LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT PARAPROFESSIONAL - DALLIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


Arlington Public Schools
Arlington, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3071897 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: March 26, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

POSITION: SPECIAL EDUCATION BEHAVIORAL SUPPORT PERSONNEL

JOB GOAL: The Special Education Behavioral Support Personnel (BSP) will support special educators by working with students in general education and special education settings to enable them to access the curriculum.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
Certified Registered Behavior Technician
Experience working with children
Ability to coordinate with and work as a member of a team that includes Principal, Classroom Teacher, Special Educators, other building staff, related service personnel, clinicians and parents
Current Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) Certification or Equivalent
Must have experience with and demonstrated ability to support students with social-emotional and behavioral challenges
Strong written and verbal communication skills

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.0 Full Time Equivalent
Implements behavior management plan as written
Assists with crisis management plans, including physical management per behavior management protocols when required
Establishes emotionally supportive rapport with student
Travels to general education classes with student as needed
Accurately implements content, instructional and performance modifications as designed by the classroom teacher, special education liaison, and BCBA
Ensures information is shared between other support personnel when this individual is on scheduled breaks.
Participates in classroom planning meetings or other organizational meetings, as well as professional development as determined by principal and or special education department
Greets student upon arrival to school, assists with student dismissal and debriefs with teacher at the end of the day


Arlington values diversity. We strongly encourage candidates of varied backgrounds, including people of color, persons with disabilities and others to apply

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Salary: $120 to $140 Per Day

Equal Opportunity Employer
Arlington Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
All employees must have a criminal background check - CORI and Fingerprinting

This position is for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year. There is a possibility it will lead to a regular position in the 2019-2020 school year.
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.
    1. Please describe any experience you have had working with children with behavioral and social/emotional challenges.
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Samantha Karustis, Assistant Principal
    185 Florence Ave
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02476
    Phone: (781) 316-3722
    Email: skarustis@arlington.k12.ma.us