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Program Specialist in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Grades 6 - 12

The Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE’s) Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is seeking an experienced and dynamic professional to serve as a program specialist for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. This person will join a team of Program Specialists who provide training and technical assistance to schools, school divisions and state operated programs in the central and Southside Virginia regions. Technical assistance is focused on the implementation of school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, classroom management, and social skill development across regions 1 & 8 for students with disabilities. The position responds to requests for tiered behavioral support, behavior management and social skill support needs. Required education, experience and licensure include but are not limited to the following:  Master’s degree (M.Ed, MT, MA, MS) in curriculum and instruction, special education, administration & supervision or applied behavior analysis; a valid Virginia teaching license with endorsement in special education or a similar license from another state; a minimum of seven years of direct teaching experience with students with disabilities in grades 6 -12; demonstrated expertise in creating behavior intervention plans; at least three years’ experience of providing professional development to adults related to behavior, instruction, educational practices, and/or school improvement goals; and demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

This is a full time twelve month position at the T/TAC at VCU.  This position is grant funded through June 30, 2018.  To apply submit your application online at http://www.vcujobs.com.  Your application must include: 1) an application letter describing how your education and employment experiences meet the required qualifications, 2) a complete and current vita, 3) three references who have knowledge of the skills, worked with or supervised the applicant whom we may contact directly (including telephone numbers and email addresses).  To be considered you must meet all required qualifications.  For questions, please contact Cheryl Bishop at cebishop@vcu.edu or call (804) 827 9989.

The position is located in the VDOE’s T/TAC office located in Richmond.   Salary will be determined by experience in the field and education degrees obtained.  Full benefits will accompany the position.  


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