Behavior Specialist (2023-24 School Year)

  • Anderson District 4
  • Pendleton, SC, USA
  • May 23, 2023
Other K-12 Other

Job Description

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Job Summary:

Anderson School District Four is seeking an individual knowledge and skills necessary to assist individuals, groups and systems through the application of positive behavior supports. The Behavior Specialist helps coordinate Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans that address students’ inappropriate behaviors and provide a means to help the students become more academically successful. This position requires knowledge and application of evidence-based practices in multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), indicators for at-risk behaviors, positive behavior management, and crisis management.  Elementary The Behavior Specialist works directly with identified students to adopt behaviors that substantially increase their academic performance. Under the supervision of the building principal and district representative, the Behavior Intervention Specialist will provide diversified strategies and activities specifically designed for targeted students.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Education, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or a related field;
  • Knowledge of positive approaches to behavioral intervention;
  • Self-manager, who is organized, focused, and goal orientated;
  • Ability to give and receive feedback from multiple stakeholders to better advance student outcomes;
  • Proficient in evidence-based practices regarding behavior supports of students;
  • Ability to respond and support in a crisis situation;
  • Experience developing individual, classroom and school wide behavioral interventions and supports;
  • Strong educational and professional background in behavioral supports and interventions in schools;
  • Experience in data collection, data analysis and strategic planning to collaborate with educational stakeholders in order improve student outcomes;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with school teams to address their needs regarding student behavioral concerns;
  • Skilled multi-tasker and excellent time manager;
  • Ability to effectively achieve multiple goals and manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Experience providing professional development to a variety of individuals and stakeholders;
  • Experienced in supporting schools with Functional Behavioral Analysis and Behavior Intervention Plans;
  • Experience with a variety of students with behavioral and social emotional needs; and
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification, preferred.

Essential Functions:

Develop and implement a system of support for schools to improve behavioral outcomes of students.  Collaborate with schools regarding behavioral supports based on individual school needs.  Systematically evaluate the effectiveness of the framework through analysis of data and input from schools. Research and collect materials on behavior best practices in schools across all grade levels. Focus on research-based methods for schools to develop a program or adjust an existing program. Develop and train on effective practices for schools to build their own capacity to support student behavioral needs.


Maintains confidentiality of student records.

Works cooperatively with the district.

Attends staff meetings and serves on committees as required.

Performs requirements as established by state and federal laws and requirements established by the Board of Trustees.

Fulfills professional responsibilities beyond the classroom.

Participates in professional development programs.

Performs other duties as directed.

The job of the Behavior Specialist involves adapting to a changing educational environment and therefore, while accurate, this list is not exhaustive.


Anderson School District Four


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Additional Information

A cover letter and resume must be included with application.