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Behavior Interventionist

Home Careers Behavior Interventionist
Submitted: April 26
Closing: June 30


Antonio Kuklok
Executive Director

Phone: 763-595-1213

Location Three Rivers Montessori
17267 Yale St NW
Elk River, MN 55330
Categories Non-Licensed
Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Health Insurance Included
Minnesota Teacher's License Not Required
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Work Commitment Full-Time
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Job Description

Job Description:
Behavior Interventionist (K-6)
Start Date:
FLSA Status:
Exempt (Full-Time, Salary)
7:30am - 3:30pm M-F
Executive Director

Three Rivers Montessori is looking for a full-time Behavior Interventionist in an elementary school setting that serves kindergarten through 6th-grade.

This full-time position includes 75% medical and dental benefits employer paid for the individual, 10 holidays paid, 7.5% employer-paid retirement, 100% life insurance, 100% long-term disability, plus additional optional benefits. In addition, full-time employees accrue two days of PTO per month. Employees are paid twice monthly on the 15th and last day of the month. This hourly position includes holidays and school breaks off; see the calendar for specific days.

We believe equal opportunity is extremely important and every employee and student is unique in their own way. We strive to create an open, inclusive, and equal environment in which every individual has the opportunity to flourish.

Summary of Position
Three Rivers Montessori’s Behavior Interventionist is a critical asset to classroom support and partners toward student success. To be effective, you will need to manage multiple tasks and intuitively problem solve to support students in their behavioral needs while also efficiently managing relationships and communication with colleagues and the school at large.

Our team members are passionate about Montessori and providing an authentic experience for their students. We advance your abilities by providing on-site and online training with certified Montessori educators. We cultivate a culture where we all learn and grow together.

Job Duties
Implement and monitor behavior intervention plans for students
Work 1:1 with students requiring significant behavioral support
Ensure student safety, and the safety of others at all times
Provide homebound service/support when appropriate and necessary for students
Consult with parents/guardians, other service providers, and representatives of appropriate community agencies to ensure the effective provision of services
Demonstrate and model appropriate developmental and behavioral skills for students
Provide a flexible and quick-thinking response when dealing with students that are deregulated/stressed
Demonstrate the ability to respond to student and staff needs as they arise in a building; when a 1:1 student is absent – staff will be assigned to support other teachers and students
Participate in student meetings where staff problem-solve and develop plans to help support students with behavioral concerns
Participate physically with the students in activities being taught
Participate in meetings (IEP, conferences, parent/guardian meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding student’s goals/outcomes
Monitor student’s progress and be able to prepare documentation and reports regarding student’s progress
Maintain confidentiality
All other duties as assigned


Skills Knowledge and Abilities

Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to be a member of a team
Ability to support students requiring behavior intervention techniques and programs
Ability to problem-solve and de-escalate students during times of deregulation/stress
Knowledge of functional behavioral assessments, and behavioral intervention techniques
Ability to be flexible based on program and student needs
Ability to remain calm and patient in volatile situations and react and respond quickly in a variety of situations
Ability to work under the supervision of a site principal and/or special education teacher
Ability to adapt equipment and materials as needed
Strong organizational skills
Sensitivity in working with individuals with various physical, psychological, cognitive, and sensory abilities
Ability to work with students, families, professionals, and staff of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds
Ability to interact with and maintain a cooperative relationship with all levels of staff and the public
Maintain current certification in First aid and CPR

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or related experience in working with students in a school setting
Experience in conflict resolution strategies and a variety of discipline strategies
Experience working with parents and children in difficult and sensitive situations
Ability to present to small groups and large groups of students, parents, and staff
Able to demonstrate outstanding organizational skills
Experience working as part of a collaborative team
Ability to keep information about students and families confidential

Desired Qualifications

Experience in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology
Experience working in a diverse community
Experience working in a school setting
Knowledge of trauma-informed practices and interventions
Knowledge of Positive Behavior Support Strategies
Bully Prevention trained
BA with a Short Call Sub License (or willingness to obtain)

Institution Description

We are a public tuition-free elementary school serving K-6th grade students from Elk River and the surrounding communities. We are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to support our mission of “Empowering students to reach their full potential through authentic Montessori learning.”

Application Instructions/Comments

Application Process

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