City Connects School Site Coordinator (Anticipated) 2019-2020

Central Office - Student Services, Springfield, Massachusetts

Date Posted August 23, 2019
Industry K-12: Public Schools
Specialty Not Specified
Certification Needed
Job Status
Salary Negotiable

Description:

DUTIES:

1. Establish and lead a Student Support team and process in the school that identifies and responds to the strengths and personal developmental needs of each and every child in the school.
2. Connect students to a range of prevention, early intervention and intensive services programs that address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of each student.
3. Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the identified needs of students, families, and the school.
4. Collaborate with school staff, including classroom teachers, to implement the City Connects model.
5. Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families and community agencies.
6. Engage families and caregivers in understanding and supporting the education of their children and the ways in which academic outcomes are enhanced by serving the social / emotional and personal development needs of the child.
7. Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services
8. Participate in weekly professional development sessions to implement the City Connects model
9. Monitor summer program placements for students, organize student records, continue to develop community partnerships, and outreach to families.
10. Facilitate small social skills groups when necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
1. Master’s degree in School Counseling, Mental Health Counseling, or Social Work
2. Evidence of culturally competent practices.
3. Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff, a diverse student body and families, as well as a team of professionals at both the school and the university.

Preferred:
1. Experience working in a school environment is strongly preferred.
2. Experience in urban public schools.
3. Fluency in a second language.
4. Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice.

5. Licensure as a School Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LCSW / LICSW)

Nondiscrimination Statement

The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, age, disability or military service or marital status. The Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate in admission to, access or treatment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, or sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.

Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination

Springfield Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Springfield Public Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discrimination on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Senior Administrator of Human Resources, Kathleen O’Sullivan, Springfield Public Schools, 1550 Main St. Springfield MA, 01103, 413-787-7100, ext. 55428, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Springfield Public Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Springfield Public Schools may be referred to Kathleen O’Sullivan or to U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Ave., SW Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone 800-421-3481.

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