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Positive Behavior Teacher - Teach Indy

Positive Behavior Teacher

Sankofa School of Success

Title Positive Behavior Teacher 21/22 SY

Job Type Exempt Position


The Positive Behavior Teacher is directly responsible for all matters pertaining to the operation of the Amygdala Reset Room and attendance plans. The Positive Behavior Teacher will serve as a student support advocate to focus on discipline and attendance. The Positive Behavior Teacher will ensure that students learn and develop cognitive, emotional, social and communicative skills. Additionally, provide a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and academic achievement beyond the classroom.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred LICENSE: Must hold a valid Indiana State Teacher’s License in Elementary Education (K-6). Must be deemed Highly Qualified in accordance with the Indiana Department of Education EXPERIENCE: Required experience includes: 1) Must have excellent organization and communication skills while being flexible; 2) Possess no excuses philosophy; 3) Good management skills; 4) Must be able to adapt material; 5) Work cooperatively and effectively with other professional staff; 6) Must have a working knowledge of the five (5) areas of reading, balanced literacy, state standards, general education curriculum, and IPS curriculum/instruction framework.


Job Type Description

  • Assists and supports the Head of School and to create the school wide discipline and attendance guidelines.
  • Create data reports weekly/daily to analyze discipline and attendance data to reflect on current practices and make the necessary adjustments to increase attendance and decrease acts of misconduct.
  • Schedule parent and student meetings to discuss concerns, consequences and expectations.
  • Write discipline and/or attendance contracts (due process honored).
  • Respond to discipline referrals and recommend the next steps.
  • Organize celebratory events to celebrate culture and climate achievement.
  • Monitor daily operations to ensure a safe environment.
  • Organize and perform all duties to assure the efficient operation of the ARC room.
  • Work closely with the School Leadership team to oversee student attendance.
  • Provide on-going analysis of student performance data related to ARC to the Head of School.
  • Maintain up-to-date files and assist with timely follow-up to discipline referrals.
  • Maintain a cordial, respectful and collaborative relationship with all administrators, teachers, and parents.
  • Assist with all other duties as assigned by school leadership, or his/her designee.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Language Ability:

Good written and verbal communication skills

Math Ability:

Above Average

Reasoning Ability:

Above Average

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, feel or handle; reach with hands or arms; talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We partner with CDC and Marion County Health Guidance for our campus.