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School Counselor / Social Worker, Partnership Academy

Posted on 2022-05-13 3:36:16 PM

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Position: School Social Worker or School Counselor School: Partnership Academy Availability: 2022-2023 school year Schedule: Between 0.6FTE - 1.0FTE depending on candidate preference Job Description: Partnership Academy, a Pre-K-8 Public Charter School, is seeking a qualified, motivated school social worker or school counselor to provide social/emotional and mental health support and interventions to meet the specific needs of at-risk-students and families. The main function of the role is individual and small group counseling to support emotional wellness. The social worker/counselor must have a strong work ethic, proven leadership and organizational abilities, understanding of mental health, and trauma. An ideal candidate would have the attributes He/she must have experience with and specific knowledge of Pre-K-8 student development, social and emotional adaptive functioning and effective behavior management. As a charter school, Partnership Academy has a strong commitment to culturally and developmentally relevant instruction for all students. Through a highly collaborative culture, Partnership Academy educators work in teams to provide differentiated and hands-on instruction. Partnership Academy requires its teaching staff to constantly improve their instruction in ways that directly impact students&#8217; academic, linguistic, social, and emotional growth. Qualifications and Competencies: * Master&#8217;s degree in Social Work or Counseling * Current MDE licensure in School Social Work or School Counseling * Experience in child development, behavior, and Response to Intervention experience strongly preferred. * Experience with individual and group counseling * Knowledge of a variety of clinical and counseling treatments, for use with children and their families. * Culturally competent; experience working with Latino families and children preferred. * Must be able to work in team decision-making situations. * Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills. * Must possess ability to coordinate with others and lead teams when necessary. * Knowledgeable in supporting and implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (Tier 1, 2 & 3). * Spanish speaker preferred Responsibilities (include but not limited to): * Provides individual and group counseling or social skills work * Assists grade-level teams in problem-solving and creating plans for positive, pro-social skills teaching. * Consults with education staff relative to appropriate interventions, techniques, and modifications for students in need. * Assists with early identification, pre-referral interventions and referrals to special education. * Serves as a team member for the school pre-referral/student assistance team. * Provides crisis intervention and support as appropriate. * Provide a comprehensive approach to behavior management that includes evaluation, data collection, interventions and regular monitoring to produce socially significant improvement in children&#8217;s behavior. * Classroom-wide SEL support Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, copy of your license and Partnership Academy&#8217;s Employment Application (link below) to hr@paschool.org<mailto:hr@paschool.org> . https://1.cdn.edl.io/Z4YFuD1ljzo9V6ruHZm6QKTMMndaNmIv6g8M2Y1tQ3ggI2lg.pdf<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2F1.cdn.edl.io%2FZ4YFuD1ljzo9V6ruHZm6QKTMMndaNmIv6g8M2Y1tQ3ggI2lg.pdf&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ccf134e831c2d4426f36308da352016c0%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637880709761048444%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=wlufdy5Gv0L78vvUJ%2BvDGyoB9NFEZGkhxXckz4dXXeg%3D&reserved=0> Partnership Academy is a public charter school located in Richfield, in its new building! The school provides exceptional learning opportunities for students in preschool to 8th grade who live in Richfield and the neighboring communities of Bloomington and south Minneapolis. PA students benefit from data-driven instruction, a well-developed English Learner program, high-interest specials classes, and an After School Program. The PA community takes great pride in its recent academic successes, students&#8217; service work, and the school&#8217;s partnerships with various organizations and individuals &#8211; all of which help to make PA exceptional. Learn more about the good things happening at PA by visiting the school&#8217;s website, www.paschool.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.paschool.org%2F&data=05%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Ccf134e831c2d4426f36308da352016c0%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637880709761048444%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=GcZwHBAwWIirmafeRcGnrnsb7LVRzMzc0lF3icx8Ai0%3D&reserved=0>.

Position: School Social Worker or School Counselor

School: Partnership Academy

Availability: 2022-2023 school year

Schedule: Between 0.6FTE - 1.0FTE depending on candidate preference

 

Job Description: 

Partnership Academy, a Pre-K-8 Public Charter School, is seeking a qualified, motivated school social worker or school counselor to provide social/emotional and mental health support and interventions to meet the specific needs of at-risk-students and families.  The main function of the role is individual and small group counseling to support emotional wellness.


The social worker/counselor must have a strong work ethic, proven leadership and organizational abilities, understanding of mental health, and trauma. An ideal candidate would have the attributes 

He/she must have experience with and specific knowledge of Pre-K-8 student development, social and emotional adaptive functioning and effective behavior management. 


As a charter school, Partnership Academy has a strong commitment to culturally and developmentally relevant instruction for all students.   Through a highly collaborative culture, Partnership Academy educators work in teams to provide differentiated and hands-on instruction. Partnership Academy requires its teaching staff to constantly improve their instruction in ways that directly impact students’ academic, linguistic, social, and emotional growth.

 

Qualifications and Competencies:            

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling

  • Current MDE licensure in School Social Work or School Counseling

  • Experience in child development, behavior, and Response to Intervention experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience with individual and  group counseling

  • Knowledge of a variety of clinical and counseling treatments, for use with children and their families.

  • Culturally competent; experience working with Latino families and children preferred.

  • Must be able to work in team decision-making situations.

  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must possess ability to coordinate with others and lead teams when necessary.

  • Knowledgeable in supporting and implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (Tier 1, 2 & 3).  

  • Spanish speaker preferred

 

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Provides individual and group counseling or social skills work

  • Assists grade-level teams in problem-solving and creating plans for positive, pro-social skills teaching.

  • Consults with education staff relative to appropriate interventions, techniques, and modifications for students in need.

  • Assists with early identification, pre-referral interventions and referrals to special education.

  • Serves as a team member for the school pre-referral/student assistance team.

  • Provides crisis intervention and support as appropriate.

  • Provide a comprehensive approach to behavior management that includes evaluation, data collection, interventions and regular monitoring to produce socially significant improvement in children’s behavior.

  • Classroom-wide SEL support 

 

Please send a copy of your cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, copy of your license and Partnership Academy’s Employment Application (link below) to hr@paschool.org .

https://1.cdn.edl.io/Z4YFuD1ljzo9V6ruHZm6QKTMMndaNmIv6g8M2Y1tQ3ggI2lg.pdf

 

Partnership Academy is a public charter school located in Richfield, in its new building!  The school provides exceptional learning opportunities for students in preschool to 8th grade who live in Richfield and the neighboring communities of Bloomington and south Minneapolis. PA students benefit from data-driven instruction, a well-developed English Learner program, high-interest specials classes, and an After School Program.  The PA community takes great pride in its recent academic successes, students’ service work, and the school’s partnerships with various organizations and individuals – all of which help to make PA exceptional. Learn more about the good things happening at PA by visiting the school’s website, www.paschool.org