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Summer 2022 Family & Community Engagement Specialist - Grant Funded

Company: The Calhoun County Online Application Consortium
Location: Marshall
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Student Support Services/School Social WorkerDate Posted: 5/9/2022Location: DistrictClosing Date: Until FilledDistrict: Harper Creek Community Schools - website PLEASE POST HARPER CREEK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS PLEASE POST 7454 B Drive North, Battle Creek, Michigan 49014 269 441-6550 FAX 269 660-1190Notice is hereby given that the following position is available for the 2021-22 summer school year in the Harper Creek Community School District, Battle Creek, Michigan. POSITION: Summer 2022 Family & Community Engagement Specialist-Grant Funded PAY RATE: $28/ Hour DATES of EMPLOYMENT: June 3- September 30, 2022 25-35 hours per week SUMMARY: Provide a problem-solving service to vulnerable youth and their families. Work directly with the school, families, and the community to cultivate learning experiences that empower stakeholders towards family engagement with the school and community as well as improving student performance. RESPONSIBILITIES: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.) Proactively outreach and connect vulnerable youth and their families with school and community resources Collaborate with external partners to provide content-based and research-based parent workshops Assist the school in engaging in ways that support and add value to student achievement Build relationships and establish ongoing communication with staff and families to help increase parent engagement efforts and student achievement Provide excellent customer service experience for parents, schools, and community members to foster a collaborative learning environment Provide a space for youth and parent listening circles on a regular basis Support the youth and families with scheduled home visits Assist students and parents/caregivers in understanding student diagnosis, behavioral health needs and support services offered. Develop a treatment service plan for students with behavioral, social, emotional, or mental health concerns, with input from the student, school personnel, and parents/caregivers as appropriate. Provide behavioral health interventions to enhance the psychological, behavioral, emotional, cognitive and social factors important for the prevention, treatment, or management of behavioral health concerns. Coordinate with school leadership teams to incorporate and enhance mental health and behavioral services in a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) / positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS) framework Obtain, integrate, and interpret information regarding a student's behavior and supports necessary for success in school and life, and plan and manage mental health services. Assess the effectiveness of delivered services toward achieving student-driven goals and objectives Assess needs for additional services; make referrals when appropriate to the Community Mental Health System. Provide crisis intervention and be an active member of school-based behavior intervention teams. Demonstrate effective leadership of and participation in interdisciplinary teams. Provide consultation with families, personnel of the school, and community representatives to achieve common goals. Maintain being an effective liaison among families, the school, and the community. Make effective referrals to resources in the school district and the community. Collaborate with community agencies in school-linked service projects or other programs to solve specific problem situations or to develop new resources for children and their families. Identify and develop resources within and outside the school district. Coordinate the services of the school district and community agency to implement effective intervention efforts. Conduct research for developing and evaluating programs. Demonstrate leadership in team building, utilizing school, community, and family resources. Represent the Harper Creek Community Schools in an affirmative manner in the community. Performs such other tasks as may from time to time be assigned by the supervisor. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's degree. Master's degree is highly preferred from a graduate school of social work, counseling, or related field of study. Prefer satisfactory completion of at least four (4) years of school experience. History of experience working with children and families. Knowledge of community resources and the school environment is a must. Must be trained in, or be willing to be trained, in Restorative Practices through International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP). TO APPLY: Visit www.harpercreek.net and follow the Employment Opportunities links. Applicant must include the following documents with their electronic application to be considered: Cover Letter and resume including a review of experience appropriate to the position. Transcript of Degree and graduate credit (student copy acceptable at this time) Up-to-date credentials including at least two (2) recent letters of recommendation. Deadline to apply: Minimally open to May 16 at 12pmA detailed job description is available upon request The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation or transgender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected Classes"), in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. Please provide written notice for any special needs accommodation. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

Keywords: The Calhoun County Online Application Consortium, Kalamazoo , Summer 2022 Family & Community Engagement Specialist - Grant Funded, Other , Marshall, Michigan

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