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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3185526
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 11, 2019

Job Description






Job Title: Extended Behavioral Support Interventionist           


Department: Instruction/Special Populations                                                                 


Date Reviewed: August 2017                                                          


Reports To: Building Principal



Grade: Teacher Schedule, 10 month/200 day


Purpose of Job

To provide support to students in the Extended Behavioral Support (EBS) Classes, specifically relating to the social, emotional, and behavioral development of the students.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities


The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.


  • Works cooperatively with members of the EBS team in assessing and evaluating each student in order to provide services in the least restrictive environment.
  • Evaluates/re-evaluates each child for particular strengths and weaknesses utilizing appropriate assessments in order to monitor progress and make required changes.
  • Assists in writing Individual Educational Program goals for students, specifying weaknesses, techniques and remediation, required materials and resources, and estimated time for achievement.
  • Acts as lead in writing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Plans for students.
  • Works cooperatively with classroom teachers to communicate the abilities and deficits of the students to the necessary staff.
  • Conferences with parents regarding the social and behavioral needs of students.
  • Continues professional learning in the area of behavior to improve strategy implementation.
  • Keeps accurate, up-to-date records pertinent to the services.
  • Assists in creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and incites student interest.
  • Serves as a model for the district’s mission, vision and goals.
  • Ensures that all necessary and reasonable precautions are taken to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation, to include confidentiality of all student information.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings. Serves on staff committees and conducts professional learning sessions pertaining to behavioral needs.
  • Maintains a standard of performance and conduct as required by state, law, local Board of Education, and community expectations.
  • Supervises pupils at school related functions to include on and off campus activities.
  • Certified to restrain based on the district’s chosen restraint program.
  • Instructs necessary personnel utilizing the district’s chosen restraint program.


Additional Job Functions

Performs other duties as required.



Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • A valid Tennessee Teacher’s Certificate with the appropriate endorsement and/or
  • Specialized training in and demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of behavior management skills utilized in classrooms with students who have special needs.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.



Considerable knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the school system, and supervisory practices as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position. Capability to develop and implement long-term goals. Knows how to keep abreast of any changes in statutes, policy, procedures and methods as they pertain to public education. Is able to effectively communicate and interact with subordinates, supervisors, members of the general public, and other groups involved in the operation of the school system. Is able to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Has good organizational, management, interpersonal, and technical skills. Is able to use independent judgment and discretion in supervising subordinates, including the handling of emergency situations, determining and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.






Must be physically able to operate a variety of office machines. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to twenty pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to ten pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those for active work. Must be able to lift and/or carry weight of twenty to forty pounds.



Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable, functional, technical, structural and compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things.



Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information, Includes giving assignments and/or directions to coworkers and assistants.



Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documentation, directions, instructions and methods and procedures related to maintenance operations. Requires the ability to write reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Requires the ability to speak with and before others with poise, voice control and confidence using correct English and a well-modulated voice.



Requires the ability to learn and understand relatively complex principles and techniques; to make independent judgments in absence of supervision.



Requires the ability to record and deliver information to supervisors and officials; to explain procedures and policies; and to follow verbal and written instructions, guidelines and objectives.



Requires the ability to add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages; determine time and weight; and utilize statistical inference.



Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape visually.



Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in using automated office and departmentally-related equipment.



Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, hand and power tools, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have the ability to use both hands for twisting or turning. Must have high level of hand and eye coordination.



Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.



Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions such as in interpreting policies, decisions and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under considerable stress.



Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking – expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words) (hearing – perceiving nature of sounds by ear).



The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the school system may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
  • Contact Information

    • T.J. Perry
    • 621 Gracey Avenue
    • Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

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