Professional Developer, Behavior Intervention Plans and Functional Behavior Assessment

Missouri State University
June 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:$52,000- $53,500
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Title Professional Developer, Behavior Intervention Plans and Functional Behavior Assessment

Work Location Springfield Campus Department Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning HR Home Department 020431 AGENCY FOR TEACHING, LEADING & LNG Pay Grade 45 Proposed Salary $52,000- $53,500 Position only available to current, regular, full-time Missouri State University employees? No, Position is available to all applicants. Appointment Type Full Time Regular Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt General Function

The Professional Developer for the Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning provides a comprehensive, sustained, and intensive approach to improving teachers' and principals' effectiveness in raising student achievement. The Professional Developer aligns courses, workshops, consultation, modeling, etc. with state student academic achievement standards as well as related local educational agency and school improvement goals. The Professional Developer works with school principals and/or school-based teacher leaders to support the evaluation of student and teacher learning needs based on a review of data on teacher and student performance, the development of educator learning goals, the implementation of learning strategies that improve instructional effectiveness and student achievement, the provision of job-embedded coaching to support the transfer of new knowledge and skills to the classroom, and regular assessment of identified learning goals, improved teaching, and the ability of all students in meeting state academic achievement standards. The Professional Developer completes reporting and implementation requirements and participates in all Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning staff meetings. The Professional Developer works collaboratively with the Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning and Missouri State University faculty and staff in efforts relating to improving student achievement and teacher effectiveness.

Description of Primary Duties

This Professional Developer will provide training, observation, feedback, coaching, tools and resources to help school districts in our region in improving academic and social/behavioral outcomes for all students, but especially students with disabilities, with the development and implementation of effective behavior management strategies, Behavior Intervention Plans and Functional Behavior Assessments.

The Behavior Intervention Specialist will assist in conducting and coordinating Functional Behavior Assessments and in developing Behavior Intervention Plans that address students' inappropriate behaviors and provide a means to help the students become more academically successful.


Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education: A Master's degree in the field of Education from an accredited four-year college or University is required.

Experience: At least five years of successful teaching or public school administrative experience is required by the time the incumbent starts in the position.

Skills: The ability to develop training materials and gather and report research data and program evaluation projects is required. Knowledge and understanding of current research-based instructional and assessment practices and methodologies is required. Presentation experience with adult audiences both small and large is required. The ability to express complex ideas clearly and concisely in writing, as well as the ability to speak effectively to large and small groups is required, including the ability to utilize training methods that will actively engage adult learners. Knowledge and skills in common formative assessment, effective instructional practices, data-driven decision making, and collaborative teaming applicable in all core academic areas is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Expertise in teacher/administrator evaluation is preferred.

Other: The nature of this position frequently requires attendance at evening and/or weekend activities, including national, state, and local conferences and meetings. Travel is necessary. This position transports a laptop and a projector and quantities of informational brochures unassisted to professional development sessions located both on- and off-campus.

Additional Qualifications

Training and experience in Trauma-Informed Care, or the ability to complete training within six months of hire.

Link to Job Description https:// www. Open Date 05/11/2023 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) 06/09/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants

Official Transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement

Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, [email protected], 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Posting Number 20230133FTS

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  • Are you a current full-time regular Missouri State University employee?
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  • Unofficial Transcripts - 1
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  • Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  • Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
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