To manage day-to-day school climate and culture issues with special education students and families to support student discipline and behavior management issues. Provide behavior intervention strategies to students and others as necessary in all on-campus, online school environments, buses, and off-site activities, including but not limited to the below responsibilities.
- Develop an equitable climate within the school by partnering with school staff to ensure interventions, behavior, and academics, are done with fidelity as an active member in the school's leadership groups including but not limited to:
- Restorative Practices team, Problem Solving Teams and Child Study
- Coordinate and help facilitate Equity Leadership Team within the school to ensure effective implementation and continuous improvement of the school-wide programs and policies to improve school climate and culture
- Aim to establish healthy relationships between school staff and families by encouraging communication between teachers and parent/guardian(s), help facilitate family meetings and provide resources as needed.
- Develop an understanding and be able to help implement initiatives around Restorative Practices, Culturally Relevant Teaching and Student Engagement.
- Provide and participate in culturally relevant professional development for school leaders, family, and staff designed to increase their skill level in developing equitable academic, social, and emotional supports for students
- Work with curriculum team to ensure culturally responsive classroom practices are in place and collaborate with teaching staff to provide supplemental culturally relevant experiential learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that will help maximize understanding of core standards, curriculum content and introduce equity and restorative practices education
- Work with building teams designated to analyze academic, behavior, and attendance data to develop action plans to ensure the use of equitable academic and social-emotional supports for all students
- Collaborate with school staff and administrative team to carry out the goals of the World's Best Workforce, the Graduation Plan, and the District's Achievement and Integration Plan
- Provide opportunities for students to work collaboratively in small group settings
- Work with building teams to analyze academic, behavior, and attendance data through a cultural lens (factors involving racial, gender, socioeconomic, etc.) to provide accurate consultation and develop action plans to ensure educational equity for all students and make appropriate and achievable goals toward eliminating the achievement gap.
- Work in collaboration with building staff to implement college and career readiness skills
- Provide individualized student/family services and resources for special education.
- Participate in facilitating professional learning at the building and district level.
- Provide updates on quarterly social emotional learning themes and other relevant communications to building and/or department staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelors of Art or Science (Education, Social Work, Sociology) or experience of 7+ years working in similar position
- Experience working in K-12 systems and a demonstrated history of advocating for racial equity with proven results
- Demonstrated experience in working with racial, ethnic, students of color, international and domestic students, low income students and Special Education students
- Experience working in organizations working towards educational equity
- Experience facilitating staff development
- Experience developing and implementing successful student and parent empowerment groups
- Excellent written and oral communicator (listening and speaking)
- Knowledge of culture, heritage and background of students and families
- Profound understanding of educational equity, equity, racism and institutional racism, and the achievement gap
- Excellent oral, written, people/human communication skills.
- Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills.
- Strong ability to work independently and produce results.
- Confident to engage in courageous conversations that lead to action oriented results.
- Demonstrated problem solving skills
Pay: Dependent on qualifications
Work hours: 8am – 4pm (School calendar)
Long Term Substitute, with the possibliity of an extended contract
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