Intervention Specialist

Best Point

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is actively seeking Intervention Specialist for our education programs. The Intervention Specialist provides direct classroom academic instruction to students and creates/aligns lesson plans to state content standards. Intervention Specialist participates in the development of each client’s individual education plan (IEP) and strategy sheet.

 

-$1,500 sign-on bonus for licensed Intervention Specialist

 

– Position follows a 10-month education schedule, paid across 12-months (receiving the summer months of June and July off)

 

– Position is eligible for full benefits (dental/health/vision, PTO, 403B, Tuition Assistance, Public Loan Forgiveness)

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Administration Participates as a member of a treatment team in planning individualized approaches for each child and familiarizes self with the student’s case record.  Completes all assigned paperwork such as, but not limited to, lesson plans, incident and restraint reports, IEPs, IEP Progress Reports and grades for report cards.  Administers educational testing and assessments.  Maintains student work portfolios in alignment with program standards.
Internal and External Collaboration:  Communicates weekly with the student’s parents /guardians. Lead communication efforts regarding student progress. Actively collaborates with other agency programs (example The Upper or Lower School, DT Ed) to ensure client needs are being met and to benchmark and share resources and expertise.  Actively participates in daily debriefings, student and staff meetings.
Direct Client Service:  Provides individualized direct classroom academic instruction to students and creates and aligns lesson plans to state content standards.  Participates in the development of each client’s individual education plan and strategy sheet. Ensures implementation as prescribed by the IEP and strategy sheet. Conducts on-going progress monitoring of students’ IEP goals and uses data to adjusts academic and behavior interventions. Functions as a positive role model at all times to promote age appropriate social skills, self-care, problem solving, modulation of mood and maintaining appropriate body boundaries.
Quality Assurance and Effectiveness:  Ensures that lesson plans are aligned to Ohio Department of Education standards and instruction follows the state operating standards for serving children with disabilities. Ensures that classroom instruction is engaging, and instruction is differentiated to meet the individual student’s skills.  Utilizes assessment data and IEP goals to influence lesson plan development. Participates in adjusting student’s treatment and IEP plans as needed to maximize progress.  Supports student’s growth and academic achievements. 

Minimum Education, Experience and Other Skill Requirements:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Education from an accredited college or university and a license through the state of Ohio as an Intervention Specialist. A valid driver’s license is required.  Must possess minimum technical skills including familiarity with Microsoft Windows and ability to use standard Microsoft Office applications.

 

Culture:

 

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is Greater Cincinnati’s most prolific non-profit specializing in education, behavioral and therapeutic health services and autism services for vulnerable, at-risk youth, their families, and caregivers.

 

Best Point Education & Behavioral Health is proud to embrace our ideals of an equal opportunity workplace by actions as well as our words. We lead our community with respect and tolerance, internally and externally, and we expect our employees to embrace this ideal and express it in their day-to-day interactions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

 

To apply for this job email your details to rlaudat@bestpoint.org