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Behavior Manager Job

Philadelphia, PA

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Why You'll Love This Job

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 tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off, and so much more?

Green Tree School & Services (GTSS) is seeking a qualified Behavior Manager to work at our School. The Behavior Manager will assist in the implementation of the instructional and behavioral management programs with students who exhibit a variety of learning and behavioral problems. This is a full-time position. 


  • Support and perform job duties in accordance with the established mission and values of Green Tree School and Services including student’s achievements model, the school-wide Positive Behavioral Support expectation.
  • Provide direct, face-to-face therapeutic intervention and support to a child or group of children to assist in the child’s development of positive, social, emotional, and behavioral skills.
  • Ensures a safe environment, including the implementation of proper procedures, notification of appropriate parties for incidents requiring notification, and ongoing evaluation of the milieu for environmental safety factors.
  • Provides crisis support intervention services when needed.
  • Develop strengths and capacities of students as well as address challenging behaviors.
  • Aid in implementing alternative activities to redirect challenging behaviors in crisis and routine events ensuring the school safety always.
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries and adhere to ethical expectations as required.
  • Complete, update and maintain incident reports, restraint documentation, behavioral referrals, and other documentation as required.
  • Assist teachers and staff with planning and implementing appropriate behavioral goals and objectives as stated on the individualized behavior management plans for students.
  • Assist with working with an individual student or group of students in the classroom or in a separate setting removed the classroom
  • Assist in determining the readiness of and facilitate a student’s return to his/her regular class.
  • Assist in supervising students during arrival, dismissal, recess, lunch, and off-campus activities.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and practice intervention strategies in managing the behavior of students in emotionally stressful and crisis situations.
  • Support, de-escalate, and at times restrain highly emotional children
  • Ability to collect and maintain behavioral data i.e. charting, graphing, activities logs, etc.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


Eligible Green Tree School Employees will receive competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Company-paid Short and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life, Hospital, and Accident Coverage
  • Generous 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

    Green Tree School & Services is a non-profit state-licensed agency that provides education, therapeutic and clinical support to children with autism disorder and severe emotional disabilities. At Green Tree School & Services, all students are instructed based on their IEP goals and the appropriate state standards as defined but the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

    Green Tree School & Services 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 Green Tree School & Services careers and benefits, please visit our website


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