K-5 Behavioral Interventionist KACCS (21-22 SY)

  • KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary School, New York, United States
  • Full-time
  • Department: School-based Support
  • Grade Level: Elementary
  • Start Date: Next year opening

Company Description

ABOUT KIPP

Together with families and communities, KIPP creates joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. KIPP is a national network of tuition-free, public charter schools open to all students. There are 255 college-preparatory KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia, serving more than 100,000 students. Nationally, KIPP students are graduating four-year colleges at three times the national average for low-income students.

ABOUT KIPP ALBANY COMMUNITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS (KIPP ALBANY)

KIPP Albany launched on July 1, 2020, as the new partnership between KIPP Tech Valley Charter Schools and Albany Community Charter Schools. KIPP Albany is a unified group of schools striving towards excellence in education in the Capital Region, with 1600 students across four schools. KIPP Tech Valley Middle School (KTVM) was founded over 15 years ago in 2005. In 2018-2019, KTVM was named a Recognition School by the New York State Department of Education. KIPP Tech Valley Primary School (KTVP) opened its doors in 2016 to 100 kindergarten students and is now fully scaled to 500 students grades K-4. KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary (KACCE) and Middle Schools (KACCM) will continue their commitment to providing students with a nurturing and supportive environment of high expectations, love, and respect. KIPP ACCE was founded in 2006, with KACCM following in 2012 and brings a relentless focus on academic achievement and character development to their K-8 students.

ABOUT KIPP ALBANY COMMUNITY CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (KACCE)

KIPP Albany Community Charter Elementary School (KACCE) is a kindergarten through grade five elementary charter school.  We are an urban school with a student population in which 93% of the students qualify for free and reduced lunch, and 98% of the students are Black or Latino. We offer an extended school day, a longer school year, two instructors per class, school uniforms, and a variety of afterschool programs. Our school places a high value on collaboration, community, and culture. We have made a commitment to developing an environment that affirms and celebrates the racial and cultural identities of our students and recognizes the critical importance of having teachers and leaders that reflect the communities we serve. As our mission statement states, “We seek to develop in our students the academic and social skills necessary to enable them to discover their unique gifts and talents in order to become responsible public citizens dedicated to the advancement of one’s self, one’s family, and one’s community”.  In 2012 ACCS was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, one of the first charter schools in the State of New York and the first in the City of Albany to receive that distinction. Albany Community Charter Elementary is excited to join the KIPP network and become a KIPP school to access more of the curriculum, professional development, and other resources available within the network to provide more opportunities to the community we serve.

 

Job Description

To work with educators, administration and staff to ensure a safe, orderly learning
environment for the school and its scholars. This is a grant-funded position is to fill an unmet need for our scholars
due to COVID-19.

Reports to: Dean of Scholars

Primary Responsibilities:

❖ Intervene when inappropriate behavior arises in learning environment

❖ Be available to remove students from the setting when necessary

❖ Monitor students assigned to In-school detention/suspension room

❖ Discuss appropriate behavior choices and school values with students

❖ Assign reflection and growth assignments to reinforce appropriate behavior.

❖ Communicate with parents to inform about disciplinary actions

❖ Request student work from classroom teachers as needed

❖ Monitor and review student work and progress during suspension periods;

❖ Monitor classroom and hallway transitions.

❖ Communicate with School leadership team on a daily basis regarding discipline

❖ Communicate with School Social worker, Special Ed. Coordinator and other relevant

school personnel

❖ Maintain accurate records of referrals and submit a weekly report to leadership

❖ Deescalate volatile situations, Build rapport with students

❖ Monitor after-school detention

❖ Other Duties as assigned

Qualifications

A minimum of 2 years of successful experience as an aide in a classroom setting, or
equivalent (unless matriculating in higher education teaching program);
● Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with staff and parents;
● Demonstrated ability to provide tutoring services;
● Ability to adapt to constantly changing needs; and,
● Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.

Additional Information

Start Date:

This position has a start date of August 2, 2021.

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package including health coverage and retirement.

 

This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by the employee.

KIPP Albany is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIPP Albany is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.

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