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Behavior Intervention Aide

Company: Charter Oak Unified School District
Location: Covina
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Salary : $3,672.00 - $4,464.00 Monthly

Location : Covina, CA

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Number: CL23/24-05

Department: Special Education

Opening Date: 08/03/2023

Closing Date: Continuous


Opening Date: August 3, 2023



Under the supervision of the Site Administration and Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) provides individualized behavioral support strategies and techniques; assists instructional personnel in reinforcing behavior expectations to individual or small groups of students in an assigned classroom or other learning environment; collects and maintains data on student behavior; performs a variety of clerical and supportive tasks for certificated instructional personnel; attends and participates in student progress meetings.

OPEN - anyone may apply.

The District currently has one (3) vacancies for 5.75 hours per day, five (5) days per week, and nine (9) months per school year. The eligibility list being established will be used to fill the current vacancies, future vacancies, and substitute positions that may occur within one year in this classification.

The examination process consists of supplemental questions within the application, a written job-related examination, and a qualifications appraisal interview followed by a selection interview for the candidates that are in the top three (3) ranks.

The posted salary is 100% for an eight (8) hour position. The current vacancy is 5.75 hours per day, 28.75 hours per week at 71.88% of the posted salary. The posted salary does not include the salary for longevity. Please refer to the District's website,, to view the Classified Salary Schedule.

The classification specification does not describe all duties performed by the incumbent in the class. This summary provides examples of typical tasks performed in this classification.

  • Implement positive behavior intervention strategies for students; implement and model identified behavioral techniques including positive behavior interventions and reinforcement strategies as identified by the teacher.
  • Observe and assist in emergency situations involving aggressive or uncontrolled behavior of identified students in accordance with approved Crisis Preventative Intervention (CPI) procedures as trained.
  • Assists students with performing and developing proper social behavior,
  • Attend periodic and special training and in-services related to behavior interventions and the instructional programs as relevant.
  • Participate as a member of a team supporting students' progress and behavior intervention plans.
  • Tutors individual or small groups of students, reinforcing instruction as directed by the teacher; monitors and oversees student drills, practices, and assignments in various subjects; assists with the implementation of lesson plans.
  • Redirects student behavior according to established techniques and procedures; provides positive behavior interventions.
  • Other Duties as assigned. Note: At the end of some of the duty statements there is an italicized "E" which identifies essential duties required of the classification. This is strictly for use in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    • Techniques used in controlling and motivating students.
    • Behavior intervention modifications, techniques, strategies, plans, procedures and goals.
    • First Aid and CPR procedures.
    • Basic record-keeping techniques.
    • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
    • Problems and concerns of students with emotional disorders, learning disabilities, and behavior disorders. ABILITY TO:
      • Assist with instruction and related activities in a classroom or assigned learning environment.
      • Use appropriate student behavior management strategies. Learn teacher-developed behavioral strategies that increase student independence, motivation, and self-esteem.
      • Work with students in Special Education that may become combative.
      • Effectively assist teachers in responding to students' emergencies.
      • Run after and gently, but firmly, restrain students attempting to leave the classroom or school grounds.
      • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
      • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
      • Work independently with little direction as needed.
      • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
      • Apply basic first aid techniques and practices.
      • Maintain confidentiality about all personal information, assessment results, and other records concerning students and their families.
      • Use patience and tact in working with students.
      • Perform simple and repetitive tasks.
      • Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
        • Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years experience working with children with special needs. ENVIRONMENT
          • Classroom and school site environment
          • Potential for employees in this position to work with students who may demonstrate verbal and aggressive behaviors (scratching, hitting, biting, etc.) due to their specific disabilities.
          • Potential exposure or contact with bodily fluids, blood-borne pathogens, and infectious diseases. PHYSICAL ABILITIES
            • Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone. Seeing to read a variety of materials.
            • Physical agility to lift 25 pounds to shoulder height and 40 pounds to waist height; reaching overhead, above the shoulder, and horizontally.
            • Lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling heavy equipment and students weighing up to 40 pounds.
            • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate educational training equipment.
            • Bending at the waist, kneeling, or crouching to assist students.
            • Sitting for extended periods of time.

              Persons with certain disabilities may be capable of performing the essential duties of this class with or without reasonable accommodation, depending on the nature of the disability.

              Up to 14 paid holidays per year depending on months worked for all regular classified employees. Holidays are prorated for all classified employees, based on the hours and months worked per school year.

              Paid vacation is prorated for all regular classified employees, based on the hours and months worked per school year. Below is the vacation schedule for classified staff and classified management. For the purpose of vacation, a "month of service" is defined as fifteen (15) or more calendar days of paid status in any one calendar month.

              1-5 years of service - One day of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              6-10 years of service - One and one-quarter (1.25) days of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              11-15 years of service - One and one-half (1.5) days of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              16-19 years of service - One and one-sixth (1.6) days of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              20-24 years of service - One and three-quarter (1.75) days of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              25 + years of service - Two (2) days of vacation will be earned per month of service.

              Health and Welfare Benefits

              Medical Benefits - For full-time classified employees working 40 hours per week, the District will pay 100% of the premium of the least expensive family medical insurance plan (for the employee and eligible dependents). For classified employees whose assignment is less than full time, but 30 hours per week or more, the District will pay a proration of the premium payment for the medical insurance plan based on the hours per week of the position. Eligible classified employees who have medical insurance coverage from another source may decline medical coverage and receive a stipend of $1,500 annually, paid tenthly and prorated for classified employees working less than full-time.

              Dental Benefits - For classified employees working 30 hours per week or more, the District will pay 100% of the premium for dental benefits for the employee and eligible dependents.

              Vision Benefits - For classified employees working 30 hours per week or more, the District will pay up to 100% of the premium for vision benefits for the employee and eligible dependents, depending on which plan is selected by the employee.

              Life Insurance Benefits
              For classified employees working 15 hours per week or more, the District will pay 100% of the premium for life insurance coverage for the employee of $35,000 ($50,000 for confidential and classified management employees).

              The following benefit providers are available for enrollment for eligible classified employees:

              *Medical: Health Net HMO/Select

              *Dental: Delta Dental (PPO) or DeltaCare USA (HMO)

              *Vision: Vision Service Plan (VSP) or Safeguard Vision

              *Out of pocket costs are dependent on which provider is selected.

              The District participates in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Lifetime retirement benefits are provided for eligible retirees. Classified employees working 20 hours or more per week will be enrolled in CalPERS (employees make a mandatory 7% contribution).

              Paid Sick Leave
              All regular classified employees earn paid sick leave based on one day for each month in which such employees are in a paid status with the District and is prorated on the hours and months worked per school year. For example, employees working 12 months per year will normally earn twelve (12) days of sick leave during each school year. Earned, but unused sick leave can accumulate without limit.

              Salary Step Increments
              Regular classified employees receive a step increase of 2.5% annually based on their service in the District. Longevity increments of 5% additional salary are granted at the beginning of the 10th, 15th, 20th and 25th year of service in the District, which are cumulative.

              Please see Human Resources for complete benefit information.

              The information provided above was updated March 2014.


              I understand that in order for my application to receive every consideration in the selection process, I must complete the following supplemental questionnaire for this position. The information I provide will be reviewed and used to determine my eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. If the supplemental question is not applicable, please indicate N/A. I have read and understand the above instructions regarding supplemental questions.
              • Yes
              • No


                Did you graduate from high school or do you have a GED certificate?
                • Yes
                • No


                  This position requires two years of experience working with children with special needs and/or behavioral issues. Please describe how you meet this requirement (please do not state "see resume"). Be sure to include the name of the organization(s) you worked for while conducting these duties, along with your job title(s) and dates of employment.


                  Please describe your direct experience implementing positive behavior intervention and strategies for elementary-level students.


                  Do you currently possess, or, as a condition of employment, are you willing to obtain and maintain Crisis Preventative Intervention (CPI) certification?
                  • Yes
                  • No


                    Do you currently possess, or, as a condition of employment, are you willing to obtain and maintain First Aid and CPR Certificates?
                    • Yes
                    • No

                      Required Question

Keywords: Charter Oak Unified School District, Covina , Behavior Intervention Aide, Other , Covina, California

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