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***
Iola ISD is located in Iola, Texas. Iola ISD is a small, rural 2A school that serves approximately 450 students and employs close to 85 teachers and staff. The school district has two established campuses, Iola Elementary (PK-6) and Iola Secondary School (7-12). Each campus has a Title I schoolwide program. The school is the heart of the community. Academics are a top priority, as proven in our distinguishments and recognitions. The extracurricular programs in Iola encourage parents and students to stay involved in the school. A sense of "Bulldog Pride" is shown at every school sponsored event, each week, throughout the school year. The support of the community and stakeholders is evident.