Kennedy Krieger Institute


Vacancy ID
Pos. Category
Special Education
Job Location : Street
13313 Old Columbia Pike
# of Hours
Job Locations
US-MD-Silver Spring
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time


this staff member supports classroom, Behavior Resource Specialist, and Mental Health/ Clinical staff.  This includes the training and implementation of crisis management strategies, which reflect knowledge of the range of disabilities treated in the school.  Additionally, this staff assists the Resource Specialists with the implementation and documentation of the behavior management system, including any functional behavior assessments and behavior intervention plans, in concert with teaching staff and the members of the Mental Health team.  This staff member will fulfill all Behavior Resource Specialist duties and responsibilities in the occasional and periodic absence of the Specialist.


  1. Provide programmatic coverage as needed and assigned by supervisor.
  2. Respond to behavioral crises as part of school-wide crisis management procedures.
  3. Implement behavioral goals and objectives for individual students as stated in the IEP.
  4. Implement appropriate behavior management strategies and protocols for students.
  5. Use appropriate documentation materials and maintain appropriate records on students.
  6. Work in classrooms to assist with functional behavioral assessments (FBA), behavior intervention plan conception, implementation (including coordinating acquisition or development of materials necessary to implement protocols), and maintenance.
  7. Assist Resource Specialist to write reports, provide documentation of FBAs and behavior intervention plans.
  8. Review the collection of data for evaluation of effective classroom practice.
  9. Provide Resource Specialist and administration with summarized program data as requested.
  10. Maintain communication with the clinical department and administrators regarding all issues pertaining to students on caseload.
  11. Assist Resource Specialist to conduct behavior and crisis management training and in-service training.
  12. Implement the use of technology in operational and administrative functions in accordance with the National Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for staff.



By the end of the employee’s initial evaluation period, every individual must meet “No Child Left Behind” Legislation standards for highly qualified staff as defined as any one of the following:  1.) possession of an AA Degree, or 2.) completion of two years of college equivalence (minimum 48 credits), or 3.)  a passing score on the state exam for highly qualified staff. 



A minimum of one year of previous experience with disabled population is required.


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