The Intervention Specialist provides assessment and identifies, designs, implements, and adapts school intervention activities for children 0 to 22 years old. This position will act as an advisor to staff and families, participate as a member of the educational and counseling team to design, implement, and manage programs to address behavior issues. The Intervention Specialist will also provide training to staff, support personnel, and parents, and maintain appropriate related documentation, records and reports.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
•Identifies behavior concerns and develops behavior assessment plans;
•Provides consultation regarding programs to teachers, parents, administrators and school counselors, and other support staff;
•Assists instructional staff and clinicians in identifying and addressing issues to positively impact the student;
•Provides assessments in all required developmental and psycho-social areas and identified areas of concern;
•Provides training, guidance, and staff development to staff, parents, and others;
•Writes behavioral assessments plans;
•Develops and implements effective communication strategies and behavior support techniques related to the student’s behavioral and emotional concerns;
•Performs related duties as required.
Experience assessing students; developing and implementing behavioral assessment plans; assessing student capabilities and conducting presentations;
Skill developing and presenting training activities; collaborating with individuals, groups, public, and private agency personnel; and consulting with special and general education service providers;
Knowledge of appropriate psycho-social and classroom strategies and implementation techniques for students with behavioral and social challenges; behavior intervention methodology/techniques; classroom management techniques; student assessment methods, diagnostic techniques and applications; parent training for behavioral and social challenges;
Ability to present complex information on behavior, behavioral assessment, and implementation of behavior plans to staff; work independently; communicate and collaborate effectively in both written and oral form; establish priorities and meet deadlines; travel to various locations; manage various assignments simultaneously; work as part of a multi-disciplinary team; work with children that have behavioral, learning, and social challenges;
Physical Abilities include sitting for extended periods, reaching, lifting and carrying, fine manual dexterity, pulling, pushing, talking/hearing, near and far visual acuity/depth perception/color vision/field of vision.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field;
•Two (2) years experience working with children and/or adult clients in a social-work or related setting;
•Experience writing behavioral assessment plans.
•Master’s degree in Child Development, Psychology, Social Work, or related field;
•Experience providing inservice trainings;
•Experience working in a California school district or County Office of Education;
NECESSARY MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION
•Completed Ed-Join Online application;
•Letter of application/introduction;
•Copy of a Bachelor’s Degree;
•Three (3) current (dated and signed within three years) letters of reference;(electronic signatures will not be excepted)
•All application materials must be received on-line by the stated deadline.
SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
760 E. Brier Dr., San Bernardino, CA 92408• (909) 386-9561
Internet Address: www.sbcss.k12.ca.us
This facility is handicapped accessible
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
All applications must be submitted through Ed-Join. Go to the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools website at wwww.sbcss.k12.ca.us; click on Employment and Careers; then click on www.edjoin.org; and attach your online profile to this job posting #. If you are disabled and need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process, please call (909) 386-2613.
All employment offers are made contingent upon ability to pass a pre-placement physical examination. State law requires all of our employees to be fingerprinted for the purpose of a confidential background investigation and prohibits the commencement of employment until the background investigation has been completed. Proof of freedom from active tuberculosis based upon an intra dermal test must be furnished at time of employment. Public Law 99 603 (Immigration, Naturalization & Control Act of 1986) requires that all employees hired after November 6, 1986 provide proof of work eligibility. Therefore, if hired, please be prepared to present appropriate documentation verifying identity and ability to work legally in the U.S.