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Behavioral Specialist

San Jose

Job Type:

Full Time

About the Role

  • Work with students in small groups or in one-to-one assignments to observe, teach, or support children in their learning activities or behavioral goals.
  • •Under the direction of the Mental Health Advisor, provides individualized 1-on-1 behavioral support by matching the intervention to the unique needs of each child.
  • •Address unsafe behaviors through the utilization of the Teaching Pyramid or other supportive non-physical strategies.
  • •Under the direction of the Mental Health Advisor, conduct classroom observations and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) for specific children.
  • •Assist in the implementation of the students Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP), Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), and behavior intervention plan.
  • •Provide appropriate community resources to families.
  • •Actively participate and collaborate in all assigned meetings.
  • •Assist the teacher in establishing and maintaining a clean, safe, and cooperative classroom and learning environment.
  • •Coach teachers and parents by modeling strategies and providing education on effective methods to support the child’s prosocial behavior and development.
  • •Accompany and supervise students on community based instructional outings or field trips; reinforces positive behavior in public settings; assists students in learning life skills such as crossing streets safely, riding buses, etc.
  • Participate as a member of the appropriate team or committee to assist staff with developing and implementing individual or site crisis management plans.
  • •Confer, on a regular basis, with teachers regarding planning and scheduling activities, progress in instructional goals and objectives, pertinent health or behavior concerns and overall child progress.
  • •Provide center team and Mental Health Advisor with information on student progress through observation, daily contact, and maintenance of accurate student progress records/logs.
  • •Assist in establishing and maintaining routine informational and operational records and files related to IFSP and IEP meetings and goals.
  • •Assist students in becoming self-reliant; foster student independence in classroom and learning environments.
  • •Assist children at mealtimes according to their individual needs.

About the Company

SJB Child Development Centers is committed to providing high quality learning environments to support the success and well-being of children and families in our diverse communities.

​We believe all children, regardless of economic status, deserve investment by dedicated skilled professionals in warm environments, which educate, engage, and inspire. Since 1971, it has been SJB’s privilege to prepare children and families for brighter and more prosperous futures with innovative services transcending traditional childcare. By providing children with the care and education they deserve and parents with access to the resources they need, we work together to create a vibrant, thriving community.​

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