ISS Monitor/Behavior Interventionist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512680-687457
    • Job Location: New Orleans, LA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 05, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: July 15, 2019
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All applications will be reviewed and responded to as quickly as we are able. While we wish we could personally speak with each applicant, we are unable to do so due to the volume of applicants. With that in mind, please do not call in to follow up on your application

Job Description:

Walter L. Cohen High School is searching for an In-School Suspension (ISS) monitor/Behavior Interventionist for the 2019 - 2020 school year. This individual will ensure a safe and productive environment for students while they are temporarily removed from the classroom. Additionally, he/she will support teachers in building classroom and school culture to ensure our students have both the academic skills and character traits to success in college and in life. If you are relentless about seeing all students achieve at high levels, this is a chance to work at a school that does whatever it takes to ensure our students are equipped with the academic and social skills needed to 'Prep for College' and 'Prep for Life.'

Job Responsibilities

  • Builds positive and influential relationships with students, families and faculty;

  • De-escalates explosive situations; Manages own stress and frustration;

  • Able to address and lead large groups of students;

  • Consistently works to close the home-school gap through home visits, calls and community outreach programs

  • Design, use and coach teachers on send out processes;

  • Report all send outs, calls and home visits by recording the information in the student data tracking system;

  • Report all ISS/OSS/detention information daily to team through the student data tracking system and grade team meetings;

  • Ensure all work for ISS room organized and consistently administered

  • ISS procedures, conduct tracker and materials are easy to access and hand off to anyone covering the room and the room is neatly maintained.

  • Students are on task and productive while in ISS with classroom specific work.

  • Maximize and manager the ISS room in a manner that will reduce out of school suspensions

  • Assist Behavior Team in supervising students to ensure a safe, non-threatening, nurturing environment where students can thrive

  • Assist Behavior Team in working to close the home-school gap through home visits, calls, and community outreach programs

  • Communicates to staff all pertinent information, including but not limited to: detention lists, re-entry meetings after suspensions, send out, ISS, and OSS lists, etc.

  • Upholds school uniform and handbook code, and notifies team daily of student who have a uniform violation.

  • Design, use, and coach around disciplinary send out procedures and positive behavior interventions.

  • Assist Behavior Team in reviewing behavior referrals and data reports. Provides teachers feedback around behavioral patterns & suggested support

  • Participate in building level and/or grade level behavioral meetings

  • Other tasks as directed by the Principal, Assistant Principal, and/or Behavior Team

Experience and Skills:

Key Competencies & Qualifications

  • Exemplary conflict resolution and/or restorative practices skills.

  • Effective, timely and clear written communication skills

  • Tenacious follow-up skills, follows through on commitments

  • Ability to follow directions and work unsupervised on multiple projects and meet deadlines

  • Proficient in Gmail, Google Drive (scheduling, calendar, contact functions), Word, Excel and Google Slides

  • Attention to detail: does not let important details slip through the cracks; meticulous

  • Experience: 2+ years working with children in low income communities.

  • Constant learner: Solicits feedback and implements new ideas in instruction, stays abreast of current research on teaching and learning, enhances professional skills

  • Solutions-Oriented: concentrates on finding ways to solve problems and improve systems

  • Enthusiasm: exhibits passion and excitement over work

  • High Expectations: An unwavering belief that all students can achieve at high levels

  • Work ethic: possesses a strong willingness to work hard and long hours to get the job done

  • Intelligence: learns quickly, demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently absorb new information

  • Teamwork: Demonstrated ability to work well in a team

  • Spanish speaking is preferred.



  • We offer a competitive compensation package, including generous retirement contributions and comprehensive health benefits. The base salary for this position is $30,000.