Intervention Specialists

Primary job responsibility is to effectively work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop
and implement instruction to students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and co-occurring
disorders (including behavior disorders) using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis
(ABA) in small group, intensive instruction, and designing functional learning activities in the
natural environment. Intervention Specialist will monitor and report on progress students make
toward identified educational goals in grades pre-k through 12th grade (depending upon
classroom placement). Intervention Specialist will demonstrate an understanding and application
of ABA principles and procedures, guide classroom support staff in assisting with educational
instruction activities and implementation of designated intensive teaching sessions, and will lead
designated skill set/project meetings in collaboration with supervisors. Intervention Specialists
will attend regular meetings with the clinical team. This is a contracted, full-time (9-10 month)
position with paid time off during the summer per the established educational calendar.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions.
● Implement effective training methods/curriculum for assigned moderate-sized caseload of
students diagnosed with autism, developmental disabilities and related disorders. May be
called upon to help develop curriculum for students outside of primary classroom.
(Boundless serves students in the range of pre-k to 12th grade: 3 years to 22 years old)
● Create lesson plans and prepares materials for the current week (as appropriate) and the
following week, coordinating down time activities, and ensure this information is shared
with all necessary staff members
● Manages the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process for all students on caseload
including monitoring dates, scheduling with school and family, development goals,
running meetings, completes required paperwork to assist with Evaluation Team Reports
(ETR), and other educational forms for students
● Work with clinical staff to develop and implement program modifications and strategies
for all students.
● Complete required paperwork including assessments, quarterly progress reports, report
cards (as applicable), graduation portfolios, and documents related to billing based on
student funding source.
● Guide Behavior Technicians (aides) that support students on academic-based
interventions and programming.
● Meeting the standards of and preparing students for ODE required testing and coordinate
modifications/accommodations that are required (as necessary). This may include
students outside of the IS’s primary caseload.
● Communicate regularly with parents/clinical staff of students to ensure that their IEP
goals are being met, and that their needs are addressed in a timely and appropriate
● Maintain accurate and up-to-date data on each student including updating and monitoring
data sheets for support staff.
● Correctly implement and monitor classroom behavior management system and
designated student’s specific behavior plans in collaboration with direct supervisor (as
● Responsible for following accrediting bodies’ policies and procedure including ODE,
CARF and Mental Health and others that do not fall under the previously listed
accrediting bodies.
● Uses professional language at all times included but not limited to describing the
children’s deficits and/or behaviors
● Lift and transport children across the room or as necessary while maintaining their safety
● All other assigned duties
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
• Exemplary attendance
• Organized
• Independent decision maker
o Ability to maintain positive attitude and morale
• Flexible, professional and neutral
• Respect fellow staff
• Professional and effective communication with staff, parents, etc.
• Able to recognize the strengths in their peers, and use them accordingly
• Seeks feedback and applies it
• Recognizes problems and looks for solutions
• Knowledge of behavioral therapies and provide a good model across procedural
o Ability to complete specific projects and train Behavior Technicians
o Ability to complete trainings and utilize that information in daily therapies
o Ability to perform emergency medical procedures when necessary
o Ability to accurately document required intervention data
o Ability to follow all Boundless policies and procedures
o Strong computer skills
o Professional telephone etiquette
Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred
• Certification as Licensed Intervention Specialist in the state of Ohio
Preferred Education and Experience
• Teaching experience either through field placement/student teach and/or employment;
experience with students with Autism and/or Behavior Disorders preferred


To apply for this position please visit or reach out to Ja’nee Barnett Recruiter at [email protected]