Behavioural Specialist
Edmonton Catholic Schools - Edmonton, AB

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Edmonton Catholic Schools is a large urban school district whose mission is to provide a Catholic education that inspires students to learn and that prepares them to live fully and to serve God in one another. The District is comprised of over 34,000 students and 3,000 employees in 88 schools and other sites.

The District requires a Behavioural Specialist at Ben Calf Robe: St. Clare Elementary/Junior High School to provide school-based intervention services for students with severe behavioural and/or emotional problems as they impact their ability to learn. The job provides professional support to students, teachers, learning coaches, administrators, educational assistants, social workers, other professionals and parents in providing strategies to work with severe behaviours in school-aged children.
The job develops and implements functional behaviour assessments and behaviour intervention plans and strategies. The job contributes to the district’s support services to school-aged children.

This is a 10 month, Out of Scope, Level 5, full-time position with a salary range of
$53,331 - $66,664 to commence August 29, 2013.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 Utilize assessment skills to determine the needs of the student;
 Develop, implement and monitor functional behaviour assessments and behaviour intervention plans to be consistently applied in the child’s varying environments;
 Provide in-depth information regarding relevant diagnosis and applied behavioural analysis;
 Contribute as a multi-disciplinary member of the school team;
 Contribute to the school’s overall capacity and ability to support students in an inclusive setting.

 University degree in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies or related area;
 Minimum three years of experience with elementary-aged children;
 Adaptive Behaviour Analysis training or equivalent;
 Knowledge of Non-Violent Crisis Intervention, CPR/First Aid;
 Knowledge of psychological diagnoses and the impact that delays/disorders have on behaviours in children;
 General knowledge of school operations, business, goals and objectives and an understanding of elementary and junior high curriculum;
 Working knowledge of First Nations Metis and Inuit culture.

To apply, please email a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to:

Corinne King, Manager, Staffing
Human Resource Services

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only applicants considered for the position will be contacted.