Kennedy Krieger Institute

MANAGER, SCHOOL BEHAVIOR SERVICES

Vacancy ID
5391
Pos. Category
Special Education
Job Location : Street
1750 E. Fairmount Avenue
# of Hours
40.00
Job Locations
US-MD-Baltimore
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

the Manager of School Behavioral Services will oversee the provision of behavioral services to a varied population of students in a non-public setting.  The Manager of School Behavioral Services provides direct and indirect supervision to staff providing behavioral services to students and managing positive behavioral supports across the assigned school program. This includes overseeing the completion of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and development of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) by Behavior Specialists, providing the necessary training for Specialists and Analysts to complete FBAs and BIPs according to standards. The incumbent collaborates with other program administrators to ensure the delivery IEP based and programmatic behavioral supports as well as ensuring compliance with all Federal, State, and local requirements in these areas.  This individual participates as a member of the administrative team, providing data for systematic review, participating in admission procedures, inter-school transfers, and classroom assignments. This staff person also assists with daily assignments of classroom and Behavior Resource staff and serves as a transportation liaison as it pertains to behavioral issues.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate with the Program’s Educational Director and Director of Psychological and Behavioral Services to oversee the development and implementation behavioral services, including the administration of Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and the development, revision and monitoring of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs).
  2. Supervise the development, implementation, and monitoring of school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports.
  3. Provide ongoing monitoring of progress of behavioral goals.  Produce necessary documentation for the IEP team, including annual summaries, progress reports on behavioral goals, aide justifications, FBA reports, and BIPs.  Attend and present at IEP meetings as needed.
  4. Coordinate, conduct, and monitor crisis management training and certification for staff in conjunction with other school programs.  Participate in and contribute to staff in-services, including the design, delivery, and evaluation of training related to all aspects of behavior management.  Maintain data regarding staff training.
  5. Recruit, orient, train, observe, supervise and evaluate all Behavioral Services staff.
  6. Responsible for day-to-day deployment and assignment of Behavioral Services staff and assigned Program Aides.
  7. Assist ACT office with reviewing students for intake and admissions. Provide feedback regarding behavioral management concerns as well as student placement options, as appropriate.
  8. Maintain and monitor school-wide databases and oversee input of data into individual and school-wide spreadsheets and databases. Ensure that all behavior management statistics are provided as needed for Cross-Campus, Continuous Quality Improvement Reviews, IEP meetings, and other meetings as requested.
  9. Oversee the processing of transportation-based disciplinary referrals.  Monitor consultation provided by Behavior Specialists and Coordinators, and attend transportation-related team meetings as needed.  Provide consultation to Local School System transportation staff regarding behavior management on the bus.
  10. Monitor compliance with State and Federal regulations regarding behavior and crisis-management procedures.
  11. Provide independent fieldwork supervision for individuals seeking Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification, as needed.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess and maintain certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
  • Must possess and maintain licensure in Maryland as a Licensed Behavior Analyst.

 

EDUCATION:

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology, Behavior Analysis, Education, or other degree program as required by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience working with behaviorally challenged special education students, including some experience in the supervision of staff is required.

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