Behavioral Support Specialist (Immediate Hire)

Who You Are

  • An education reformer with an unwavering commitment to the Democracy Prep mission of college success and authentic civic engagement for our scholars.
  • A professional with a proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers and administrators.
  • A youth mentor with the skills to help students navigate a “no excuses” school culture.
  • A graduate of a Bachelor’s degree program (required), with prior school-based work experience (preferred).

 

What You’ll Do

  • Create, monitor and sustain a disciplined school culture of high academic and behavioral standards.
  • Implement consistent school-wide management practices for all students and individualized management plans incorporating discipline, structure, appropriate incentives, and high expectations.
  • Assume personal responsibility for the academic and social progress of all students.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain strong relationships with students, families and colleagues.

 

Compensation

Salary range is $45,000-$55,000 commensurate with your experience. Democracy Prep employees are provided with a benefits package that includes medical, vision, and dental insurance, 403B matching, parental leave, tuition reimbursement, a smartphone, and a laptop.


Meet Some of Democracy Prep Public Schools's Employees

Amanda T.

Operations Manager

Amanda manages all of the back-of-house operations that are needed to run Harlem Prep Elementary School, one of Democracy Prep’s K-5 schools, every day.

Keenan K.

Behavioral Support Specialist

From handling disciplinary issues with scholars to getting them the correct uniform, Keenan spends his days creating a safe and happy school culture where students can thrive.


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