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Behavior Intervention Coordinator (22-23SY)

Central Office | Oakland, CA | Full Time

Job Description

The Organization

Lighthouse Community Public Schools

At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we are engaged in an educational movement that goes beyond our classrooms working to disrupt inequities by providing our students and families exceptional educational opportunities every day. Grounded in our core values of community, integrity, agency, love, and social justice rooted in the Expeditionary Learning Education Model, LCPS is a leader in fostering innovative schools achieving exceptional student outcomes where each child is at the center of their own learning. Our mission is to prepare diverse students for college, a career of their choice, and to be lifelong changemakers. Founded in 2002, LCPS operates two high-achieving K-12 public charter schools--Lighthouse and Lodestar--serving nearly 1,600 students in East Oakland. Lighthouse is a beacon for public education and our graduates fulfill the promise of a better, brighter Oakland. 

Learn more at www.lighthousecharter.org.

The Opportunity

Behavior Intervention Coordinator

Lighthouse Community Charter School is looking for a Behavior Intervention Coordinator who is relentlessly committed to ensuring that traditionally underserved students achieve our mission of completing college and securing the career of choice. Lighthouse staff believe that this important mission is not only attainable; it is essential to transforming our Oakland community. The Behavior Intervention Coordinator will be an integral part of the multi-tiered systems of support team (MTSS) with a primary focus on ensuring all students receive necessary behavioral and socio-emotional supports to thrive in alignment with the Lighthouse Mission


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement behavior and social-emotional supports across all tiers with an emphasis on Tier 2 and 3
  • Assist in the development of behavior intervention plans
  • Provide support in the implementation of behavior intervention plans through coaching and modeling
  • Lead professional development for staff regarding behavior and social-emotional supports and strategies
  • Collaborate with site leaders to implement interventions, monitor the impact of the supports, and plan for adjustments
  • Collaborate with a range of stakeholders to implement the behavior intervention plan
  • Lead small groups or individual sessions with students to support the development of pro-social behaviors and increase their academic engagement
  • Support students in de-escalating and assessing coping strategies 
  • Support Individual Education Plan (IEP) team with the implementation of systems to track student behavioral data and progress towards goals, as well as structures to analyze the data and make adjustments
  • Attend IEP meetings to report on social-emotional and behavioral strengths and areas for growth and make recommendations for the current IEP
  • Communicate regularly with families to ensure aligned supports for students
  • Participate in professional development and maintain knowledge of best practices in social-emotional and behavioral supports 
  • Collaborate with outside agencies, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree, required
  • Master’s Degree in Education, School Counseling, or Psychology, desired
  • CA Teaching Credential (Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist) or PPS credential, required
  • 5 + years working directly with students in a school-based setting
  • 2+ years of experience leading a team in a school-based setting, preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish, desired

 

Time Commitment


This position is a full-time salaried exempt 12-month position that follows the 233-day school year and summer schedule. Includes approximately 5 weeks of paid holidays/breaks during the school year in addition to 10 days of vacation time during the summer.

 

Supervision

This position reports to the Principal.

 

Our Compensation Package:

At Lighthouse Community Public Schools we take good care of our employees.  We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a competitive salary and generous health and retirement benefits (100% employee health coverage/50% for dependents; 8% employer-matching for retirement program; medical and dependent FSA).

 

TO APPLY:

People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Interested candidates should submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter--Describing why you are an optimal fit for this position and your philosophy of education that describes how you would support students achieving the Lighthouse mission
  • 3 references including a current supervisor
     

Application submission screening will be completed on a rolling basis.   In-person interviews and performance tasks will take place over Zoom.   

Lighthouse Community Public School is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity at all levels.


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