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Elementary Positive Behavior Intervention Coordinator Position

Elementary Positive Behavior Intervention Coordinator Position


The Positive Behavior Intervention Coordinator will instruct and assist school staff and parents by promoting a positive school climate and the social and emotional growth of all elementary students.  As a part of the Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS), the Positive Behavior Intervention Coordinator will coach staff on school-wide positive behavior interventions and supports as well as coordinate tier II and tier III interventions and supports. 


  • Provide technical assistance on tier I social-emotional support and school-wide positive behavior interventions and supports
  • Model appropriate behavioral interventions for staff
  • Provide professional development that targets research-based strategies and the modeling of instructional practices to support teachers in their implementation of positive behavior support in their classrooms
  • Facilitate team meetings that address classroom organization, effective instruction, social emotional instruction, PBIS, childhood trauma, and any other factors that could affect the effectiveness of changing classroom behaviors
  • Provide training to paraprofessionals to support their work with student instruction and interventions
  • Coordinate the placement of the social emotional paraprofessionals and prioritize the needs in buildings to determine social emotional paraprofessional placements in the time of need 
  • Model appropriate instruction and social emotional interventions for staff
  • Implement and monitor the implementation of positive behavioral interventions
  • Support staff and students in the school setting (i.e. during transitions between classes, beginning and end of the day, at recess, lunch, and specials) with optimizing social interactions and social pragmatic instruction in real life situations
  • Create materials to provide positive behavioral supports and interventions that align with academic and social emotional programming
  • Collaborate with individual teachers, groups of teachers and/or the entire staff through training, modeling and meeting facilitation, on issues such as crisis intervention, childhood trauma, and the development and implementation of positive behavioral supports and  interventions 
  • Provide direct support during times of escalated behaviors and/or crisis situations and coordinate team support
  • Collaborate with related services staff within the buildings and on district-wide goals
  • Actively participate in the building level child study process and meetings at the elementary level
  • Lead the team in the completion of functional behavior assessments and positive behavior support plans, as well as the use of data and continued progress monitoring and fidelity checks

Other functions of the job include but are not limited to the following:

  • Demonstrate preparation and skill in working with students from diverse cultural, economic and ability backgrounds
  • Encourage parent and community involvement, obtain information for parents when requested, promptly return phone calls and answer emails
  • Participate in appropriate professional activities
  • Other duties as assigned



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Valid Michigan teaching certificate/license in the area(s) of elementary education, special education, social work, counseling, psychology, or BCBA
  • Master's degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum of three years of experience, working with students with intensive social-emotional needs preferred
  • Training in applied behavior analysis preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in assessing the function of student behaviors and developing positive behavior intervention plans
  • Experience in implementing and/or coaching school personnel on evidence-based classroom management and individualized behavioral interventions 
  • Extensive knowledge of school-wide positive behavior supports and interventions
  • Ability to collect, summarize, and graph behavioral data
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the use of technology to support instruction and data collection
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership skills 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Must have the proven ability to report to work on a regular and punctual basis
  • Perform all other related work delegated or required to accomplish the objectives of the total school program
  • Meet professional certification requirements of school, district and state.
  • START training, CPI, and CPR certifications preferred

REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services




SALARY: Commensurate with experience



  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • $25,000 Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Cash in lieu option  


Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, operate a computer, hand-held learning devices and other office equipment, reach with hands and arms, and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25+ pounds. 



Hamilton Community Schools is a rural district located in West Michigan south of Holland and east of Saugatuck. Our well-maintained district consists of four elementary buildings (Bentheim, Blue Star, Hamilton Elementary, and Sandyview) along with one middle school, one high school, and Hamilton FLEX (Virtual, Blended, and Shared Time options). Hamilton prides itself on being a big district (135 square miles) with a small-town feel. 

Hamilton Community Schools is one of 18 member public school districts within the Ottawa Intermediate School District (OAISD). Our district consists of 400 employees and over 2,500 full-time students and 1,100 non-public students in a variety of programs and formats. Hamilton Community Schools is known throughout the state as a premier district balancing a small-town atmosphere with educational innovation to meet the needs of each learner. The focus on K-12 academics, work-based learning, athletics, and the arts makes Hamilton a destination district. 



Submit an application, cover letter and resume using the online application system. 


Any questions can be sent to Matt Blood, Director of Human Resources



Hamilton Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and will provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, height, weight, marital status, familial status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status with applicable state and federal laws. 


DISTRIBUTION: Internal / External

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