City Connects School Site Coordinator
Rooted School indy is seeking professionals to implement the City Connects program within our school in partnership with Marian University. City Connects, a school-based collaboration among schools, community agencies, and Boston College, is reinvigorating a core function of schools by implementing an innovative model of systemic student support. City Connects assesses the strengths and needs of each student in the school and connects students with a tailored set of supports and resources from inside and outside the school.
(School Name) seeks (number) full-time School Site Coordinators to fill a leadership position at the school. The responsibilities of the School Site Coordinators are to:
- 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.
- 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.
- Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the
identified needs of students, families, and the school.
- Collaborate with school staff, including classroom teachers, to implement the City Connects
- Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families and
- 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.
- Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services
- Master’s Degree in School Counseling, Social Work or similar experience.
- Licensed School Counselor, Licensed Pupil Adjustment Counselor, or Licensed Independent
Clinical Social Worker (LCSW / LICSW)
- Experience working in a school environment
- Evidence of culturally competent practices
- 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.
The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and background:
- Experience and/or knowledge of elementary education;
- Communication skills via a second language, especially Spanish;
- Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice.