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Behavior Interventionist

January 31, 2022

Ames, IA
Full- Time


Join Ames Community School District, where your journey matters! ACSD promotes an educational environment that is racially, ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse to broaden students' academic experience and to enrich our District. We are focused on creating and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organizational culture and in our community.

Ames Middle School is seeking a Behavior Interventionist for the 2022-2023 school year. 

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Ames Community School District is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Teaches staff common solutions for varied behaviors of students in general education and special education settings including data collection and analysis.

  • Provides training and support to teachers to ensure expectations are taught, reinforced, and monitored at the school-wide level.

  • Provides training and support to teachers on the critical features and essential practices of behavior management in classroom settings. 

  • Communicates positive behavioral interventions and supports activities at faculty meetings.

  • Collects, maintains, and analyzes behavior data.

  • Networks with other behavior coaches.

  • Supports teachers to implement with fidelity research-based intervention strategies and intervention programs designed to improve the behavior of targeted students at all three tiers of intervention.

  • Provides Tiers II and III targeted behavior interventions in small group and/or one-on-one instructional settings.

  • Provides strong leadership to the school in positive behavioral interventions and supports.

  • Coordinates intensive intervention plans and resources for students requiring Tier III behavioral interventions.

  • Participates in professional learning activities.

  • Creates a sense of belonging and welcoming environment for all students and staff.

  • Attends work on a consistent and punctual basis.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Education, Training, and Licensure:

  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as diverse instruction based upon student learning styles.

  • Knowledge of elementary school curriculum and concepts.

  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis, and the formulation of action plans.

  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.

  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.

  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Education, Training, and Licensure:

  • Valid teaching license and special education endorsement.

  • Behavior experience preferred.

  • Ability to pass a background check required.


  • Medical insurance

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • IPERS Retirement


Sharday Grove
HR Generalist
P: 515-268-6610
F: 515-268-6633

Candidates, please follow the link to apply online:


The District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. Any person inquiring about or seeking assistance with the District’s compliance with equity regulations may contact Kristin Johnson, Director of Human Relations, who has been designated as the coordinator of the District’s efforts to comply with these regulations. kristin, | District Offices | 2005 24th St.- Ames, IA 50010 | 515-268-6610. Complaints can also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 400 E. 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1004, (515) 281-4121, or Region VII Office for Civil Rights, Citigroup Center 500 W.Madison Street, Suite 1475 Chicago, IL 60661-4544.