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Behavioral Interventionist - Red Lake School District, ISD#38


Behavioral Interventionist

Red Lake School District, ISD#38

P.O. Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671

218-679-3353 ext. 1001

Posted: 03/04/21; Until Filled

JOB TITLE: Behavioral Interventionist (anticipated opening); beginning the 2021-22 SY

BUILDING: Assigned to the Ponemah School

REPORTS TO: Principal

TERMS: Per Teacher's Master Agreement

JOB PURPOSE: The Behavioral Interventionist position is responsible for assisting general education teachers in providing targeted and intensive support for students who are academically and/or behaviorally challenged and therefore, at risk for school success.


1. A Bachelor's Degree in education is required; or, a degree with a behavioral endorsement or emphasis is preferred.

2. The candidate should have five years of teaching experience that includes experience with American Indian children and or, children at risk for academic success.

3. The candidate should possess and demonstrate considerable knowledge of effective and varied teaching strategies, classroom accommodations, modifications, and varied assessment techniques.

4. The candidate must have formal Restorative Practices training and Circle to Repair Harm training; Trainings rooted in Social-Emotional Learning are preferred as well.

5. The candidate must also have current or be able to obtain current Crisis Prevention Institution (CPI) training and must maintain certification annually.

6. The candidate must possess knowledge of various methods of data collection and subsequent analysis and interpretation of data to drive appropriate instructional and behavioral interventions.

7. Must possess ability to effectively observe student and teacher performance and provide feed- back to the teacher, parents, and administration to improve teaching and learning.

8. Must possess ability to effectively organize and present information both orally and in writing.

9. Must demonstrate ability to work effectively with parents.

Essential Duties:

1. Behavioral Interventionist will collaborate with School Psychologist and/or teachers licensed in the area of Emotional Behavioral Disorders to develop positive behavior interventions and supports for students in the ADSIS Program.

2. Provides direct services to identified students that may include instruction, monitoring behavior management systems and problem solving strategies.

3. Assists teachers in the identification and development of individualized/behavioral interventions intended to change behavior, using evidence based strategies to change behaviors.

4. Supports teachers in collecting required documentation for activities to include appropriate analysis of student progress, planning for and implementing behavior plans, and conducting data collection.

5. Collaborates with administration, teachers, and special education staff to identify, plan, and implement professional development activities and determine follow-up as needed.

6. Assists teachers in the development of instructional materials, accommodations, modifications, and assessments needed for students who are educated in the general education classroom setting.

7. Participates in eligibility and IEP meetings as required by Child Study Committee meetings, resulting in a continuum of services as determined.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

Unless reasonable accommodations can be made, while performing this job the staff member shall:

1. Use strength to lift items needed to perform the functions of the job.

2. Sit, stand, and walk for required periods of time.

3. Speak and hear.

4. Use close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception along with the ability to focus vision.

5. Communicate effectively orally and in writing using proper grammar and vocabulary.

6. Reach with hands and arms, use hands and fingers to handle objects to operate tools, computers, and controls as required.

Verification of Competency

• Completed District application and resume'.

• Documentation to support the qualifications requirements as listed above.

• Three letters of reference from former employers or other professional resources.

• Successful completion of employment interview.

To apply send complete District application, cover letter, resume, and credentials to: Human Resources, Red Lake School District #38, PO Box 499, Red Lake, MN 56671, fax to (218)679-2321, or email to

Ashley Nelson

Human Resources

Red Lake Schools #38

(218) 679-5102 Office

(218) 679-2321 Fax


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