Reset Coordinator (Grade: 9-12) Base Calendar
Company: Dallas Independent School District
Posted on: June 12, 2021
REPORTS TO: Principal
SUMMARY: The redesigned center is an alternative for students
requiring behavioral supports. This program incorporates
intervention strategies that teach students more appropriate ways
to deal with their behaviors and decision-making processes. These
strategies include increased self-control, SEL, restorative
practices, problem-solving skills and replacement behavior
supports. Students are also provided time for academic assignments,
which allows them to stay up with their regular class work. The
Reset Coordinator will use classroom management strategies, staff
support, counselors, and verbal skills that provide the
environmental supports needed to maintain consistency, respect and
support for students. The goal of the program is to provide the
interventions necessary to have students return to their classrooms
with completed assignments, a positive plan of action and acquire
new skills to avoid inappropriate behaviors.
The coordinator must be able to effectively communicate in oral
and written format and be able to solve problems. The coordinator
should have knowledge of mental health conditions and appropriate
interventions and be able to respond in a calm and organized
- Oversees center and supervises students referred to the
- Establish high standards and expectations for all students to
accept responsibility for behavior.
- Maintain an atmosphere in which students are expected to
participate and stay engaged in appropriate activities.
- Lead students in activities to promote their physical, mental
and social development and their school readiness
- Confer with students individually and/or in groups to modify
unacceptable behavior and emphasize positive skills.
- Coordinate individualized and small group instruction to adapt
the curriculum to the needs of pupils.
- Provide academic instructional assistance and encouragement to
students, while organizing class time to provide a balanced program
of instructional support, demonstration, work time and
- Implement lesson plans that fulfill the requirements of
District's curriculum program and show written evidence of
- Provide a nurturing, supportive and positive classroom climate
that encourages student responsibility, using positive motivation,
clear classroom routines, challenging instructional strategies,
restorative practices, SEL, and other effective classroom
- Identify student needs and make appropriate referrals and
develop strategies for individual education plans inside the center
as well as in regular educational setting.
- Keep accurate records of student attendance, behavior, and
progress, and document all student and parent contact and session
- Collects data required by program and assists with reporting on
a timely basis.
- Attend and participate in staff development and training
sessions as well as serve as a trainer for campus staff on behavior
management and SEL strategies.
- Clarify the purpose, goals and policies of the center for
teachers, parents and volunteers.
- Ensure the safety of all students, notifying the administration
of any unsafe conditions, following established procedures.
- Work with classroom teachers, administrative staff, general
school staff, and parents to tailor services for students' specific
needs including, successful completion of academic assignments,
behavioral intervention, parent contact, and individual and group
- Consult with teachers daily and make appropriate reports
regarding student progress and assignments.
- Provides on-site check-ins and interventions to prevent crisis
and responds when situations arise in the school day.
- Collaborates and coordinates with SEL partners and attends
collaboration and coordination meetings.
- Embraces and supports the staff in implementing the philosophy
of Trauma Informed Care.
- Exercise authority in problems relating to students; provide
guidance and discipline plan.
- Coordinate short-term and crisis, individual, and group
counseling for referred students or groups of students.
- Assist school staff members with intervention strategies and
techniques regarding discipline problems.
- Provide referral information to students and families regarding
in-district and out-of-district resources.
- As a part of the campus leadership team, assist in developing
the campus behavior management plan, including leading sessions on
what an effective behavior management plan entails
- Work with the campus community liaison, or campus parent point
of contact, to ensure families are aware of the resources available
to them and their student
- The Reset Center Coordinator must be an active participant in
the Student Support Team (SST)
- Work with the campus counselor to ensure that students needing
to recover credits are enrolled in credit recovery programs
- Design and deliver campus-based training that incorporates the
campus culture, climate, and vision and mission
- Lead a campus coalition to ensure student behavior needs are
- Work closely with Campus Behavior Coordinator to address campus
concerns related to off track behaviors and ensure all staff are
working as a team to change behaviors
- Identify and set goals related to positive interventions and
increase in positive behaviors
- Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work
requirements and responsibilities, and management reserves the
right to revise the job description or require that other
responsibilities be performed when the job changes. Additionally,
the minimum level of education notated as a requirement could be
supplemented by commensurate experience and/or certification(s) or
license(s) as determined by the hiring manager.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel
objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee
frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee
is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must
routinely lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, and color vision.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
- Bachelor's Degree in related field; LMSW or LCSW preferred
- Two years' experience working with students in an urban
- Demonstrated knowledge of procedures for assessing emotional,
and behavioral functioning for educational purposes
- Demonstrated competence in consultation skills, family system
intervention, crisis intervention, and the referral process
- Demonstrated competence in crisis management
- Demonstrated knowledge of core content courses, MTSS processes,
positive behavior classroom discipline/management, and implementing
of Dallas ISD Student Code of Conduct
- Proven experience in working with children with social and
emotional learning needs
- Knowledge of youth development strategies
- Ability to motivate youth and handle behavior problems
- Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of
- Proven ability to work independently and as a contributor to a
- Exceptional interpersonal skills in addition to strong verbal
and written communication abilities
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