perform other related duties as

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:
Basic Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and tiered intervention data; Basic counseling skills and techniques; Socio-economic and cultural background differences of the school population; Community agencies and resources available to assist with family needs; Students with disabilities and English Learner strategies to eliminate the achievement gap between sub groups; Office methods and practices, including telephone techniques and letter and report writing; Computer data analysis methods and procedures; Correct English usage, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation; Modern office machines and
Ability to:
Work effectively with faculty, students and public; Deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, friendliness and a spirit of cooperation and assistance while maintaining effective working relationships; Organize tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines, manage multiple tasks; Learn and utilize new and current technologies; Work confidentially with discretion; Basic understanding of planning, reviewing data, and goal setting; Use a variety of computer programs, including MS, Google, SIS; Demonstrate good judgment and good problem-solving skills; Respond appropriately to evaluation and changes in the work setting; Devise and adopt work procedures and record keeping systems to meet changing organizational or specialized needs; Type at a net corrected speed of 45 words per minute; Understand and carry out oral and written directions; Access and use District-adopted web-based
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree or higher degree with a major or minor in Psychology/Social/Behavioral Sciences or related field; OR minimum 60 college units with two (2) years' experience working in counseling or programs for at-risk youth with emotional/behavioral issues.

Experience: Any combination of education and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. Experience in case management, social work, and at-risk families support is desirable.

REQUIRED LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES

If driving a vehicle is required in the course of work, operator must possess a valid California Driver's License and maintain possession of such license during the course of employment; have an acceptable driving record; and must be insurable at standard rates by the District's insurance carrier and maintain such insurability.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position must perform in carrying out the essential functions of the position.

Physical Demands: Walk, look downward, turn neck (up to continuously); sit, bend (frequently), stand, stoop, squat, reach, pull, (occasionally); kneel, crawl, climb (infrequently); grasp/manipulate materials and supplies (continuously); lift items to 10 pounds (frequently), carry to 10 pounds (occasionally), lift/carry to 40 pounds (infrequently); use seeing, hearing, and speaking (continuously).

Working Conditions: Indoor classrooms and workspaces, exposure to: office equipment noises, driving mountain roads, temperature changes, and dust.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Hemet Unified School District (HUSD) will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities for the purpose of enabling the performance of the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. HUSD encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Human Resources and/or Safety/Risk Management.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Classified Bargaining Unit Position Range 40

Speciality Work Year Calendar

January 2023

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