Olathe District Schools USD233 invites applications for the following position:
The Behavior Specialist is responsible for the following:
•Provide training and coaching to certified /classified staff for implementation of trauma-informed practices
•Provide Safe Crisis Management (SCM) initial, re-certification, and booster training for building staff
•Serve as a consultant to the building MTSS team regarding behavior and social emotional needs at all tiers 1, 2, & 3
•Observe students and support trauma informed problem-solving with teams prior to proposal for ED placement
•Assist teams in developing Functional Behavior Assessments and related Behavior Intervention Plans
•Assist with transitions between programs
•Participate in team problem solving meetings to prevent over-identification of students exhibiting significant behaviors and safely support them in their least restrictive environment.
•Bachelor's Degree in education, Applied Behavior Analysis, social work, psychology, or related field
•Graduate Degree or other advanced education in special education
•Kansas Special Education Certification in ED, social work, or school psychology preferred
•Knowledge and successful use of current research-based instruction, trauma informed, and behavioral strategies
•Leadership and organizational skills
•Effective, professional communication skills
•Ability and desire to work as a contributing member of a team
•Ability to effectively coach and mentor educators
•Ability to provide engaging research based professional development
• Minimum of three years successfully supporting students with trauma histories, mental health diagnosis, and significant social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
• Successful experience as a member of a clinical or special education team.
• Successful experience providing training and leadership to adult learners.
• Experience in a psychiatric/therapeutic day or residential facility for children preferred.
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