As a member of a three-person, multidisciplinary classroom team, the Classroom Behavior Specialist/Milieu Counselor ensures that students are assisted using effective behavioral support strategies. The Classroom Behavior Specialist/Milieu Counselor utilizes positive behavior interventions, behavior analytic principles, and strong relationships to support students in all daily activities. This individual provides active supervision both within and outside of the classroom, models social interactions between students, and intervenes effectively in periods of behavioral dysregulation. Additionally, the Classroom Behavior Specialist/Milieu Counselor collects and analyzes daily behavioral data, completes necessary reports, and collaborates in the implementation of behavior support plans.
Working with a classroom team made up of a Special Education Teacher and Assistant Teacher, the Classroom Behavior Specialist/Milieu Counselor creates a respectful, safe, and inclusive environment for the six to ten students in their classroom. This self-motivated individual communicates clearly, maintains calm, and has an enthusiastic approach to their work.
If this sounds like you, we are eager to meet you and have you as a member of our team at Manville School!
ABOUT MANVILLE SCHOOL
Manville School, a program of the Baker Center for Children and Families, is a therapeutic day school providing special education, clinical, and behavioral support for students in kindergarten through tenth grade with complex social-emotional, behavioral, and learning needs.
Manville School's extended school year (Summer Program) runs for 20 days during July and August, 4 days per week. The program focuses on maintaining academic and social skills, and preventing regression of behavioral skills. In addition to morning academic instruction, students participate in weekly PE, Art, OT, and SLP group lessons. Daily enrichment activities, including field trips and in-house programs, are organized for students.
Manville provides services for up to 115 students from over 50 school districts in the greater Boston area, and has approximately 100 educational, clinical, and behavioral staff members. Manville integrates comprehensive, evidence-based clinical services, innovative educational programming, and tiered behavioral supports to ensure that students with unique needs experience social-emotional development and academic success. For more information on Manville School, visit bakercenter.org/manville.
Manville School believes that all of its members - including students, staff, and caregivers - have a right to feel safe, seen, and respected. Manville School values and celebrates all identities and a community of diversity and belonging for all.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
Gain experience and further your career in a highly regarded, reputable organization
Work in a supportive, collegial, and collaborative atmosphere
Exposure to a variety of educational disciplines and methods through engaging professional development
Opportunity to work as a full-time Classroom Behavior Specialist/Milieu Counselor during the 2023-2024 school year
1+ year(s) of related experience working with children/adolescents
Strong communication, behavioral support skills, empathy, and curiosity
Must be flexible and able to respond to behavioral challenges quickly and safely
A Bachelor's Degree is preferred, though not required
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
This is a 5 week/20 day program with a salary range of $4,200 - $5,200 depending on experience, knowledge, skills, and accomplishments.
The health and safety of our employees and the children/families we serve is our top priority. All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of Covid-19 vaccination to meet our pre-employment requirements.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Diverse and multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Baker Center for Children and Families is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.