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BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Company: Kingsport City Schools
Location: Kingsport
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Employment Information

Kingsport City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age or disability in admission to, access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities. The system will be in compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1994, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Applications will be kept on file for one year from the last time updated.

Conditions of Employment

  • Are you a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the U.S.?
  • I understand that by checking "Yes" to this question that if I am offered employment with Kingsport City Schools, I hereby consent to the collection and retention of my fingerprints as part of the application and employment process. I understand that my fingerprints will be used to check Federal and State criminal history records that pertain to me directly including, without limitation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, pursuant to 28 CFR, Sections 16.30-16.34. I acknowledge that I have been notified of the procedures to challenge the accuracy or completeness of my record, set forth in Title 28 CFR 16.34. I am aware that a copy of these procedures may be downloaded from FBI.gov.
  • I understand that knowingly falsifying information in this application shall be sufficient grounds for termination of employment. I also understand that if I am applying for a position as a teacher with Kingsport City Schools, knowingly falsifying the following information on this application shall be sufficient grounds for termination of employment and shall also constitute a Class A misdemeanor that must be reported to the district attorney general: (i) information regarding prior convictions, (ii) information regarding cause for prior dismissal from a teaching position, and (iii) information regarding submission of a written resignation to my current employer, if applicable. General Questions
  • Have you previously worked for Kingsport City Schools? If yes, when and in what capacity?
  • Are you related to anyone currently employed by Kingsport City Schools? If yes, list name, position, and location.
  • Have you ever been discharged or non-renewed from any employment (including regular or extracurricular positions) in order to avoid discharge or non-renewal? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.
  • Have you ever resigned or otherwise separated from any employment (inclusive of regular or extracurricular positions) in order to avoid discharge or non-renewal? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.
  • Have you ever been placed on probation in any other employment capacity? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.
  • Have you ever had any teaching or other professional license or certification, of any kind, revoked or suspended, or have you in any way been sanctioned by, or is any charge or complaint now pending against you, before any licensing, certification or other regulatory agency, or body, public or private? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.
  • Have you ever been disciplined for misconduct by a past or present employer (by suspension, time off without pay, termination, etc.)? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.
  • Have you ever been charged with, but not convicted of a crime? (Excluding civil infractions, such as minor traffic citations.) If yes, include explanation of the nature of the charge, place, date, and court. A pending criminal charge will not necessarily bar you from employment.
  • Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony? (The term "convicted" means all adverse dispositions, including a finding of guilty, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, an Alford plea, a stipulation to the facts, a deferred or suspended sentence, or a deferred prosecution. You may exclude disclosure of parking or moving traffic violations, if the maximum sanction provided by law for such violation does not include a period of confinement.) If yes, include explanation of the nature of the crime, place, date, and court. A conviction record will not necessarily bar you from employment.
  • Are you now being investigated for any alleged misconduct or other alleged grounds for discipline by any licensing, certification, or other regulatory body (teacher certification or otherwise) or by your current or any previous employer? If yes, you must provide the name, address and telephone number of the employer or licensing body and statement of the accusation against you.
  • Have you ever had a report of child abuse or sexual activities involving a PreK-12 student or minor filed against you with a school district, a federal, state, or police agency, or in court? If yes, explain circumstances, including the underlying facts, place, date and outcome.

    Definitions

    Kingsport City Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Inquiries concerning the system's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX or the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are directed to the Kingsport City Schools compliance officer for employees, Jennifer Guthrie at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.2103, and for students Dr. Lamar Smith at 400 Clinchfield Street, Suite 200, Kingsport, TN 37660, or by phone at (423) 378.8598. Inquiries concerning Section 504 are directed to contact compliance officer Dr. Lamar Smith.

    I understand that all job offers are contingent upon passing all required pre-employment requisites including a criminal background investigation and that such criminal background check will be used to check criminal history records of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Consideration of this application will cease at any time misleading or incorrect statements, omissions, falsification of information, or failure to disclose criminal convictions is discovered or established.

    I understand that if I am unable to perform the job responsibilities/functions as outlined in the job description due to a disability, I must inform Human Resources and identify any specific accommodations that I will require.

    I understand that if I am offered employment, any false or misleading information stated in my application or interview(s) that is discovered or established may result in immediate discharge.

    I further understand and agree that by clicking the "Save and Next" button, my application will be finalized and submitted to Kingsport City Schools as an employment application and that my act of electronically submitting this application will constitute my electronic signature.

    Benefits
    Use the link below to view Benefit Summary for Certified positions:
    https://4.files.edl.io/d4a8/02/05/24/192719-b2c68b5e-cfc3-495f-b548-156a40921479.pdf

    Attachments
    Cover letter
    1st Letter of Reference
    Praxis scores
    Resume
    Undergraduate Transcript
    Other
    2nd Letter of Reference
    3rd Letter of Reference
    1st Graduate Transcript
    2nd Graduate Transcript

    References
    GENERAL: 3 of 6 external references required.

Keywords: Kingsport City Schools, Kingsport , BEHAVIOR SUPPORT SPECIALIST, Other , Kingsport, Tennessee

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