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Behavior Intervention Specialist Job

Mountville, PA

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Why You'll Love This Job

** Hourly staff hired into this position will be eligible to be paid for 52 weeks, which includes pay for all days when school is not in session as designated on the school calendar. This includes holidays, school closures due to weather, & summer days outside of the Extended School Year (ESY). **

Do you have a passion for education and being a part of a mission-driven organization?  Do you want to join a fast-growing company with excellent benefits, such as competitive health and wellness benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

New Story Schools in Mountville, PA is seeking a qualified Behavior Intervention Specialist who will work collaboratively with Special Education teachers and Behavior Analysts to provide verbal de-escalation and crisis management to the students. Staff will provide support to students with emotional and behavioral needs in the K-12 age range.  Staff will work in a progressive environment that combines sound ABA practices with a child-centered approach to face challenges while working amongst a seasoned behavior management team.  We are offering a $1,500 sign-on bonus for this position. 


  • Assist with the implementation of the student's Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Implement effective de-escalation and crisis management techniques, including appropriate response with verbal de-escalation and physical restraints when needed
  • Provide direct support to students displaying impulsive or physically aggressive behaviors to ensure the safety of the student and others
  • Assist students within the classroom/program setting during participation in special subjects such as Physical Education, vocational programs, and field trips.
  • Implement appropriate behavior management strategies and techniques as supervised by Behavior Analyst(s).
  • Observe/record data related to behavioral concerns to assess/monitor the progress of the student as needed

The ideal candidate must be competent in the following areas:

  • remains calm in situations that are new and unpredictable
  • works well as part of a team
  • demonstrates moral and ethical decision making

As a part of the essential responsibilities of this position, the candidate will be required to:

  • lift/push/pull up to 65 pounds frequently
  • maintain physical comfort in times of prolonged sitting, standing, squatting
  • move in an agile manner


Eligible New Story Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with 100% vested company contribution
  • Healthcare, dependent care, and commuter Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Rewards program which allows you to earn points to purchase items

New Story School is an educational organization comprised of special education schools in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. We offer an academic learning environment integrated with behavior support services for students diagnosed with autism or emotional/behavioral disorders. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate with families, school districts, and community partners to empower children to overcome challenges and create new stories in their lives.


New Story Schools is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in the workplace. We are also committed to providing a drug-free, safe workplace for our employees and the students we serve. For more information about New Story Schools careers and benefits, please visit our website


To view all our open opportunities, please visit our career site at

If you are a current New Story employee, please apply through the UKG system. Click here, log in, and navigate to “Open Opportunities” to search and apply for current open opportunities.


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