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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/20/2019
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Catapult Learning | Tucson, AZ
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Job Description

Overview

The Behavioral Specialist is expected to work very closely with the Program Director to carry out the daily functions described by the Director. The Behavioral Specialist is responsible maintaining a safe school environment where students are given the opportunity for a quality education.

Responsibilities

* Assist the Program Director and Teacher in taking all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students and to prevent damage to school equipment and classroom facilities.
* Possess an understanding of Catapult Learning's philosophy, policies and procedures relating to conduct, discipline and attendance outcomes for students and staff.
* Provide instructional leadership in creating a positive and caring learning environment.
* Demonstrate an understanding of current curricular and instructional practices that promote student achievement and are specifically aimed at students with disabilities and behavioral issues.
* Understand the principles of effective classroom management.
* Implement the behavior improvement program.
* Supervise initiatives that meet appropriate alternative education standards.
* Develop strategies for continuous school improvement.
* Provide direction and leadership regarding safety and security by assisting in student arrival and dismissal process at school entry and exit points and within the classroom setting as well as participating in proper student searches when necessary.
* Communicate effectively with all stakeholders including parents, outside social service agencies and law enforcement.
* Ensure compliance in upholding and enforcing school rules, administrative policies, and state, municipal and federal regulatory guidelines.
* Demonstrate professional conduct with colleagues, students, and parents in accordance with Catapult Learning's policies, procedures and rules.
* Lead by example by being punctual, respectful, and assertive and by guiding staff and students to take pride in their classrooms, school, and community.
* Perform other assigned duties determined by Catapult Learning's needs and business requirements.

Qualifications

* Three years experience working with disruptive and/or at risk youth preferred
* Excellent skills in communication, establishing positive interpersonal relationships and leadership.
* Demonstrated service as a community and school role model.
* Evidence in-depth knowledge of at-risk programs, with in-depth experience working with individuals with exceptional needs.
* Appropriate child abuse clearance and background check.

About Catapult Learning

Catapult Learning is the nation's leading provider of educational services to public, charter, private and religious school students. We partner with educational institutions and schools to provide services that are designed to improve academic achievement for struggling learners. For more than 30 years, Catapult Learning has delivered the highest quality in educational services, generating an unparalleled track record of results and improving the grades and the confidence of students across the country. At Catapult Learning, our mission is to be the preferred partner of schools, school districts, community organizations and families, providing research-based educational and support services designed to improve student achievement. And our core values support our mission.