Behavior Support Coordinator
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Laradon has been a leader in advocacy, education, and support
for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
We are looking for talented and dedicated team members to carry our
legacy forward. No matter what position you have at Laradon, you
feel like part of the whole team. At Laradon, we want every
employee to feel like a connected and valued member of our
community, encouraged to reach out for the opportunities that
inspire them and empowered to realize their greatest potential.
A Day in the Life of an EBSP . . .
The Behavior Support Coordinator (also called an
Educational Behavioral Support Professional (EBSP) at Laradon) will
provide direct and supportive services to students (ages 5-21) with
developmental disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders
receiving services in Laradon's School incorporating all grades of
K-12. This is done by implementing schedules and routines, working
1-to-1, in small groups or in full classroom settings, and
supporting school-wide and classroom management plans, all under
the supervision and guidance of the Classroom Special Education
How You Will Make a Difference . .
What You Need To Know . . .
- Work with students individually and in small groups to
implement individualized support plans developed by treatment
- Assist and guide students to reinforce reading, language arts,
daily hygiene, computer instruction, work tasks, and other
- Implement, track and record Individualized Educational Plans
"IEP" goals, behavior support plans, crisis intervention
techniques, and any other skill areas needing improvement
- Follow through with prescribed behavior intervention plans
throughout the school and community and during extra-curricular
activities, including monitoring of the lunchroom, playground, or
other school areas to ensure safety and security of students.
- Counsel and teach students important coping techniques and life
- Track and collect data of behaviors of clients to help monitor
positive behavior change
- De-escalate students as needed using approved Safety Care
measures, as well as following the prescribed IEP as students may
be aggressive or disruptive in class
What We Offer You . . .
- Start Date: April 5th. Preference given to
candidates who will be living in Colorado prior to April
- Schedule: Maintain a consistent schedule of 8
am-4 pm, M-F. This position is a full calendar year
- Environment: We have a total of 10 classrooms
with no more than 8 students with most staff to student ratios of 1
- Compensation: $16.00/hr with minimum of BA/BS
or 2 yrs experience. Additional compensation based on total years
of applicable experience and education; up to $17.50/hr. Extended
Breaks, Holidays, and Summer are paid
- Safety Care: All school employees are required
to provide physical behavior support which includes physical
management (training provided upon hire); may be subject to
extensive aggressive and non-compliant behavior from special needs
- Pre-Employment: Must be able to pass a
pre-employment physical and Colorado and Federal Bureau of
Investigation background check
- 100% In Classroom Learning: As Laradon is a
small employer and employees work in a collaborative and team
environment, our school employees must be physically present in the
office to perform different job functions. Additionally, as a
service provider, our instructional methods under our services
model require the work to be performed on campus.
What we're looking for from you . . .
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- 401(k) + 4% Match
- 9 weeks paid break/holiday time plus paid personal leave per
school year. Click Here to view the schedule
- Paid on-the-job training, including CPR, Safety Care, ABA
Therapy, & Defensive Driving
- Tuition and Certification Reimbursement
- Development, job growth, and internal training
- The opportunity to work in a dynamic, supportive, and rewarding
environment alongside other Laradon staff - one where everyone is
- CDC and CDPHE office protocols to ensure the safety and welfare
of all employees
We know there's no such thing as a "perfect"
candidate - we're all a work in progress and are growing new skills
and capabilities all the time. We encourage you to apply for a
position with Laradon even if you don't meet 100% of the
requirements. We believe in fostering an environment where there
are a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all
Who We Are . . .
- Superstar communicator - Able to communicate
and listen well with youth, staff, parents, and the community
- Brains - Bachelor's degree in Human Services
or related field and/or at least two years of experience with
developmentally disabled children/youth with emotional/behavior
disorders and/or experience in child development, working with
students, and/or working in a classroom environment.
- Mindset - Compassionate, caring, energetic,
- Passion and Understanding - Skills in crisis
management, flexibility, patience, and ability to maintain
composure under stressful conditions.
- Super strength - Able to exert/lift/push up to
50 pounds of force
- Must be 21 years or older
In order to provide culturally competent services
to individuals, students, guests, and staff/employees, it is of the
highest importance that our hiring practices reflect our values by
offering an environment that celebrates diversity and embraces
inclusion. All of our team members - regardless of race, ethnicity,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, language,
abilities/disabilities, veteran status, religion, citizenship,
socioeconomic status, geographic region, or other defining
characteristics - should feel a sense of belonging and value. We
Laradon Values . . .
Integrity | Respect | Inclusion | Accountable |
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