Behavior Specialist

Specialized Services - Schools Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Position at SESI Schools

                          Now Hiring for the 2022-2023 School Year !!  
                              *Please note this is not a Remote position*
About Us

The Excel Academy South 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 support 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 School-based Behavior Specialist who will play an essential role in fueling student success. 

Why Join Us? 

Are you looking for a new opportunity to impact the lives of students? Join us at SESI Schools, where we prove what is possible for students with unique needs. We offer a generous benefits package including: 

  •  Competitive Salary Range
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental, and vision 
  • Employer-paid life insurance 
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching 
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,625 
  • Other great benefits like Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Mental Health Support, and Pet Insurance 
  • Continued training, mentorship, and opportunities for growth 

The Opportunity 

The School-based Behavior Specialist assists site staff and leaders with supporting students’ prosocial behaviors and implementing positive behavioral interventions and support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 in effectively supporting students who display challenging, violent, or otherwise inappropriate behaviors and keep careful, consistent documentation of behavioral incidents
  • 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

The Qualifications

  • Education or experience equivalent to an Associates degree in education, criminal justice, social services, or related field preferred
  • Behavioral Health Tech (BHT), Registered Behavior Tech (RBT) preferred
  • Experience working in a school setting preferred

Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.