Job Description

Title: School Behaviorist

Reports To: Principal

Job Family: School

Department:School Staff

Supervises: N/A

Last Updated: March  2023

Salary: $68,734-$72,136 annually

The Behaviorist/Clinician will be responsible for providing one- to one and group therapy services and consultation with teachers to provide supportive behavior interventions to classrooms and students.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
As staff of school, attend and fully participate in staff meetings as appropriate
• Develop interventions, behavior assessments, and behavior plans for the purpose of providing a
safe and effective learning environment for students with special needs.
• Work closely with a team of educators using collaborative staffing model to serve both students with IEPs and legacy students,
• Follow established practices and procedures and suggest program improvements when needed.
• Prepare for and participate in IEP meetings as appropriate, write goals (clinical/behavioral as

• Write behavior intervention plans and conduct staff training in appropriate implementation of behavior implementation plans.
• Maintain notes and files on consultation and direct service.
• Prepare additional reports and data as appropriate.
• Performs other duties assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Deeply skilled in managing multiple competing deadlines in a fast-paced and supportive environment.
• Current LCSW, MFT or School Psychologist certification
• Knowledge and the willingness to learn general needs and behaviors of students with special needs.
• Willing to learn teaching strategies and trauma-informed behavior and anger management techniques.
• Passion for education
• Commitment to learning and implementing feedback
• Ability to adapt and remain flexible
• Great networking and interpersonal abilities
• Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to convey information in an easy to understand, compelling, and engaging manner
• Strong interpersonal communications skills with a passion for teamwork and collaboration
• High business acumen, with the ability to assess and recommend course of action
• A self-starter who can thrive independently, adapt quickly, and demonstrate flexibility
• Valid CA state driver’s license

Core Competencies:
• Coaching and training
• Behavioral management
• Behavior assessments and reporting
• De-escalation and crisis management

Technical Competencies:
• Special education
• Behavior intervention plans
• Individualized Learning Plans (IEPs)
• File and/or document confidentiality requirements

• Exempt- $68,734-$72,136 annually

• Children with special needs

• Valid California driver’s license
• Fluency in English and Spanish
• LCSW, MFT, or School Psychologist Certification

Physical Requirements:
• Lift and/or carry up to 20 lbs. (occasionally)
• Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
• School room environment with desk or computer terminal
• Clear background check, pre-employment drug screening, and TB test

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Hanna is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Ready to Apply?

Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]