Behavioral Specialist, Criminal Justice

Location
Philadelphia, PA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2019
Ref
664694


Job Description:




Camelot Education is a nationally recognized organization providing educational services to children and adolescents throughout the United States. Camelot has 30 campuses located in six states and is continuing to grow. Camelot provides Alternative Education services to inner city schools for children who have dropped out of school, been expelled or at risk for either.

Camelot Education is recruiting creative, compassionate, caring professionals eager to help our students excel academically and achieve post-secondary success. We are currently accepting applications for a Behavioral Specialist at our Mastery KAPs program.



This accelerated high school program addresses the growing problem of overage, under credited, and at-risk high school students. Students range from grades 9-12, and are supported by a team of professionals that include leadership positions, credentialed teachers and behavior management professionals. The focus of this program is to help our students excel academically and achieve post-secondary success.

Our behavioral staff are responsible for providing assistance to school leadership and academic staff regarding Camelot's instruction strategy, student growth and development and learning environment. This position focuses on the importance of behavioral management and implementing the student handbook.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Responds to situations and incidents and supports academic staff with student behavioral issues
Identifies and implements ways to avoid repeat issues in the future
Contacts parent as needed to report student progress or issues
Monitors student attendance
Fully supports the academic goals of the students and understands and supports current curriculum and instructional approaches for students including students with special needs
Correctly completes all required documentation, such as incident reports, witness statements, workers compensation reports, student grievances, logs, notes, etc. within required deadlines
Camelot offers a complete benefit package including: medical, dental, vision short term disability, tuition reimbursement, company paid life insurance and long term disability and a 401k plan and several paid holidays. Camelot is an equal opportunity employer.

Check out our website at cameloteducation.org to learn more about our programs.


Experience and Skills:

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

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