CSD - Elementary School Counselor/Social Worker 2019-20 (#1382235)
JOB DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the building administration and the Responsive Services Department, the Elementary School Counselor (School Counselor or School Social Worker) plans and provides appropriate services for students within a Multi-Tiered System of Support. The specialist provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of all students by delivering collaborative classroom instruction, implementing small group/individual interventions, working collaboratively with the Student Support Team, creating behavior intervention plans, and monitoring and evaluating student outcomes. Counselors will collaborate with school personnel, parents, and community groups to promote the success of each student. They will use data to develop/select classroom instruction and materials to proactively meet the needs of all students, as well as implement Tier 2 and 3 interventions. The Elementary School Counselor is expected to work collectively with teachers, other mental health specialists, administrators, parents, and community resources.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Discuss the Canyons School District Elementary Social Emotional and Mental Health program and action plans with the school administrator • Provide services/supports to students within the MTSS framework in the areas of academic, personal, and social development (classroom, small group, individual) • Support PBIS, Trauma Informed and Restorative Practices in the school. • Deliver collaborative classroom instruction • Review school data to ensure the program is meeting the academic, personal, and social development of all students • Prepare reports, records, lists, and all other required information and data • Track services and intervention data including the SRSS-IE behavior screener. • Manage crises • Assist in the identification of students with special needs • Use CSD Early Warning System to identify students needs and develop proactive and preventative programs with an emphasis on student attendance and discipline • Refer students to appropriate school personnel and community agencies and act as a liaison with community professionals • Participate on the Building Leadership Team, Student Support Team, and 504 meetings as invited by the school administrator. • Provide consultation for school personnel and parents. • Actively participate in continued professional development activites • Follow required procedures and practices • Submit monthly time and task reports electronically • Use available technology resources to enhance the school mental health program such as websites, interest surveys, and links to community resources • Conduct parent education classes in cooperation with the Canyon’s Family Center • Join and participate in appropriate professional organizations and continue to further their academic involvement • Responsible for understanding and adhering to laws, District policies, and procedures