City Connects School Site Coordinator

Job Description:

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. 

Job Function

(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

community agencies.

  • 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



Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.