Behavior Specialist

Specialized Services - Schools Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Position at SESI Schools

Title: Behavior Specialist 

Department: Support Staff

Reports to: School Director

Type of Position: Full-time


About Us


The Phoenix Academy is operated by Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI). SESI Schools provides specialized education programming for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional teacher who will play an essential role in fueling student success.

The Opportunity

The Behavior Specialist will be responsible for working with a designated student and the teacher to deliver individualized services and supports. They will monitor student behavior, track educational progress, and communicate with parents. Additionally, they will help reinforce the special education curriculum provided by the teacher with the individual student. Every child deserves to reach their full potential and we’re looking to hire an exceptional instructor who will play an essential role in fueling student success. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties as assigned.


       Implementing effective, positive behavioral supports that increase students’ appropriate behaviors and in turn, allow students to access the curriculum more effectively.

       Support all staff with implementing effective behavioral and academic supports.

       Assists staff and leadership to effectively support students who display challenging, violent, or otherwise inappropriate behaviors and keep careful, consistent documentation of behavioral incidents.

       Trains and coaches other staff on the implementation of effective and safe crisis management techniques.

       Actively supervises site hallways, common areas, classrooms, and other areas to ensure student and staff safety and reinforce appropriate behaviors.

       Provides direction and leadership during arrival and dismissal processes.



  • Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Criminal Justice, Social Services or related fields
  • at least one year of previous experience working with at-risk youth preferably in a school setting.


The Perks

  • Competitive salary, $40,000
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $2625 annually
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth


In our continuing effort to protect the health and safety of our employees, students, clients, families and visitors, FullBloom requires that all candidates for employment who receive a conditional offer of employment from the Company must:

Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their employment start date.  Unvaccinated individuals will not be permitted to commence employment unless they can demonstrate that they are entitled to a reasonable accommodation with respect to this policy for a valid medical or religious reasonPartially vaccinated individuals may commence employment if they have received the first vaccination shot, provide a negative COVID test result weekly and receive their second vaccination shot within 45 days of their start date.

Wear an approved mask if and when reporting to a physical work site where they are interacting with others.


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