School Wide -Positive Behavior Support Consultant - Regional Professional Development Center

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • May 29, 2024
Full time

Job Description


School Wide -Positive Behavior Support Consultant - Regional Professional Development Center

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202400128

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Regional Professional Development Center


Position Summary

School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports Consultant

Regional Professional Development Center

College of Education, Health, and Human Services

Full Time/Term

The Southeast Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) has been housed on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University since 1996. The Center serves approximately 84 school districts in the southeast region. RPDC personnel provide training programs for the teachers and administrators throughout the area on a continuous basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Actively support the district-wide development of effective implementation of the SW-PBS process to:
    • Increase students' in-class time for academic instruction;
    • Reduce disciplinary office referrals and disciplinary incidents resulting in detention and in- and out-of-school suspensions or students; and
    • Assist in the development of lifelong social behavior skills.
  • Work directly with districts/schools implementing MO SW-PBS at the building level by:
    • Supporting the development of leadership and collaborative teams;
    • Providing on-site support to districts and schools to promote implementation fidelity;
    • Providing technical assistance with required and recommended evaluation tools;
    • Provide support in analyzing and monitoring formative and summative data to promote collective inquiry, problem solving, and goal setting;
    • Providing support for developing and using quality formative student assessments to drive instruction;
    • Providing technical assistance for developing a systemic, tiered-level intervention process responsive to the needs of all learners;
    • Providing assistance through the collection of required documents for districts and schools working toward SW-PBS Bronze, Silver, and/or Gold recognition;
    • Providing support as a member of a CST for implementing SW-PBS or an integrated academic/behavioral model within the DCI framework;
    • Developing a cohort of trained in-district coaches to ensure SW-PBS, or movement toward an integrated academic/behavioral model, is implemented with fidelity and sustainability.
  • Engage in collaborative efforts as requested by DESE:
    • Assisting in the development of materials and resources with RPDC and/or other DESE staff;
    • Participating in collaborative planning meetings with other RPDC and/or DESE staff for identified district and school improvement;
    • Facilitating district and SW-PBS consultant utilization of the Missouri Virtual Learning Platform.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Education or related area; Master's a plus: Degree must be from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years of successful recent teaching experience
  • Demonstrate effective meeting management and processes/protocols
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, coaching, presenting, consulting, and facilitation skills
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem-solving skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to use technology to enhance professional development including virtual technologies and synchronous, on-line instruction
  • Knowledge of the methodology and implementation processes relative to Missouri SW-PBS
  • Knowledge of effective professional development standards for adult learners
  • Knowledge of research-based effective teaching/learning practices including those most effective for students with disabilities
  • Integrate of district and school improvement efforts
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong facilitation skills in working with diverse teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing regarding technical and other information
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities through strong organizational skills
  • Ability and means to travel in the state of Missouri on a regular basis

Required Information & Deadline

Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by June 7, 2024. The position will be available August 1, 2024 and will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Complete the online application by clicking on the APPLY button at the top of the page and submit the following items:

  • letter of interest addressing all position qualifications
  • current resume
  • names and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date

Additional Information

About Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO): Founded in 1873 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Southeast Missouri State University provides student-centered education and experiential learning with a foundation of liberal arts and sciences, embracing a tradition of access, exceptional teaching and commitment to student success that significantly contributes to the development of the region and beyond. SEMO values access to high quality, affordable education with a broadly representative student body, faculty and staff that respects and celebrates a diverse learning community in a global society.

SEMO Fact Book: Institutional Research Factbook | SEMO
SEMO Strategic Action Plan: Strategic Action Plan (

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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