To apply, please submit resume and letter of interest to <humanresources@spys.org>

TITLE:                             Temporary Behavior Intervention Specialist 

PROGRAM:                   Behavior Intervention Program (BIP)

HOURS:                          December 2018 – February 15, 2019  

40 hours per week, determined by building principal                                          

REPORTS TO:               Behavior Intervention Team Supervisor

COMPENSATION:           $2,833.33 - $3,083.33 per month 

(Biweekly compensation based on SPYS payroll calendar; equivalent of $34,000 - $37,000 annualized)        

JOB SUMMARY: The Behavior Intervention Specialist provides mediation, monitoring, and case management of students. The work is performed at a Saint Paul Public School working in close collaboration with a Behavior Intervention team working with building Teachers/Staff and following all building protocol.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Program Responsibilities:

·      Provide data collection for Middle School and/or High School students who need behavior intervention.

 

·     Meet with students, parents and school staff to determine appropriate interventions for students.

 

·      Collaborate with community organizations that provide mentoring, youth development, mental health, vocational or other services to assist high risk clients to develop a success plan.

 

·      Coordinate work with the efforts of community Connection Coordinators working at other neighboring schools as well as the school staff in your building.

 

·     Maintain student records and database to document and monitor progress.

 

·     Provide opportunities for students to have meaningful engagement with the restorative practices processes across classrooms and grades. 

 

·     Perform other program duties as assigned by program manager and/or school building principal. 

 

Administrative Responsibilities:

·     Respond to all communication from in a timely, responsive and professional manner.  This includes voicemail, email, and program specific communication as designated (cell-phone, etc.)

 

·     Maintain daily schedule, notifying supervisor, Programs Manager and agency front desk of any changes in schedule or anticipated unavailability. Adhere to schedule as set by supervisor, Programs Manager, and school staff, and notify said parties when requesting time off.

 

·     Maintain individual client records, and statistical information according to agency standards and specific program protocol.

 

·     Develop and maintain competency with basic computer programs and computerized data information system required to complete all functions and expectations of the organization.

 

·     Participate in individual supervision and group consultation. Attend monthly BIP staff meetings and monthly all-staff meetings.

·     Other tasks, committee assignments and/or special projects as assigned by supervisor/management team.

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

·     Bachelor’s Degree + 3 years of experience OR Equivalent years of experience and demonstrated abilities working with youth and families.  Experience providing deescalating, redirection and restorative practices in a school setting is desirable.

 

·     Ability to work with youth and families from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds.

 

·     Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to a wide range of people.

 

·     Ability to work collaboratively with different professional teams.         

 

·     Ability to exercise discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality

 

·     Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, racial equity, and cultural/linguistic responsiveness

 

To apply, please submit resume and letter of interest to <humanresources@spys.org>