South Burlington School District Employment Opportunities

BEHAVIOR FACILITATOR (.5 FTE) (#119)


G.E. Chamberlin School- Support Staff
South Burlington School District
South Burlington, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3948897 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: June 29, 2022 Starting Date: August 22, 2022

Job Description
South Burlington School District
Position Description
Job Title: Elementary Level Behavior Facilitator
Location: District Assigned School
Job Group: Support Staff
Reports To: Principal
Summary: Under the direction of the Principal/designee, assists in the development and implementation of an
effective student behavioral management plan. Serves as a primary facilitator for the school-wide safety and
discipline system. Maintains student records, serves as a home-school liaison, and assists with special
assignments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: other duties may be assigned as needed.
1. Works as a team member with administration, teachers, psychologists, counselors, and others to cultivate
positive, appropriate relationships with students in order to establish behavior modifications enabling student
learning successes.
a. Serves as a standing member of the Child Advocacy Team (CAT), Positive Behavior Intervention and
Supports (PBIS) team and the Crisis Response Team (CRT). May also serve on Evaluation and Planning
Teams, as needed.
b. Mentors individual and small groups of students.
c. Coordinates special student programs such as the “bus buddy” system, school community initiatives for
food drives, holiday gift-giving, procuring funds for clothing and eyeglasses, and other programs.
d. Addresses student-related bus issues including, but not limited to scheduling issues, misbehavior, and
parent/guardian concerns.
e. Collaborates with administration, teachers, psychologists, and support staff in assisting students with
disruptive behaviors, writing behavior plans, lending classroom support, active meeting participation
concerning behavioral issues, and maintaining communication with parents/guardians.
2. Monitors all aspects of student behaviors; conducts task analysis, data collection, and maintains records and
data sheets for assigned students as required.
a. Implements student behavior objectives in various settings such as, but not limited to: lunchrooms,
classrooms, playgrounds, individual settings, community forums, and educational trips outside the
classroom. Assists in the oversight of recess and lunchroom monitors.
b. Assesses crisis situations and defuses situations using conflict resolution and crisis management
techniques.
3. Maintains confidential student data and records and coordinates information flow to school staff as appropriate.
a. Updates and keeps current data held in the Student Information System(s).
b. Coordinates transitions with sending and receiving schools, including FHT Middle School.
c. Appropriately disseminates information to school staff regarding new students.
4. Remains current on district programs, procedures, trainings, and best practices in the profession; may be
required to attend training in or out of district.
5. May perform other duties as assigned.
General Responsibilities: Oversees the needs of assigned student(s) under the direction of a certified educator
and under general coordinated supervision by the Principal and the Director of Student Support Systems.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate a high degree of
interpersonal and communication skills, an acute attention to detail, and demonstrated flexibility and adaptability.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, social work, or similar discipline
preferred. A minimum of an Associate’s Degree or sixty (60) or more college level credits is required. One or more
years of successful experience in a school setting or work with at-risk students or students who demonstrate
disruptive behaviors. Training in Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is highly desirable.
Demonstrated knowledge of disabilities, laws, teaching principles and methods, and instructional programming is
helpful.
Certifications: Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and First Aid
certification is required. Completion of Behavior Facilitator/Interventionist training coursework within six months of
employment is expected.
Language Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of English: meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and
grammar. The ability to read and interpret documents such as: safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, procedure manuals, and policies is required. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and groups is required.
Mathematical Skills: The ability to understand basic math concepts and applications. Must be able to calculate
figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to assess situations, define problems, draw valid conclusions or solutions, and
implement decisions. Ability to interpret instructions in various formats.
Other Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge in appropriate behavioral intervention strategies,
instructional strategies, developmental learning, communication strategies, use of age appropriate materials and
specialized instructional techniques (vocational skills, social skills, speech-language skills). Knowledge of learning
disabilities, cognitive impairments, autism spectrum disorders, communication impairments. Knowledge of special
education teaching methods, theories, and laws. Good understanding of standard classroom operations and
teaching methods; good ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to
communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form, and demonstrated active listening and advocacy
skills. Ability to plan, organize, and manage time effectively. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all District
requirements and Board policies. Knowledgeable of Microsoft office products, internet and email systems, and
mastery of the subject matter being taught.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are typical of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, kneel, bend, crouch, stoop,
and walk. Reaching with hands, grasping objects and fingering keyboards and equipment is required. The
employee is required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, far, and peripheral
vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires meeting deadlines and interacting with others. The
employee is responsible for assisting others in the safety, well-being, and monitoring work output of students. The
incumbent is expected to lift 35 pounds or more, while assisting students to be mobile. Some physical strength to
restrain, move, or carry students or items.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment varies, but is usually moderate. Outside the classroom and during some
activities, the noise level will be moderate to loud. Occasionally there will be exposure to outside weather
conditions.
Terms of Employment: Per Master Agreement
Evaluation: Annually
Date Approved: November 17, 2015 by DY
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is
not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently
holding this position and additional duties may be assigned. The Board reserves the right to waive the essential
requirements contained in this job description.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
South Burlington School District 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
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Holly Rouelle, Chamberlin Principal
    262 White Street
    South Burlington, Vermont 05403
    Phone: 802-652-7400
    Fax: 802-658-9048
    Email: hrouelle@sbschools.net