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Temporary Behavioral Technician - Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker - (N264-2324)

Temporary Behavioral Technician - Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker - (N264-2324)

locationWethersfield, CT 06109, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/15/2024
Full Time

POSTING NUMBER: (N264-2324)

POSTING DATE: February 14, 2024

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled  

POSITION:  Temporary Behavioral Technician until June 30, 2024 

LOCATION: Environmental Sciences Magnet School at Mary Hooker

REPORTS TO: Principal 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:To implement a positive behavior management system in order to increase student behavior and academic skills. The management of the behavior system includes but is not limited to: collecting and tracking of data pertaining to student and school wide patterns, the training of staff in de-escalation, implementation of positive behavior plans and climate improvement. This is a Temporary Position until June 30, 2024.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment

  • Records behavioral and all pertinent data in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner as directed
  • Reviews data regularly and notifies supervisor(s) of any relevant information
  • Conducts reliability checks on the implementation of the Behavior System by staff
  • Meets with Mental Health Staff as assigned to review student issues
  • Prepares and disseminates behavior reports
  • Leads FBA interviews

Management

  • Supports the character education/behavioral program in fostering a therapeutic milieu
  • Supports teaching staff in the implementation of the educational and social-emotional curriculum
  • Supports students in the acquisition/mastery of the educational and social-emotional curriculum
  • Implements and supports the program’s behavior management system
  • Supports teaching staff in the implementation of the behavior management system
  • Implements a variety of verbal management techniques
  • Implements positive programming to increase students behavioral and academic skills
  • Participates in crisis management as directed
  • Assists in the development of staff/student training materials
  • Uses all relevant computer software programs
  • Supports the school’s after-school program
  • Provides behavior support for off-ground activities

Communication

  • Participates in all staff/student meetings as directed
  • Schedules meetings with students/parents to discuss concerns
  • Keeps relevant teaching staff, the behavior analyst, and the principal updated throughout the day as to the behavior status of the students
  • Demonstrates appropriate radio terminology and usage at all times
  • Communicates in an appropriate professional manner with others at all times
  • Completes all forms, reports, and paperwork in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner
  • Communicates with ACES employees, outside agencies, and parent/guardians regarding student needs

Learning Climate

  • Maintains clean and orderly areas of student use
  • Interacts in a therapeutic and professional manner with students, staff, parents and community members at all times
  • Promotes student learning whenever possible using efficient intervention strategies to maximize instructional time
  • Creates/provides positive programming for students whenever possible
  • Provides behavioral learning opportunities for staff including training of staff to respective character education program (preferred)

Responsibilities

  • Participates in assigned training and staff development opportunities
  • Seeks out training and professional development opportunities
  • Develops and completes yearly performance goals
  • Uses all relevant computer software programs including, but not limited to PowerSchool, SWIS, etc. (preferred)
  • Complies with all relevant policies and procedures
  • Organizes and maintains student/program information
  • Complies with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Analyzes discipline/behavioral data monthly to guide intervention and identify students in need of services
  • Is active member in Character Education Program Team at their respective school (PBIS, Capturing Kids Hearts, etc. preferred)

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college
  • Knows and understands district policies and procedures including FERPA and “Use of Force Policy” (preferred)
  • Knows and understands Behavior Services policies and procedures 
  • Knows and understands the respective program’s behavior management system (preferred)
  • Knows and understands verbal intervention/de-escalation techniques
  • Knows and understands Crisis Prevention Intervention procedures (preferred)
  • Knows and understands crisis management procedures
  • Knows and understands character education program procedures (preferred)
  • Knows and understands all individual behavior management programs in use
  • Knows and understands how to use all relevant computer software programs (PowerSchool, SWIS, etc. preferred)
  • Knows and understands how to document interventions appropriately using all state/district forms (preferred)

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Able to complete Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) upon obtaining employment.

SALARY AND TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Temporary Position until June 30, 2024. 11-month work year. Salary Grid:  B500 ($55,502 - $66,852)

UNION AFFILIATION:

Hartford Educational Support Personnel (HESP)

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  To be considered, all internal and external applicants must fully complete a Hartford Public Schools’ online application, which can be accessed through our Applicant Tracking System, Nimble, at https://app.hirenimble.com/jobs/hartfordInternal applicants should use a personal email address when applying. Please do not use your hartfordschools.org email. Candidates’ application and supporting documents will be reviewed. Candidates who advance through the initial review will be notified and placed in the pool for consideration by hiring managers. Candidates will be contacted directly by hiring managers for interviews.