Behavior Paraprofessional
Description

SUMMARY


Take a proactive approach to curbing negative student behaviors for identified at-risk 31a

students that could impede the student’s ability to receive classroom instruction. In one-on-

one and small-group settings, deliver appropriate, collaboratively designed behavior

interventions. Monitor progress to determine effectiveness of intervention strategies


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

? In concert with teachers, administrators, and other personnel, develop appropriate

behavior intervention plans.

? Establish clear behavior objectives for at-risk 31a students, either independently or in

conjunction with classroom teachers or teaching teams

? Work with small groups or individual students to teach and coach the effective

implementation of positive behavior strategies

? Observe students in settings in which problem behaviors often occur to identify possible

triggers that might be removed or minimized for that student.

? Review behavior data to determine if behavior intervention is having the desired impact

? Other duties as assigned.


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

? Bachelor’s degree required

? Ability to identify and implement appropriate behavior interventions for eligible students,

as acquired through a combination of education and experience

? Ability to analyze and use data

? Demonstrated commitment to young people’s learning success and achievement

? Evidence of ability to plan own activity and to work cooperatively with other staff

members for planning purposes; able to frequently adjust the location, setting and pace

of work.