School Social Worker
Characteristics of the Successful Candidate:
Growth mindset Lifelong learner Believes every student matters Driven by actions and outcomes Makes decisions based on data Reflective practitioner Innovative Creative problem solver Willing to take risks Highly organized Effective at time management Seeks out professional learning Willing to continue to learn and try new strategies/protocols Willing to plan and work collaboratively with a team Able to build relationships with students from a variety of backgrounds Good communicator and active listener Job Duties:
Uses data to discuss, develop, and continually improve the school counseling program.
Communicates the objectives of the counseling program to administration, teachers, students, parent/guardians, and the Athlos Academy Governing Board.
Manages the school's referral process as part of the school's comprehensive school counseling program.
Helps develop individualized program plans for each student.
Ensures the program is meeting applicable standards; advises on improvements to meet policy requirements.
Implements prevention-oriented activities to meet student needs and goals of the program.
Provides individual and group counseling to students with identified concerns and needs.
Uses assessment tools and techniques to structure individual/group counseling services.
Works with parent/guardians to teach students life skills (education, career, and life planning).
Collaborates with administration and others on counseling plans; communicate plans effectively with students and parent/guardians.