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Behavior Redirector (short term)

William W. & Josephine Dorn Community is currently seeking to fill their open Behavior Redirector (short term) position.

Job Overview

To provide a behavior redirection/intervention program at school site.

Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable accommodation:

  • Provides behavior redirection strategies to reduce the use of punishment techniques and promote learning.
  • Guides student’s behavior from inappropriate to appropriate.
  • Provides immediate and consistent interventions for students with inappropriate, disruptive behavior(s).
  • Meets with students referred for inappropriate behavior(s) and intervenes early in the behavior cycle.
  • Shortens the time a student is out of the classroom due to inappropriate behavior(s).
  • Provides a structured format which helps students investigate their inappropriate behavior(s).
  • Helps students focus on positive choices.
  • Develops written plans with students, teachers and/or families to improve inappropriate behavior(s).
  • Returns student to the classroom, as soon as possible, with a plan for positive choices that enable learning to occur.
  • Keeps accurate records and utilizes district logs for all students served.
  • Serves as a model in developing students’ language and positive behavior.
  • Provides observation and consultation, as needed, for teachers to reduce disruptive, inappropriate student behaviors in the classroom.
  • Attends required trainings annually, as determined by the Counseling Department.
    1. All Behavioral Redirectors must attend Non-violent Crisis Intervention training
    2. New Behavior Redirectors must attend an orientation training.

Duties

In addition to the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must perform the following duties:

  • Complies with state-approved Code of Ethics of the Education Profession and upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives and regulations, school board policies, and local, state and federal regulations.
  • Articulates and facilitates the implementation of the mission and values of William W. & Josephine Dorn Charter Community School.
  • Safeguards confidentiality of privileged information.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate and complete records and reports as required by law, state directives, District policy and administrative regulations.
  • Shares the responsibility for the supervision and care of District inventory, proper and safe use of facilities, equipment and supplies, and reports safety hazards promptly.
  • Maintains professional relationships and works cooperatively with employees, the community and other professionals.
  • Maintains professional competence through individual and staff training, in-service educational activities and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Attends and/or conducts staff meetings and participates on committees within area of responsibility.
  • Regularly attends and participates on the school’s Health and Wellness Team
  • Performs other tasks related to area of responsibilities as requested or assigned by an immediate supervisor.

Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Licensure based on State Department of Education Regulation No. 90-5
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Experience with educational equipment preferred.

Preferences

Preferences include:

  • Education Assistant Experience
  • Behavior Management Experience
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work on multiple projects.

Application Process

Submit a resume and job application (pick up packet from the office) to paloma@dorncharterschool.org.

Contact Information

Paloma Aranda, Director, Email: paloma@dorncharterschool.org