Provide support for students at risk, their parents, family
members and guardians. The Behavior Interventionist will also
work with school building staff to advocate for the rights of
children at risk.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Provide services to at-risk middle school
Assist with team approach (student, family,
teachers, and principals) to assess appropriate intervention
plan and participate in the discussion regarding changing
Report and articulate student concerns with
Assist in monitoring student attendance;
maintain records, developing attendance procedures, notifying
parents and appropriate agencies or authorities concerning
violations within a select group of students.
Develop effective relationships and
collaborate with parents, teachers, counselors, and related
agencies to develop and implement a successful discipline
program that will improve student behavior and performances.
Conduct Functional Behavioral Analysis and develop Behavior
Assist students with being proactive in making
choices that will lead to their success.
Encourage and work with parents/guardians to
actively participate in the decision making process designed
to impact their child's educational growth.
Develop a positive relationship with students,
staff and parents.
Work as part of the school team and assist
with creating a safe and orderly environment that is
conducive to educational practices.
Schedule meetings with parents if
Document student/family contacts, maintain
data, and provide on an on-going basis.
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
-Knowledge of theory, research methods, and
best practices in education.
-Knowledge of age appropriate development and
discipline, and proper student record keeping systems.
-Post-Secondary course work and experience in
educations, criminal justice, social work and/or human
-Demonstrated experience working with at-risk
students and families, required.
-Demonstrated ability to effectively function
as a professional team member.
-Demonstrated excellent communication skills
(oral and written)
-Demonstrated ability to deal with the
multiplicity of an urban community population.
-Demonstrated experience working with
computers, required. Working knowledge of Windows based
programs (word processing), required.
-Demonstrated excellent organizational
-Demonstrated excellent leadership
-Demonstrated excellent attendance and
-Demonstrated ability to work with
confidential information and maintain a high degree of
-Must hold a valid Driver's License (with a
minimum # of points) and have reliable transportation.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.S.W.) from four-year
college or university in Social Work. (Required)
Master's degree (M.S.W.) from an accredited
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Psychology, Sociology or Social Work Training
from an accredited university.
Other Skills and Abilities
Fluent in Spanish. (Desired)
Ability to communicate well at various levels
with children, adults and community members.
Ability to assume responsibility with minimum