Behavior Specialist

Position Description

The Behavior Specialist (BS) is responsible for planning and delivering services to children, adolescents and their families that support them in achieving optimal social-emotional health. These services will focus on building social skills, coping skills, problem-solving skills, conflict-resolution, self-esteem, self-regulation, and emotional literacy. Services will be delivered via individual (one-to-one) support with students, groups, family interventions, teacher support, and team planning using data-based monitoring. Candidates should have experience writing BIRP progress notes, and creating/using Behavior Support Plans (BSP’s). Understanding of Behavioral Health billing requirements is a plus, as well as experience using EHR. Familiarity with Devereux Early childhood Assessments and the Second Step Program is also a plus.

Requirements

Minimum of Master degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or Counseling preferred.  Minimum of three years of experience providing behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families. Must be licensed in the state of Georgia and successfully pass a criminal background check.

Whitefoord, Inc.
Attention: Darcy A. Gordon
1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE
Atlanta, GA 30317-1743
404-522-5100 (fax)
dgordon@whitefoord.org

Lead Teacher

Position Description

The Lead Teacher is responsible for the day-to-day planning and implementation of the program’s prescribed curriculum in creative and developmentally appropriate ways. She/He is responsible for ensuring that a classroom management system is developed and used that is positive and redirective in daily practice. The Lead Teacher is responsible for the daily supervision of the classroom’s Assistant Teachers as well as any Substitute Teachers, Interns, or Volunteers assigned to the classroom. The Lead Teacher is the program’s primary contact person with a child’s parent(s) or legal guardian regarding the child’s cognitive and social/emotional development, behavior and/or other specific needs.  The Lead Teacher works under the supervision of the program’s Director.

The Lead Teacher will develop upon their practicum experience to hands-on interaction and build upon a solid foundation of caring and learning within a prepared environment.

Requirements

Minimum of Bachelors of Arts degree in Early Childhood or related field.  Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Whitefoord, Inc.
Attention: Darcy A. Gordon
1353 George W. Brumley Way, SE
Atlanta, GA 30317-1743
404-522-5100 (fax)
dgordon@whitefoord.org