ACCEL SCHOOLS Behavior Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Behavior Specialist make at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States? The average salary for Behavior Specialist at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States is $48,297 as of September 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $43,069 and $53,524. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Behavior Specialist do at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS?

ACCEL Schools is seeking a highly-qualified Behavior Specialist for the Cleveland Arts & Social Sciences Academy in Cleveland, OH dedicated to providing a superior education for all students in our upcoming 2022-2023 school year!  We are seeking teachers who are excited to create a rigorous and nurturing classroom environment that prioritizes student learning and social-emotional development. 

 With a network of 50 charter schools and growing, ACCEL Schools employs a diverse staff of passionate administrators and educators who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.

The Behavior Specialist provides support to at-risk students addressing conduct, discipline, or attendance issues while helping these students become more academically successful. The Behavior Specialist is responsible for creating classroom and/or school-based behavior models to promote a positive and healthy school environment.



  • Demonstrate an understanding, respectful and receptive attitude toward the behavioral needs of students of various age groups
  • Provide expert knowledge of techniques needed to successfully complete effective Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA), function –based interventions, and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)
  • Meet with students whose behavior warrants intervention and develop individualized behavior tracking and intervention programs.
  • Serve on IEP Teams and develop relationship with students requiring intervention
  • Work with staff on issues such as: crisis intervention, learning and collaboration issues, and factors that can affect development and implementation of interventions.
  • Serve as a consultant to administrators, teachers, and parents others in finding positive solutions for behavior modification
  • Monitors student attendance while developing Absence Intervention Plans, working to achieve school-wide daily attendance.
  • Promotes school culture through daily practices, positive attitude and collaboration with students, families and staff.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records and files consistent with school policies and procedures
  • Participates in other duties such as school events, trainings, morning duty, dismissal duty, and lunch duty, as needed.




  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, health, or other related field preferred.
  • Intervention Specialist license preferred
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working with “at-risk” or “behaviorally challenged” children a teacher, social worker, tutor or mentor, preferably in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Track record of building trust and positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Ability to maintain composure and job performance under changing or stressful conditions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that reflect professionalism and tact at all times
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to pass federal, state, and local background checks


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