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Youth Intervention Specialist - Brenkwitz Continuation High School (2023-2024 School Year) at Hayward Unified School District

Application Deadline

2/26/2024 12:00 AM Pacific

Date Posted
9/13/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Pay Range
$119,639 - $143,657 Annually
Length of Work Year
197 days
Employment Type
Full Time

About the Employer

The Hayward Unified School District is committed to educational equity so that every student realizes their innate potential, becoming a lifelong learner and having a positive impact on their community. Our mission is to draw from our community’s rich diversity in order to create engaging and equitable educational experiences for students, delivered in a safe and supportive environment. This environment supports inclusion, anti racism through an ethnic studies learner orientation and growth mindset. HUSD believes the responsibility for student success is broadly shared by district staff, families, our community, and our students’ own efforts. Each HUSD student deserves respectful learning environments in which diversity is valued and contributes to successful academic outcomes. We seek equity-minded applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to an educational community. We look for applicants who: - Reflect our diverse community - Value and intentionally promote diversity and consciousness of difference - Empower students furthest from opportunity - Demonstrate cultural competence and cultural humility - Believe that all people have the right to an education and work environment free from fear, harassment, or discrimination - Actively seek to disrupt institutional and/or systemic barriers that adversely impact historically marginalized communities - Foster students’ potential to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders.

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HAYWARD UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

Position Description

 

TITLE: Youth Intervention Specialist                                        REPORTS TO: Site Principal  

                                                                                                  

 

DEPARTMENT:  Educational Services / School Site  CLASSIFICATION:    Management

 

FLSA:    FSLA                                                WORK YEAR:           197 days         

 

BOARD

APPROVAL:  5/25/11

 

BASIC FUNCTION

 

Under the direction of the site principal, design and implement programs to help students overcome problems that impede learning and assist them and their families in making educational and behavioral plans.

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

Student Support Services

Assist students in developing appropriate behavior patterns for dealing with school and life setting activities and relationships with peers, teachers, etc.

 

Developing personalized programs based on each students individual needs

 

Provide individual and small group social/emotional counseling/therapy, including support groups focusing on school adjustment issues

 

Provide crisis intervention and connections to appropriate agencies for student experiencing a severe crisis

 

Assist with student support programs such as Student Study Teams and related programs. Work with the site administrator to develop school wide activities that promote student recognition and motivation

 

Design and provide specialty workshops to provide youth training, accountability and positive peer support while gaining social and personal responsibility.

 

Assure programs are designed and implemented to support a multi-dimensional plan for achieving incremental improvement benchmarks and overall behavioral-based goals

 

Assists students, parents and teachers in making use of community resources

 

Educational Support Services

Assist in the implementation of a school-wide, multi-level instructional and behavioral system for preventing school failure including screening, progress monitoring, data based decision making for instruction, movement within the multilevel system and identification of student disabilities.

 

  • Complete formal and information psycho-educational assessments for the purpose of identifying special needs
  • Attend and serve as administrative designee at IEP’s
  • Recommend program and classroom placements consistent with the needs of the student
  • Support teachers and administrators regarding student issues by giving guidance through 504’s, behavior plans, SST, IEP and discipline process
  • Assure that lower level interventions have been appropriately implemented and analyized for effectiveness prior to moving to the next level of intervention

 

Family Support Services

  • Coordinate family, school and community resources on behalf of the students
  • Works with families concerning home situations that relate to the student’s performance
  • Works with teachers, administrators and other staff regarding issues of student attitudes, progress and attendance (truancy and absenteeism)
  • Works with Child, Welfare and Attendance and provides information in a timely manner
  • Facilitate group parent education programs
  • Establish a parent information program which provides opportunities for parent to meet with school counselors to discuss concerns and develop strategies for assisting students outside of school

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

Programs to support healthy kids and healthy families

School based behavioral health program

Continuum of services to support academic, emotional, and social growth

Expertise in diagnosis and prescriptive programming

Experience and expertise in the assessing of children of different cultural and racial groups

 

ABILITY TO:

Work with individuals, groups and families

Support systemic change and reform initiatives that produce gains in closing the achievement gap.

Manage conflict through quality decision-making and effective problem solving.

Collaborate and work with staff in general education, school support, and professional development to provide quality programs and services to students in special education and general education.

Ability to translate knowledge and understanding to practical application in the areas of curriculum, assessment, evaluation.

The ability to speak Spanish will enhance qualifications.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of five (5) years experience with evidence of demonstrated instructional leadership or leadership in intervention/support models

Masters Degree from an accredited college or university preferred

 

CREDENTIAL/EDUCATION:

California Teaching Credential or Pupil Personnel Services Credential

California Administrative Credential

School Psychologist credential preferred

 

LICENSES AND OTHE REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California Drivers License

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:

Office environment

Constant interruptions

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Dexterity of hand and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information

Seeing to read a variety of materials

Sitting for extended periods of time

Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching to file materials.

Walking throughout the campus

 

OVERTIME EXEMPT:

This position is designated Management under the provisions of the EERA.

This position is designated overtime exempt under the provisions of the Education Code.

 

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Applicants must possess a valid California Administrative Services Credential or be intern eligible for the credential. Master's Degree desirable. Must submit a fully completed application, 3 letters of recommendation, a current resume, and a letter of introduction.

Completed application; current resume; three current letters of recommendation; copies of credentials and letter of introduction

  • Credential Copy
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Resume

    Applicants must possess a valid California Administrative Services Credential or be intern eligible for the credential. Master's Degree desirable. Must submit a fully completed application, 3 letters of recommendation, a current resume, and a letter of introduction.

    Completed application; current resume; three current letters of recommendation; copies of credentials and letter of introduction

    • Credential Copy
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      Non-Discrimination Policy Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If a complainant is unable to put a complaint in writing due to conditions such as a disability or illiteracy, district staff shall assist him/her in the filing of the complaint. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or their supervisor. See the links below for more information on complaint management, Title IX, and Uniform Complaint Procedures and forms. For Uniform and Title IX Complaints, please contact Dr. Michelle Pérez at (510) 784-2600, ext 72562 or amperez@husd.us. The address is 24411 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544. A copy of the HUSD Uniform Complaint Board Policy along with the Uniform Complaint Administrative Regulations and the HUSD non-discrimination policy are available, free of charge, upon request.

      Comments and Other Information


      Non-Discrimination Policy Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, age, religion, marital or parental status, pregnancy status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If a complainant is unable to put a complaint in writing due to conditions such as a disability or illiteracy, district staff shall assist him/her in the filing of the complaint. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or their supervisor. See the links below for more information on complaint management, Title IX, and Uniform Complaint Procedures and forms. For Uniform and Title IX Complaints, please contact Dr. Michelle Pérez at (510) 784-2600, ext 72562 or amperez@husd.us. The address is 24411 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544. A copy of the HUSD Uniform Complaint Board Policy along with the Uniform Complaint Administrative Regulations and the HUSD non-discrimination policy are available, free of charge, upon request.