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Behavior Interventionist 2014 2015 School Year

Posted 2014-06-27
Job Description

Behavior Interventionist
2014 2015 School Year

The Behavior Interventionist at UP Academy holds primary responsibility for overseeing the implementation of an effective, rigorous in-school suspension process. The Behavior Interventionist will work closely with students struggling with misbehavior. This individual will support those students, their families, and their teachers in an effort to fundamentally change the successes they are realizing within UP Academy.

Specific Responsibilities:
Implement a rigorous, no-excuses, high-expectations program of in-school suspension;
Provide consistent and high academic and behavioral expectations;
Support the ongoing supports for students struggling with misbehavior, both when attending in-school suspension and when transitioning back to their regular classes;
Communicate effectively with students, families, and colleagues; and
Participate in an intensive staff orientation and training for up to four weeks prior to the school year.

A passionate belief in UP Academys mission, values, and educational model;
An extraordinarily high bar for student behavior and expectations;
An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;
An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;
Proven track-record of high achievement;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;
A sense of humility in the face of success;
Drive to improve the minds and lives of students in and out of the classroom;
A high-school diploma or GED;
Forty-eight (48) Credit Hours of College Coursework or an Associates Degree, or a passing score on one of the two following Formalized Standardized Assessments: ParaPro Assessment ( ) or WorkKeys Certificate of Proficiency for Teacher Assistants ( ); and
Current authorization to work in the United States A candidate must have such authorization by his or her first day of employment.

We offer a competitive compensation package, including, when relevant, a salary equal to (and in some cases above) the district scale and comprehensive health benefits.

To Apply:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit and formally apply for this position through our on-line application system.

UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or qualified job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. This policy extends to, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination.

NOTE: Please note that some of the elements contained in the job description are subject to bargaining obligations established by state and federal statuses and regulations including but not limited to M.G.L. c.71, §89 and are subject to change.

Terms: BTU, Group I
Please refer to the Salary Compensation section on the Career Site for more information on compensation. Salaries are listed by Union and Grade/Step.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Job


Tarah Mohika

Company Description

UP Education Network is a nonprofit school management organization whose mission is to rapidly transform chronically underperforming district schools into extraordinary schools that sustain high achievement over time. Our turnaround schools ensure that students acquire the knowledge, skills, and strength of character necessary to succeed on the path to college and to achieve their full potential. UP Education Network currently operates four schools, UP Academy Charter School of Boston (grades 6-8), UP Academy Leonard Middle School (grades 6-8), UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester (grades K1-5), and UP Academy Oliver (grade 6). Across our network, we will serve more than 2500 students in Boston and Lawrence in fall 2014.

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