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Behavior Coach

Company: Folium, Inc
Location: York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

position title: Behavior Coach Location: York, PA Job Title: Behavior Coach FLSA: ExemptReports To: Team LeaderDepartment: School Based ServicesSUMMARYResponsible for assisting and reinforcing the classroom teacher. The Behavior Coach actively engages students while building rapport and ensures students are able to form relationships and feel safe within the classroom. Behavior Coaches consistently implement behavioral interventions to ensure learning and growth with student behavior. Behavior Coaches are responsible for data collection and compilation of each individual student in the classroom. In addition to the details and requirements for the employee listed below, Laurel Life expects the employee be committed to incorporating principles of trauma informed care in all areas of service delivery. Commitment to these principles in trauma treatment will be required through attendance in trainings and use of identified evidence based practices. Trauma informed care includes cultural sensitivity and emphasizes a safe and respectful environment for all clients and staff. The Behavior Coach understands, communicates, reinforces the organization's core values and mission, and assists the organization in striving to achieve its vision, mission and goals. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1.Assist and support classroom teacher with all daily activities. 2.Clearly establish classroom rules and expectations in support of overall classroom management. Consistently reinforce and review. 3.Create a positive and safe atmosphere for student growth. 4.Actively engage with students throughout the day through positive reinforcement, classroom management, and behavioral interventions. 5.Establish de-escalation procedures; teach students how to take breaks. 6.Collect daily behavior data for each student and summarize findings on a monthly basis for student file. Complete daily communication log. 7.Present behavior data at monthly district meetings.8.Accepts professional responsibility and serves as a role model for positive, pro-social behavior; modeling respect, responsibility, integrity, empathy, impulse control, emotional self-awareness, and professional boundaries.9.Demonstrates commitment to professional growth by attending all required meetings, trainings and organizational trainings.10.Candidate will have to successfully complete and maintain certification of ESPI training. ESPI techniques are only used in compliance with Folium, Inc. policy and procedure and within guidelines established by third-party experts in the proper and legal use of ESPI.11.May perform other special projects or duties as requested by the Team Leader, Clinical Leader, Supervisor, Regional Director, Managing Director, VP or Chief Executive Officer.SKILLSGood interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to develop effective and meaningful relationships with students. Must be able to remain calm in a crisis situation, identify underlying causes of problem situations, resolve conflicts and de-escalate potentially explosive situations. Must be able to create unique and creative behavioral interventions as part of the therapeutic team. EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS1.Preferred completion of general educational courses as would be needed to obtain a Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, counseling or related area. 2.Experience working within a highly dynamic team environment. WORKING CONDITIONSWork setting is a normal school building or similar facility. Working conditions during recreational programs may involve manual physical activities. Clientele may at times be verbally or physically abusive.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.This job description is not intended to be a contract of employment with the employee. The employee covered by this job description is an at-will employee of Laurel Life.PI208049134

Keywords: Folium, Inc, Baltimore , Behavior Coach, Education / Teaching , York, Maryland

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