TYPE OF POSITION:
Hourly
Hours may vary based on program needs
 
REPORTS TO:
Building Principals
 
SUPERVISION:
None
 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Required
·       Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field
·       Knowledge of behavioral management and techniques used with student populations
·       Experience working with students with social and behavioral concerns 
Preferred
·       Knowledge of positive intervention supports, behavior management, crisis response, de-escalation, and physical restraint
·       Two years’ experience working with children in an organized setting
·       One-year experience observing and collecting student behavioral charting data
·       Bilingual language skills are preferred for all jobs within this level
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Behavior/Truancy Interventionist works with administration and staff in maintaining attendance, discipline and a learning environment consistent with site and district policies, mission, and goals.
 
TRAINING REQUIRED:
·       Training in emergency procedures, confidentiality, vulnerability, reporting obligations, discipline policies, roles and responsibilities, and a building orientation must be completed during probationary period (first 60 days of employment)
·       Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) certification must be completed during probationary period (first 60 days of employment) and renewed every two years
 
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
·       Ability to work with children and youth who exhibit challenging behavior

  • Ability to form strong and positive relationships with students and staff
  • Knowledge of behavior management and de-escalation techniques
  • Ability to communicate concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to exhibit emotional control, patience and persistence in extremely stressful situations
  • Skill at maintaining acceptable tolerance levels for appropriate student behaviors
  • Ability to observe, chart and specifically describe student behaviors
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team member and school resource

 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
·       Assist the site administration to implement district and site discipline and learning environment consistent with site and district policies, mission, and goals
·       Assists with daily, individual student discipline and behavior intervention programming
·       Works with teams and individual staff members in intervention behavior programming
·       Assists with attendance monitoring and truancy prevention
·       Supervise students and assist during non-instructional activities
·       Maintain awareness and observe student’s activities/actions assessing behavior including communicating rules, expectations and consequences
·       Promotes the mission and values of the School District
·       Assists in the development and maintenance of a positive learning environment
·       Adhere to federal, state and district student data confidentiality and privacy laws
·       Observe, monitor, and communicate student progress to teachers, parents and administrators
·       Facilitate communication between the county and district related to the Truancy Mediation process and participate in mediation meetings as necessary and appropriate
·       Other duties as assigned
 
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
·       Frequent:  walking, standing, bending, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing
 
All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and to model and promote a welcoming working and learning environment.  Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and to demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement.  Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and to be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
 
It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.