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Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32084

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Requisition No: 70885 

Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind


Position Number: 48008404 

Salary:  $37,104.83 - $42,054.83 

Posting Closing Date: 08/23/2019 

POSITION TITLE:  Coordinator of Behavioral Support


POSITION TYPE:  BOT Administrator


DEPARTMENT:  Blind Academic


FSDB SALARY RANGE - 230 Days:  $37,104.83 - $42,054.83 annually.  This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.


REQUIREMENTS:  Bachelor’s Degree, from an Accredited College or University (work experience in related area may be substituted at the rate of two (2) years equivalent to one (1) year of college).  Three years of experience in related field. 


PREFEREED: Master’s Degree in Special Education, Psychology or related field.  Certification as a Special Education Teacher, or Board-Certified Behavior Analyst, or School Psychologist, or School Counselor.  Experience with positive behavior and discipline approaches.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.


WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida


WORK HOURS:  Schedule is at least 80 hours biweekly. 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist the Assistant Principals and Principal in the resolution of behavioral challenges  and/or discipline problems and maintain records of any action taken to ensure that the discipline policy is administered in a fair and just manner to ensure that an optimum learning environment is maintained.  Lead investigations and follow-up disciplinary issues with students, including bullying and student misconduct. Investigates student complaints and interviews students and witnesses in disciplinary investigations. Confers with parents, teachers, counselors, support service personnel and students on matters of discipline and welfare.  Provide training and support to teachers and staff regarding data collection and analysis, various behavioral intervention techniques, sensory integration and sensory processing issues, positive classroom management techniques and learning environment designs that facilitate cognitive/social/emotional/behavioral development.  Provide training and coaching to staff on appropriate management of challenging student behaviors.  Conduct FBAs and designs/oversees student behavior plans.  Collaboratively plans and conducts instructional in-service opportunities.  Provide support to staff and shares strategies, ideas, and behavioral best practices. Supervises lunch periods.  Serves on the BORT committee and other committees to enhance the safety of students.  Prepares reports as required/requested and conducts monthly behavioral data chat meetings.  Attends PBS district leadership team meetings, and MTSS team meetings.  Attends intake meetings in the absence of Assistant Principals.  Contacts parents regarding positive and negative behaviors of students.  Other duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of teaching and curriculum development; Knowledge of the principles of human learning and behavior; Knowledge of the function, purpose, and design of FBAs; Ability to write FBAs and behavioral intervention plans; Knowledge of behavior theory and analysis as well as intervention techniques; Ability to work independently and make effective decisions; Ability to communicate effectively with students, school personal and parents, both verbally and in writing; Ability to work cooperatively with others; Ability to analyze negative and positive factors impacting student behaviors; Ability to provide professional development to teachers and staff; Ability to support teachers and staff with classroom management and behavior management; Ability to handle problems, concerns and emotional distress with sensitivity and tact; Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques; Ability to work independently; Ability to understand and apply appropriate rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to discipline; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; Ability to apply the principles of various behavior programs and theories; Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR and CPI.


Applicants who are selected for hire will be encouraged to learn sign language. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.




All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on August 23, 2019.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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