Specialist, Behavioral (Student Services)

Midland County, TX
Aug 28, 2022
Jan 03, 2023
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
POSITION: Behavioral Specialist


NO. OF DAYS: 197


REPORTS TO: Director Guidance Counseling

DIVISION: Certified

DEPARTMENT: Administration

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Valid Texas Teaching Certificate
  • Counseling Certification or LPC preferred

EXPERIENCE: Three years experience as a classroom teacher preferred

Position Function/Purpose

Plan and provide support to campus administrators and staff for students with behavioral issues. Access students, provide intervention strategies to maximize academic functions and increase independent performance.


Instructional Management

1. Develop and implement behavioral plans for students.

2. Consistently monitor progress o specific plans developed for students.

3. Provide appropriate time, resource and material to support staff in

accomplishing behavior goals for students.

School/Organization Climate

4. Work collaboratively with all campuses in assisting staff with students

with severe behavioral/emotional problems.

5. Present a positive professional attitude.

School/Organization Improvement

6. Contribute to recommendations for least restrictive environment options

for students with severe behavioral/emotional problems.

7. Present training to all staff on implementation of specific behavioral programs for


8. Utilizes current assessment data on students to develop an effective

behavioral intervention.

Personnel Management

9. Assist in developing training options for staff in serving children with

severe behavioral/emotional problems.

10. Provides support in implementing special education programs for

students with behavioral/emotional problems.

11. Assists with recommendations for maintenance of ROPES facility.

Student Management

12. Demonstrates knowledge regarding behavioral interventions for

students with behavioral/emotional problems.

13. Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding

special education services.

14. Demonstrates knowledge regarding behavioral interventions for

students with behavioral/emotional problems.

15. Demonstrates an ability to work well with students with

behavioral/emotional problems.

School/Community Relations

16. Collaborates with families, students, and campus staff in developing

programs and services for students with severe behavioral/emotional problems.

17. Provides for family counseling services when service is established in the ARD.

Professional Growth and Development

18. Observe professional and ethical standards in accordance with

generally accepted community standards and the Texas Education Agency

code of ethics.

19. Use information and insights provided through assessment instruments,

the district appraisal process, evaluative feedback from the supervisors,

and professional development programs to improve performance.

20. Demonstrate knowledge acquired through multicultural sensitivity training

in daily interactions with others.

21. Perform such other duties as may be assigned or as may be necessary

for job effectiveness.


Minimum Education/Certification:
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Preferred valid Texas Mid-Management Certification or Certified Instructional Supervisor
  • State licensed Counselor or Counselor Certification

Special Knowledge/Skills:

  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction
  • Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teaching effectiveness
  • Strong communications, public relations, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population

Minimum Experience:
  • Three years experience as a classroom teacher preferred

Terms of Contract (or Employment): According to district approved calendar

  • Emotional - Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Physical - Moderate carrying and lifting. Standing, sitting, walking, use of fingers, eyes and ears
  • Environment - Inside normal office environment

  • Typewriter
  • Computer
  • Copy Machine
  • 10-Key Calculator
  • Fax Machine
  • Document imaging machine/scanner


    The environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be able to maintain emotional control under stress. Occasionally required to travel to facilities within the district. May be required to work after school and weekends.

    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 description of all work requirements and responsibilities. Additionally, the minimum level of education noted as a requirement could be supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) as determined by the hiring manager.

    • Position Type:Full-time
    • Positions Available:3
    Job Category :Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Woodrow Bailey
    • 615 W. MISSOURI
    • MIDLAND,Texas 79705
    • Phone: 432-240-1800
    • Email: click here