Behavior Coach

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Behavior Coach

Posted date
May 10, 2020

Washington, DC

Employment Type

Are you interested in working with an organization that is transforming the way America cares for and educates its children?

The Children’s Guild DC Public Charter School is seeking an experienced Behavior Coach to skillfully work with and assess students with behavior issues. Under the leadership of the school Principal, the Behavior Coach will collect data on the students, work with teachers, counselors and school psychologists to devise a behavior plan for the student and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan. The Behavior Coach is primarily involved in the behavioral management of children experiencing crisis situations and oversight of the Multisensory De-escalation Room. The Behavior Coach is required to respond quickly and skillfully, in a therapeutic manner, to a variety of crises (both individual and group), which may require the use of therapeutic holding techniques.

About Us

The Children's Guild Alliance is a nonprofit organization serving children, families, and child-serving organizations. We are dedicated to transforming how America educates and cares for its children through education, behavioral health, national training, and consultation services. Affiliates of The Children's Guild Alliance include The Children's Guild, Monarch Academy public charter and contract schools, Monarch Preschool College Park, TranZed Academy for Working Students, TranZed Apprenticeships, The Children's Guild DC Public Charter School, Transformation Education Institute, and The National Children's Guild Fund. We are among the most experienced child-serving organizations in the Greater Baltimore/Washington region and are currently expanding in national and international programs. Each year, the agency's continuum of care and hundreds of professional staff help thousands of youth and young adults and their families achieve excel and succeed. We operate public charter and contract schools; special education schools; preschool; apprenticeships, and pre-career programs; therapeutic group homes; treatment foster care; and behavior health services. We invite you to be part of our innovative team!

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related mental health field preferred
Eighteen (18) months of demonstrated competence working with children with emotional disabilities in crisis situations
Certification in non-violent crisis management
Trainer certification in non-violent crisis intervention