Primary Purpose:

Work with special education and general education teacher to develop and implement behavior management strategies in classrooms and to provide specific behavior intervention supports to students. Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments; assist in the development of Behavior Intervention Plans, Positive Behavior Support, behavior management and classroom organization.


Minimum Qualifications:


Master’s degree from an accredited four year college or university

Valid Texas Teacher Certification

Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification (preferred)

Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee.


Required Experience:

Three (3) years’ experience as a classroom teacher



Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions and how to implement them in the classroom

Knowledge of current education and instructional theories, methodologies, techniques, and principles

Knowledge of state, local and Federal laws and regulations affecting the lives and education of students

Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students

Awareness and ability to access community resources

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills


Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required)



The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.

Organization Management

The behavior specialist manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following:

Organization Improvement

The behavior specialist promotes leadership in efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following:

Communication and Community Relations

The behavior specialist promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following:

Professional Growth and Development

The behavior specialist provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:

Qualities of an Effective Behavior Specialist

The behavior specialist exhibits qualities such as the following:

Supervisory Responsibilities:




Personal computer, printer, calculator, telephone, copier, scanner, fax machine and other equipment applicable to the position. 


Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.