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Social-Emotional and Behavioral Student Support

School Social Worker / School Counselor / Behavior Intervention Specialist

Student and School Supports:

 

  • Oversees school-wide social-emotional curriculum implementation.
  • Utilizes functional behavior assessments (FBAs) or other relevant assessment systems to observe and analyze student behaviors.
  • Develops behavioral intervention plans, based on data, to increase academic success and supports teachers with implementation in the classroom
  • Utilizes small groups and one on one interventions to address the following areas of student support:
    • truancy and attendance issues
    • self-regulation and executive functioning skills (in conjunction with Academic Interventionist)
    • age-appropriate social interaction skills
    • acceptance and understanding of self and others, conflict resolution, and anger management
    • additional personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting the student’s educational situation (any educational issues/school adjustment, etc.)
  • Assists Academic Interventionist with the development of relevant materials and strategies according to a student’s Individual Education Plan (IEP).
  • Provides behavioral and/or crisis interventions and, when necessary, seeks outside student support.
  • Assesses students with mental health concerns.
  • Enforces administration policies and rules governing student behavior.
  • Maintains accurate and complete student records as required by laws, Archdiocese policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Provides teachers with essential information to better understand factors (cultural, societal, economic, familial, health, etc.) affecting a student’s performance and behavior.
  • Develops teacher in-service training and student/parent workshops related to pertinent behavioral and social-emotional supports.
  • Serves on the Student Intervention Team.
  • Contributes to a team effort designed to accomplish common goals.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Family and Community Supports:

  • Confers with stakeholders to discuss students’ progress; resolve behaviors, academic challenges, and other problems due to outside factors; and determines priorities for students regarding the necessary resources.
  • Coordinates with community resources such as social and mental health agencies to facilitate adequate student support.
  • Maintains updated information on community resources, and case manages ongoing plans for each student including outlining the process for assessment and following up with the family.
  • Identifies cases of abuse or other family problems and encourages students/parents to seek additional assistance from mental health professionals.
  • Identifies and reports child abuse and neglect.
  • Provides information regarding school law and school policy including, but not limited to The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504.
  • Attends meetings, educational conferences, and training workshops as needed.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Experience with pupil services or related field (counseling, social work, psychology)
  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures of diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and case management skills.
  • Strategic summer planning meetings and participation in key summer programs will be expected.

Preferred:

  • Master’s degree in student service/pupil services related field (i.e. social work, counseling, Special Education, BCBA certification, etc.)
  • At least three years of relevant work experience with children.
  • Spanish-speaking ability is preferred.

Compensation

Type
Annual
Notes

Additional Information

Start Date
2021-07-01
Location
Nativity Jesuit Academy - Milwaukee (F42)
Department
County
Milwaukee
Job Category
Schools - Guidance/Academic Support
Employment Type
Full Time
Notes

To Apply

Instructions
Send resume, cover letter and three references to: Vanessa Solis, Principal Nativity Jesuit Academy 1515 South 29th Street Milwaukee, WI 53215 solisv@nativityjesuit.org In the cover letter, address the following questions: ● What influenced you to work in schools and support students in this area? ● How do you see social-emotional and behavioral supports fitting with the academic needs of students? ● How do you see yourself connecting with all stakeholders (teachers, parents, administrators, and others in the community) in this role? Applicants that do not include a resume, cover letter and three references will not be considered a complete application and will not be reviewed.
Contact Name
Vanessa Solis
Address
1515 South 29th Street
Milwaukee,
Phone
4146451060
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