Support Teacher

Best Point

Support Teacher
Full Time/Cincinnati, Ohio

We are currently hiring for the remainder of the 2022 school year and the 2022-2023 school year!  Objective:Teach students within Best Point education programs

 Lower School, Upper School, Day Treatment Education classrooms, and classrooms at the Heidt Center for Excellence


*Full Benefits Package*


Primary Responsibilities:


Administers educational testing and assessments upon request.
Participates as a member of the student’s educational team in planning individualized approaches for the student.
Completes lesson plans when performing long-term substitute responsibilities, within timelines.
Provides IEP Progress Monitoring data, as assigned, in a timely manner.
Internal and External Collaboration 

Works cooperatively with other teachers, and educational assistants.
Actively collaborates with other building and agency professionals to ensure student needs are being met.
When a classroom sub, communicates with teacher on outcomes of lesson plan implementation.
Actively participates in daily debriefings and student meetings when appropriate.
Direct Client Service 

Assists in the implementation of classroom procedures and routines.
Provides direct classroom instruction to students as prescribed in the teacher’s lesson plans or sub folder.
Prepares additional activities and lessons to supplement the prepared teacher’s lessons when the need arises.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of teaching procedures.
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.
Provides crisis intervention including de-escalation ,seclusion, restraint and informal counseling when necessary. 
Assists with the implementation of behavior intervention plans. 
Supervises and interacts with children supporting and encouraging their development.  
Quality Assurance and Effectiveness 

Supports student growth and academic achievements.
Participates in adjusting student’s strategy sheet and IEP plan as appropriate to address student needs. 
Performs all levels of crisis intervention including de-escalation strategies, life space interview, and physical restraint in emergency situations only.
Completes agency approved crisis intervention training.


Minimum Education, Experience and Other Skill Requirements:

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Education from an accredited college or university, and a teaching license through the state of Ohio.  Three or more year experience working with children is required. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

Must possess minimum technical skills including familiarity with Microsoft Windows and ability to use standard Microsoft Office applications.


Work Environment:

Exposed to a combination of office, school and mental health treatment environments.  Exposed to children with behavior problems.  May be exposed to shouting and clients who may be verbally and physically aggressive.  


Physical demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and lift up to 50 pounds.  Must be capable of sustained exertion and be able to participate in the physical restraint techniques and exercises required to ensure safety of clients at all times.   



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.


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