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Inst Asst 4 / Behavior Spec: Provo Peaks Elementary

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Job Title Inst Asst 4 / Behavior Spec
Vacancy # 103031223
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Instructional Services
Employment HRCL
Salary 17.26
Calendar Days 180 School
Published Date 03/16/2023
Target Fill Date 03/29/2023 
Closing Date 03/27/2023 
Location Provo Peaks Elementary
655 East Center
Provo, UT 84606
Experience 0-1
Degrees / Certificates Associates Degree
Contact Information:
Mark Burge
655 East Center
Provo, UT 84606

E-Mail: [email protected] 

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Must have 48 Credit Hours or an associates degree.

This position will start immediately and will continue for the 2023-2024 school year.  We want the applicant to work with our current student success coach through the end of this school year. 
Those who have previous experience working with students are preferred.   Our student success coach works closely with the administration, students, and staff.    Some of the qualities needed include
- Patience
- Consistent
- detail-oriented
- Proactive

29 hours/week- Monday-Friday and The schedule is somewhat flexible 
The job of Inst Asst 4 / Behavior Spec is done for the purpose/s of supporting the school’s leadership team in establishing, sustaining, and adjusting a comprehensive system of support for students with high-risk behavior utilizing proactive and preventive measures to ensure the academic and behavioral success of students; coordinates and provides behavior interventions; monitors student progress through qualitative and quantitative measures, provides recommendations regarding adjustments to student behavioral and
academic intervention plans; provides support in the areas of behavior, discipline, attendance, and drop-out prevention; provides guidance for teachers to improve their knowledge and skills with classroom management, engaging students in learning, and building positive relationships that promote student success.
This job reports to Building Principal
Essential Functions
Attends meetings (e.g. safety, site advisory, attendance, discipline, special district committees, etc.) for the purpose of coordinating activities and ensuring that outcomes achieve school, district, and/or state objectives.
Carries out student plans as created by the administrative team for the purpose of ensuring the academic and behavioral success of students.
Facilitates communication between personnel, students, and/or parents for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems, and/or resolving conflicts.
Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior and truancy of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.
Manages student discipline and attendance policies for the purpose of enforcing school, district, and state policy and maintaining the safety and efficiency of school operations.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Prepares a variety of electronic and print records (e.g. attendance data, behavior reports, parent communications, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
Presents information (e.g. program overviews, data collection, suggested improvements, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, gaining feedback, and ensuring adherence to established internal controls.
Represents the school within community forums for the purpose of maintaining ongoing community support for educational goals and/or assisting with issues related to the school environment.
Supervises student activities as assigned by the building principal for the purpose of ensuring student safety and appropriate behavior.
Supports principal for the purpose of providing assistance with administrative functions.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: planning and managing projects; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate records; and administering personnel policies.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include pertinent codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; conflict resolution; bookkeeping principles, and concepts of management and supervision.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using defined methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment. Problem-solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data may require independent interpretation; and problem-solving with equipment is limited. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; working as part of a team; working with frequent interruptions; creating a positive school climate for students, staff, and community; and adapting to changing work priorities.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; tracking budget expenditures. Utilization of some resources from other work
units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s services.

Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 25% sitting, 45% walking, and 30% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.
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