Behavior Manager

Green Tree School And Services Philadelphia , PA 19138

Posted 2 months ago

Green Tree School & Services (GTSS) is a nonprofit state licensed agency that provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children ages 5-21 with Autism Disorder and Severe Emotional Disability at Green Tree School& Services, all students are instructed based on their IEP goals and the appropriate state standards as defined by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Green Tree School & Services (GTSS)is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of a Full-Time Behavior Manager to work at our School. The Behavior Manager will assist in the implementation of the instructional and behavioral management programs with students who exhibit a variety of learning and behavioral problems.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Support and perform job duties in accordance with the established mission and values of Green Tree School and Services including students achievements model, the school-wide Positive Behavioral Support expectation.
  • Provide direct, face to face therapeutic intervention and support to a child or group of children to assist in the childs development of positive, social, emotional, and behavioral skills.
  • Ensures a safe environment, including the implementation of proper procedures, notification of appropriate parties for incidents requiring notification, and on-going evaluation of the milieu for environmental safety factors.
  • Provides crisis support intervention services when needed.
  • Develop strengths and capacities of student as well as address challenging behaviors.
  • Aid in implementing alternative activities to redirect challenging behaviors in crisis and routine events ensuring the school safety always.
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries and adhere to ethical expectation as required.
  • Complete, update, and maintain incident report, restraint documentation, behavioral referrals, and other documentation as required.
  • Assist teachers and staff with planning and implementing appropriate behavioral goals and objectives as stated on the individualized behavior management plans for students.
  • Assist with working with an individual student or group of students in the classroom or in a separate setting removed the classroom
  • Assist in determining the readiness of and facilitate a students return to his/her regular class.
  • Assist in supervising student during arrival, dismissal, recess, lunch and off- campus activities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and practice intervention strategies in managing the behavior of students in emotionally stressful and crisis situations.
  • Support, de-escalate, an at time restrain highly emotional children
  • Ability to collect and maintain behavioral data i.e. charting, graphing, activities logs, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Qualification and skill

  • Associate degree or higher
  • Current Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents, instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write and complete routine reports.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a verbal and/or written manner.
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers, administration, clients, vendors and others in a courteous and professional manner



Eligible Green Tree Employees will receive:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • 401k options, Paid school holidays, and paid time off.
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Behavior Manager

Green Tree School And Services