Behavior Program Lead Teacher

Educational Services Unit 6   Milford, NE   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 17, 2022

Educational Service Unit 6 is seeking applicants for Behavior Program Lead Teacher

The Behavior Program Lead Teacher designs, develops and implements the ESU 6 behavior program that serves a multiple school district consortium.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead educator for design, development and implementation of ESU 6 behavior program serving multiple school district consortium.
  • Teaches assigned classes and performs related duties.
  • Provides for the reasonable care and safety of students under the teacher’s supervision.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities as assigned.
  • Provides care for students, including reporting suspected child abuse or neglect to supervisor and provides medication administration as assigned.
  • Leads team meetings for the development of IEPs and provisions of IEPs.
  • Performs duties of special education case management.
  • Develops and maintains a positive rapport with students, parents, district and community partners.
  • Develops and maintains a positive and professional working relationship with other staff and administration.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information concerning colleagues, students, and parents.
  • Adheres to the code of ethics of ESU 6 and the code of ethics set forth in NDE Rule 27.
  • Establishes and enforces expectations for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among the students for whom they are responsible.
  • Observes and evaluates students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Establishes clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicates those objectives to students.
  • Develops and implements individualized behavior plans to analyze student strengths and needs.
  • Prepares materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Adapts teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Confers with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning.
  • Assigns and grades class work and homework.
  • Confers with parents or guardians, teachers, counselors, and administrators in order to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Meets with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and to determine priorities for their children and their resource needs.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws, ESU 6 policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Provides a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use.
  • Meets with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Prepares reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Instructs and monitors students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Attends professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence and perform duties.
  • Selects, stores, orders, issues, maintains and inventories classroom equipment, ESU 6 property, materials, and supplies.
  • Regular and reliable on-site attendance is an essential function of this job.

  • QUALIFICATIONS Masters degree in Special Education or related field required. Three years or more of professional and/or public school work with children and youth with behavior disorders preferred. Valid Driver's License; Appropriate teaching certification or licensure to work directly with students verified with emotional disturbance required (BCBA Preferred).

  • SALARY RANGE Commensurate with education and experience

  • Benefits Include: Health/Dental Insurance, Vision Service Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Payflex, 403(b), Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (NPERS), Wellness Program, Paid Sick Leave, Personal Days and Bereavement Leave.