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Job Opening Information Student Behavioral Asst. (Reg. Sub., Westside Academy), F-T position, Eff. approx. 1/25/19-4/22/19

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Position Title
Student Behavioral Asst. (Reg. Sub., Westside Academy), F-T position, Eff. approx. 1/25/19-4/22/19
Required Application Type
School Related Personnel
Salary/Pay Scale
According to Board Approved rate
Job Description

This is a direct care position involving supervision and observation of student enrolled in the class. The Student Behavioral Assistant acts independently and as a team member, instructing children in planned/unplanned instructional and recreational activities and daily living routines.   


  1. Implements classroom and behavioral goals as determined by the multi-disciplinary instructional team. 
  2. Assists with the implementation of appropriate coping and resolution skills for students with the social worker’s support.  
  3. Assists the teacher in preparing instructional materials for classroom teaching and implements certain units as directed by teacher.  
  4. Collaborates with the teacher in providing progress notes and incident reports as needed. 
  5. Provides supervision to student groups during transition times, lunch periods, and throughout the day. 
  6. Attends all in-service and regular classroom-based staffing as directed by the principal.  
  7. Maintains an awareness of current treatment plans of students assigned and is perceptive of the impact that the relationships and activities have on the treatment plan objectives, communicating these observations to the instructional team. 
  8. Candidates will need to undergo a rigorous three-day training in the Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and yearly re-certification refreshers in the above. 
  9. Leads and participates in school-wide PBIS initiatives. 


Candidates must be flexible, patient, and physically/emotionally able to handle confrontational situations without personalizing these events. The candidates will also need to be resilient in dealing with sudden, explosive crises that may cause deviations from work plans and schedules.

Civil Service Title
Student Behavioral Assistant (Non-Competitive)
Job Qualifications

Must possess or meet requirements for Civil Service title of Student Behavioral Assistant.  Two (2) years of full-time or part-time equivalent experience involving supervision, counseling, or instruction of children in a school facility, institution, or agency devoted to the care, education, rehabilitation, or detention of children;


Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree or completion of 60 credit hours with 9 credit hours in Psychology, Social Work, Child Development, or a related field. Complete certification training as required for Therapeutic Crisis Intervention/Crisis management students;


Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined above.

Application Procedure

Please apply online at:

Please refer to above Required Application Type to complete before applying.

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Job Location
District Wide

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