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Nebo Elementary School (learn more)

McDowell County Schools

Nebo, North Carolina (map)

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 4122834
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: January 11, 2023
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Length of Position:  2022-2023 School Year


Type of Benefits:  None


Months per year: 10


Number of hours per week:  15


Number of days per week:  3


State Salary Schedule


Nature of Work


Behavior Support Assistants will be a resource for equitable opportunities for students with challenging behaviors.



  • High School Diploma
  • Possession of an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position
  • Meets qualifications required by holding an Associate’s Degree, or Completion of 48 semester hours of college credits 
  • Attend training from Crisis Prevention Institute


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide direct support to staff by introducing and modeling research/evidence based interventions
  • Provide direct support to students by teaching and modeling research/evidence based interventions and social skills curriculum, providing extended classroom support and follow up for students
  • Coordinate with Behavior Specialists/Liaisons and school staff to implement behavior curriculum, develop effective intervention plans and crisis/safety plans
  • Carries out student supervisory duties in a prompt and responsible manner to ensure a safe and healthful environment
  • General Classroom Assistance
  • Exhibits positive behavior toward children, parents, staff and administrators
  • Represents the needs of school and children to parents and the community in a positive manner
  • Conducts self as a positive role model in the school and community
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor


Behavior Support Assistant will maintain a notebook that will be monitored by the Behavior Specialists/Liaisons. It will contain the following:

  • Weekly behavior logs detailing services and observations
  • Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP’s) with progress notes
  • Social Skills lesson plans
  • Incident reports and office referrals
  • Log of communication with school staff, family, and outside agencies

Physical and Cognitive Requirements:

  • Light physical work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.
  • The job may occasionally require running short distances or standing, sitting or kneeling for long periods.


Must be able to:

  • respond adequately to inquiries or complaints
  • apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
  • communicate effectively and efficiently, speaking to individuals or small groups of people with poise, voice control and confidence
  • perform under stress, deal with persons acting under stress and adapt when confronted with emergency situations
  • be sensitive to cultural differences among individuals and groups of persons
  • operate a motor vehicle or have independent transportation to assigned schools
  • operate/use a variety of job specific machines/equipment



The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.


  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Special Education > Behavior Specialist / EBD
    Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Brian Oliver, Executive Director of Administration
    • 334 South Main Street
    • Marion, North Carolina 28752-0130

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