Intervention Specialist -Unit Rise

West Clermont Local School District

Rise Position: West Clermont Local School District has openings for an Intervention Specialist (Rise) for the 2021-2022 school year.

Rise Position Summary: West Clermont is seeking intervention specialists to provide academic and behavioral instruction, support and services in a West Clermont’s Rise Program classroom within an elementary (K-5) building for students with significant social-emotional and behavioral needs (i.e., students identified with behavior disabilities and/or being served under the ED disability category).
Intervention Specialists will be responsible for planning, executing and delivering academic, behavioral and social-emotional instruction on a daily basis. Teachers are supported by and supervise paraprofessionals. Teachers collaborate with a multidisciplinary team (e.g., general education teachers, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, etc.) to meet student needs. Experience with best practices for supporting students with emotional/behavior needs is desired (e.g., positive behavior supports, trauma-informed strategies, and crisis prevention/intervention, etc.).

Rise Teacher Qualifications:
Ohio licensure as an Intervention Specialist (Rise) – Moderate to Intensive preferred, but not required.

Rise Program Overview: A program to serve students with significant social-emotional and behavioral needs. The program will focus on strengthening pro-social behavior skills and strategies to manage emotions. Students may still participate in the general education setting for parts of the day when appropriate, as determined by the IEP team.

Rise Program Features: Students are supported by program staff with ongoing professional development in the area of positive behavior principles, trauma informed strategies, and crisis prevention and intervention. Students have access to direct social-emotional skill instruction, consistent schedules and routines, clear behavioral expectations with frequent feedback and access to calming areas. Students may access mental health services with parent/guardian permission. Services are provided using a team approach.

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