Adaptive Behavior Teacher...



POSITION: Adaptive Behavior Teacher for a student with behavioral needs. Self-contained classroom with aide.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:The Adaptive Behavior (AB) Teacher is responsible for the behavior and academic instruction of the eligible student with disabilities as assigned by the Admission, Review and Dismissal Committee.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certification:
Bachelor’s degree from accredited university
Valid Texas teaching certificate
Acquire and maintain Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of special needs of students specific to behavior.
General knowledge of curriculum and instruction.Ability to instruct student and manage their behavior within a self-contained environment Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work with child with disabilities

Experience:
Two years experience working with children in a behavioral program preferred.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Reporting directly to the campus principal, the Adaptive Behavior Teacher performs the following duties:
1. Implements instructional and behavioral program.
a. Utilizes knowledge of Adaptive Behavior management system in designing
individual and classroom programs.
b. Ensures that accommodations, modifications and behavior intervention plans are
implemented.
c. Designs lesson plans appropriate to student.
d. Requisitions materials, equipment and supplies needed for implementation.
e. Utilizes campus and district positive behavior supports.
2. Serves as a member of the Admission, Review and Dismissal/Individual Educational Plan Committee.
a. Evaluates individual student progress based on academic and behavioral data collection.
b. Participates in placement decisions based on educational, social and behavioral data presented to the committee.
3. Serves as a member of the campus Behavior Team.
a. Establishes frequent communication and cooperation with the student’s family.
b. Maintains confidential records of assigned student and completes end-of-year
reports and other evaluations.
c. Attends scheduled Behavior Team meetings.
d. Collaborate with campus administrative and district staff regarding student progress
and discipline.
4. Performs other duties as assigned by the principal.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate standing, stooping, bending, and lifting.

Note: The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and duties that may be required.

***ALL APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS CHECK AS A SEPARATE APPLICATION***





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