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School Social Worker at North Oakland Community Charter School (NOCCS)

About the Employer

NOCCS is a progressive, community-driven school serving students from kindergarten through 5th grade. We emphasize arts integration and intentional diversity as part of our rigorous and inclusive approach to education. Our mission is to educate thoughtful, informed, and inquisitive citizens.

Job Information

Date Posted: 5/4/2021 Application Deadline: Until Filled
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 11 months (starts July 1st, 2021)
Salary: competitive, comparable to Oakland Unified Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: D.M. Kloker Email: kloker@noccs.org
Phone: 510-655-0540

Job Summary

Job Summary

NOCCS is looking for a one year grant funded school social worker that we hope to extend beyond the 2021-2022 school year. The school social worker would be responsible for running social skills groups for students needing to build their capacity to safely participate in learning activities. They would also do individual/family support for students in extreme need. Further, the social worker would provide Education Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) to students who receive this service as part of their special education services. Finally, we would like the social worker to coordinate a Response to Intervention team of teachers and other staff to coordinate academic and social support for students struggling in the classroom.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the ideal Head of School candidate will be: ? At least five years of mental health, education, and/or student behavioral support background ? Certification necessary to provide Education Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) as part of special education service. ? Culturally competent and a self-reflective leader who understands the effects of race, class, ethnicity, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and other issues of difference in our society and is able to lead direct conversations about these issues. ? Skilled in strategic planning, project management, and organization; able to focus on big picture priorities while not losing sight of the details. ? Dynamic and versatile, engages effectively with a variety of individuals and speaks in a clear, compelling, and authentic manner about the organization’s goals and priorities.

To Apply Contact director@noccs.org, the interview process is two stages with an initial informational interview and a panel interview.



      In order to fulfill these responsibilities, the ideal Head of School candidate will be: ? At least five years of mental health, education, and/or student behavioral support background ? Certification necessary to provide Education Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) as part of special education service. ? Culturally competent and a self-reflective leader who understands the effects of race, class, ethnicity, income, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and other issues of difference in our society and is able to lead direct conversations about these issues. ? Skilled in strategic planning, project management, and organization; able to focus on big picture priorities while not losing sight of the details. ? Dynamic and versatile, engages effectively with a variety of individuals and speaks in a clear, compelling, and authentic manner about the organization’s goals and priorities.

      To Apply Contact director@noccs.org, the interview process is two stages with an initial informational interview and a panel interview.

          Comments and Other Information

          Job Description North Oakland Community Charter School seeks a school social worker to oversee a school wellness center, provide individual counseling, organize social skill and support groups, and lead the school’s socio-emotional positive intervention systems. The ideal candidate will be able to offer culturally relevant mental health supports for any student from Oakland, especially African American students. NOCCS is looking for a social worker with strong community connections. Candidates of color strongly encouraged to apply. Responsibilities The Social Worker key responsibilities include: ? Provide mental and emotional support for students (including Education Related Mental Health Services-ERMHS) ? Collaborate with Leadership Team (Head of School, Director of Operations, and Director of Student Support) and others (e.g. teachers/staff, district personnel, and community organizations, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining welcoming, high-quality school. ? Oversee K-5th student safety on campus site. ? Respond to student discipline and behaviors problems using restorative, high-accountability approach laid out in family-student handbook. ? Review student behavior referrals and make recommendations to Head of School for further actions if necessary (i.e. In House or Off Campus Suspensions, Work packets, loss of recess and/or lunch) ? Provide Wellness Center space for students when needed (i.e. Feelings of Emotional or Mental distress, in need of a break or nap to reset, to talk about personal issues and/or concerns) ? Facilitate daily/weekly student age appropriate Socio/Emotional group sessions ? Check into classrooms to monitor student behavior ? Daily/Morning check-ins with assigned students ? Supervise additional student behavioral support and/or mental health staff ? Facilitate Response to Intervention (RtI) meetings for tier II and tier III behavioral and academic intervention ? Strategic engagement/communication for relationship growth with parent(s)/guardians of students for consistent check-ins regarding students behaviors, socio/emotional and/or academics ? Meet with teachers for socio/emotional support regarding personal and academic issues or concerns ? Schedule and facilitate meetings with parents and students whenever necessary to resolve ongoing conflicts, i.e. bullying, fighting, etc. ? Articulate and embody NOCCS mission, guiding principles, and staff norms ? Communicate effectively with colleagues, parent/families, students, and key stake-holders ? Contribute to staff dialogue and constructive conversations that contribute to the continuous improvement of NOCCS as a learning community

          Comments and Other Information


          Job Description North Oakland Community Charter School seeks a school social worker to oversee a school wellness center, provide individual counseling, organize social skill and support groups, and lead the school’s socio-emotional positive intervention systems. The ideal candidate will be able to offer culturally relevant mental health supports for any student from Oakland, especially African American students. NOCCS is looking for a social worker with strong community connections. Candidates of color strongly encouraged to apply. Responsibilities The Social Worker key responsibilities include: ? Provide mental and emotional support for students (including Education Related Mental Health Services-ERMHS) ? Collaborate with Leadership Team (Head of School, Director of Operations, and Director of Student Support) and others (e.g. teachers/staff, district personnel, and community organizations, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining welcoming, high-quality school. ? Oversee K-5th student safety on campus site. ? Respond to student discipline and behaviors problems using restorative, high-accountability approach laid out in family-student handbook. ? Review student behavior referrals and make recommendations to Head of School for further actions if necessary (i.e. In House or Off Campus Suspensions, Work packets, loss of recess and/or lunch) ? Provide Wellness Center space for students when needed (i.e. Feelings of Emotional or Mental distress, in need of a break or nap to reset, to talk about personal issues and/or concerns) ? Facilitate daily/weekly student age appropriate Socio/Emotional group sessions ? Check into classrooms to monitor student behavior ? Daily/Morning check-ins with assigned students ? Supervise additional student behavioral support and/or mental health staff ? Facilitate Response to Intervention (RtI) meetings for tier II and tier III behavioral and academic intervention ? Strategic engagement/communication for relationship growth with parent(s)/guardians of students for consistent check-ins regarding students behaviors, socio/emotional and/or academics ? Meet with teachers for socio/emotional support regarding personal and academic issues or concerns ? Schedule and facilitate meetings with parents and students whenever necessary to resolve ongoing conflicts, i.e. bullying, fighting, etc. ? Articulate and embody NOCCS mission, guiding principles, and staff norms ? Communicate effectively with colleagues, parent/families, students, and key stake-holders ? Contribute to staff dialogue and constructive conversations that contribute to the continuous improvement of NOCCS as a learning community

           


          Application Deadline

          Until Filled

          Date Posted

          5/4/2021

          Contact

          D.M. Kloker
          510-655-0540

          Number of Openings

          1

          Salary

          competitive, comparable to Oakland Unified

          Length of Work Year

          11 months (starts July 1st, 2021)

          Employment Type

          Full Time