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Behavior Director

Company: International Leadership of Texas
Location: Richardson
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Purpose:The Behavior Director will assist the Ex. Director of Special Education in design, coordination, and implementation of programs to support student learning and growth; and support students, staff and administration in area of positive behavior management, behavioral supports and behavior interventionsQualifications:Education/Certification:Bachelor's degreeMaster's degree preferredBCBA Certification preferredValid Texas teaching certificate with required special education endorsements for assignmentsSpecial Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of special needs of students in assigned areaKnowledge of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee process and Individual EducationPlan (IEP) goal setting and implementationKnowledge of behavior and social skill intervention techniques and methodologyAbility to work with students with pervasive developmental disabilitiesAbility to develop and deliver training to adult learnersStrong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsExperience:Five years of experience as a special education teacherMajor Responsibilities and Duties:1. Demonstrate foresight, examines issues and takes initiatives to improve the quality of education in thecommunity.2. Embrace and encourage the acceptance of diversity.3. Use effective people skills to communicate.4. Provide and maintain an environment where optimal student growth can take place.5. Demonstrate instructional leadership.6. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics of educations organization.7. Demonstrate an understanding of the IEP writing and implementation process.8. Use supervision, staff development and performance evaluation to improve the educational program.9. Maintain a familiarity with current educational issues through a process of ongoing personaldevelopment.10. Work cooperatively with building administration and staff in planning, implementing and managing programs and services for students with disabilities.11. Ensure that all students with disabilities in the Hobbs Municipal Schools are provided a free and appropriate public education through the provision of instructional programs, and related services.12. Assist the Direct of Special Education in the development of local policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.13. Assist the Direct of Special Education in the development of policies and procedures to govern the delivery of special education and related services, including staff assignments.14. Assist the Direct of Special Education in the development of policies and procedures to govern the evaluation of students referred for special education services, including staffing patterns and organizational structure.15. Assist in the coordination of staff development opportunities to enable staff to better serve the needs of special education students.16. Assist in coordinating the delivery of homebound services when recommended through the IEP process.17. Assist in conducting, in cooperation with building administrators, staff, parents, and community, on-going evaluation of programs, services, and coordinate the long range planning process to meet the needs of students.18. Work cooperatively with the transportation department in planning and delivery of services to students whose IEP's require.19. Establish and maintain on-going communication with the administration and regular/special education staff.Training and Staff Development20. Observe, train, consult with, and assist teaching staff and specialists in the development and implementation of individualized education programs (IEPs) for students with exceptional needs.21. Work collaboratively with all site principals to support staff22. Support Director of Special Education in management of services for students in behavior/ alternate placements23. Plan, organize and implement professional development for certificated and classified special education and general education staff including: environmental interventions, curriculum modifications, behavioral interventions, data collection, TEACCH, or other staff development workshops as assigned.24. Assist Director of Special Education in the design and coordination of monthly special education staff meetings.25. Serve as the administrative designee for IEPs as assigned26. Provide administrative support to principals, assistant principals and counselors in the area of student discipline of special education studentsOther27. Consult with district and outside resources regarding education, social, medical, and personal needs of students.28. Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.29. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required.30. Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and school regulations and policies for special education.31. Any and all other duties as assigned by your immediate supervisor.Supervisory Responsibilities:NoneMental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, and other instructional equipmentPosture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twistingMotion: Frequent walkingLifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); may require occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities, control behavior through physical restraint, assist non-ambulatory students, and lift and move adaptive and other classroom equipmentEnvironment: Work inside, may work outside; regular exposure to noise; exposure to biological hazardsMental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; may work prolonged or irregular hours

Keywords: International Leadership of Texas, Richardson , Behavior Director, Executive , Richardson, Texas

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