Durango School District 9-R

Behavioral Interventionist, 1.0 FTE (BI-08-SSS-21-22)

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TitleBehavioral Interventionist, 1.0 FTE
Posting IDBI-08-SSS-21-22

Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for Behavioral Interventionist in Student Support Services, 1.0 FTE.  Includes benefits, and begins 8/17/21.   


Job Title:  Behavioral Interventionist    

Pay Grade:  Student Service: Provider (Place same as a COTA)

Department: Student Support Services    

Prepared Date: July 9, 2021 

Typical Work Year:  183 days, plus 10 additional days of Extended School Year (ESY) programming during the summer.



Under the direction of the Student Support Services Department and the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), the Behavior Interventionist provides behavior intervention support to students and staff in the implementation of behavior plans across district schools.




  • Provide information, guidance, training and assistance to school-based teams through observations, reviewing of records, attending meetings, side-by-side coaching, data collection, and consultation. 
  • Assist BCBA in the development and monitoring of Behavior Intervention Plans for students with Tier 3 support..
  • Assist in assessment of Behavior Intervention Plans, data collection, and data analysis of individual students, classrooms, or schools.  
  • Provide trainings for classroom teachers, administration, paraprofessionals, parents, and related service providers on Functional Behavioral Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans, crisis management, data collection and analysis as related to Mild/Moderate students as well as students with significant support needs, serious emotional disabilities and Autism Spectrum disorders. 
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of specialized programming and staff development.
  • Monitors and records data on academic and/or behavioral information for the  purpose of measuring student progress in identified areas. 
  • Implements behavioral plans designed by the BCBA, in conjunction with the IEP or student support team, for the purpose of assisting in meeting students needs and providing a consistent  environment. 
  • Support the Executive Director and Coordinator of Student Support Services  in the area of behavior systems and management. Collaborate with other district members, community services, outside providers, school based teams, administrators and problem solving teams.
  • Travels to school sites as required for the purpose of performing services at varied sites.   
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


EDUCATION AND TRAINING: Minimum: Bachelor’s degree of related subject from accredited university.


EXPERIENCE: Experience working with behavior management and intervention systems is required.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS:  Registered Behavior Technician required.  Currently holds or is in the process of obtaining Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) certification.  Alternatively, is in process of obtaining Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) licensure.  Will be required to complete CPI training.



  • Excellent interpersonal relations and oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong decision making, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with students with diverse needs at various levels.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  • Ability to promote and follow Board and District policies, Superintendent policies and building/department procedures.
  • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively in a team setting
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.
  • Ability to utilize FBAs to support plan development.
  • Ability to implement IEP’s, 504’s, and behavior support plans.



  • Microsoft Office applications.
  • Student Information Systems.


Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411,, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$37,780 - $55,038 / Per Year
LocationDurango School District 9-R

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/15/2021
End Date08/16/2021

Job Contact

NameVanessa GiddingsTitleExecutive Director of Student Support Services