Healthy Youth School Therapist (Licensed Mental Health Clinician) at Altus Schools

Application Deadline

Until Filled

Date Posted
11/15/2023
Contact
Number of Openings
1
Salary
Pay Range
$46.77 - $56.84 Per Hour

Add'l Salary Info

Begin w/ Step 1 hourly contract rate of $46.77 (Step 2: $49.11, Step 3: $51.57, Step 4: $54.15, Step 5: $56.84); after intro period (60 work days) placement on Altus scale & receive 100% employer paid benefits. Annual salary $85,312.44
Length of Work Year
228 Work Day Contract- 12 month
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Job Summary

BASIC FUNCTION/DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: Under the direct supervision of the Equity and Inclusion Administrator, the Healthy Youth School Therapist is responsible for individual counseling to students and families with mental, emotional, and behavioral health needs. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: • Provide individual counseling services to students who self-refer or are referred by a teacher or administrator for issues related to mental, emotional, or behavioral health. • Assist in the design and implementation of prevention strategies. • Performs screenings, evaluation, assessments, and recommendations for services. • Acts as a crisis intervention therapist. • Attends planning, staffing, IEPs, 504s, and other meetings as requested. • Collaborates with teachers, counselors, Special Education staff and administrators. • Collaborates and makes referral with community agencies. • Understands and follows FERPA and Mandated Reporter regulations.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Must be registered with a California State Licensing Board as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Psychologist prior to employment. • Possession of a valid California driver’s license and availability of private transportation. • Proof of valid automobile liability insurance is required to make home visits. • Letter of Introduction/ Cover Letter • Copy of College Transcripts • Resume • Three Letters of Recommendation on letterhead written within the last two years • Pass a work styles/ behavior survey and math assessment • Clear background check by the Department of Justice and FBI

  • Copy of Transcript
  • Letter of Introduction
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three Letters of Recommendation on letterhead written within the past two years)
  • Resume

    LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: • Must be registered with a California State Licensing Board as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Licensed Clinical Psychologist prior to employment. • Possession of a valid California driver’s license and availability of private transportation. • Proof of valid automobile liability insurance is required to make home visits. • Letter of Introduction/ Cover Letter • Copy of College Transcripts • Resume • Three Letters of Recommendation on letterhead written within the last two years • Pass a work styles/ behavior survey and math assessment • Clear background check by the Department of Justice and FBI

    • Copy of Transcript
    • Letter of Introduction
    • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Three Letters of Recommendation on letterhead written within the past two years)
    • Resume

      Comments and Other Information

      We are on a mission to transform the lives of students! Altus Schools is a free public school option, serving students in grades K-12 who seek an alternative learning experience to the traditional school setting. The instructional design is based on a "University Model." Repeatedly recognized for its quality instructional program, high-caliber teaching and strong operational performance, Altus Schools seeks to redefine how teachers teach and students learn. Our standards and expectations are high as we prepare our students for the future. Together—teacher, parent, and student—we can guide our students to achieving great academic success and accomplishing the goals each has identified as their own. Its instructional design is based on a “University Model." SELECTION PROCEDURE: Selected applicants will be interviewed by a panel of School Administrators and will complete work-styles/behavior survey. Candidates who successfully complete this phase of process will be interviewed by the Deputy Superintendent School Services and the Superintendent School Services and Founder. MORE INFO: Visit our website https://www.altus4u.com/ NOTE: Applications are considered ONLY for this school, and NOT for other charter schools within SD City Schools nor schools within the county. Altus Schools strives to: --Operate an economically successful "business" and ensure that there are adequate resources available to meet the needs of our students. --Select people on the basis of skill, training, ability, attitude, and character without discrimination with regard to age, gender, color, race, creed, religion, political belief, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, health condition, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. --Review wages, and working conditions continually with the objective of providing maximum benefits in these areas, consistent with sound business practices. --Dedicate ourselves to accountability and continuous improvement. --Develop competent people who understand and meet our objectives, and who accept with open minds the ideas, suggestions, and constructive criticisms of fellow employees. --Respect individual rights and treat all employees with courtesy and consideration. --Do all these things in a spirit of friendliness and cooperation so that Altus Schools will continue to be known as "a great place to work!" Employees working an average of thirty (30) hours or more per week in a calendar month are eligible for coverage beginning the first day of the month following sixty (60) days of employment. The benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, life insurance, and a variety of employee paid voluntary benefits. Altus Schools’ benefits are 100% employer paid for the employee and all eligible dependents! Resume will not be accepted in lieu of application. We apply the same process for selecting staff. Key components of the process include: paper screening, team interview, work-style behaviors survey, director/manager interview, extensive background checks and reference checks. We may call any person listed as a reference and/or any former supervisors on your application. We do not invite all applicants to interview. We do not hire everyone who applies, and we do not discuss our hiring decisions with applicants. Equal Employment Opportunity No person working at Altus Schools or applying for work, is to be discriminated against in employment or application for employment or subjected to harassment in the work environment because of potential parental, family, or marital status or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, age, gender, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, health condition or sexual orientation. Employment or application shall not be affected by physical or mental disability where the employee is able to satisfactorily perform the essential duties required by the job.

      Comments and Other Information


      We are on a mission to transform the lives of students! Altus Schools is a free public school option, serving students in grades K-12 who seek an alternative learning experience to the traditional school setting. The instructional design is based on a "University Model." Repeatedly recognized for its quality instructional program, high-caliber teaching and strong operational performance, Altus Schools seeks to redefine how teachers teach and students learn. Our standards and expectations are high as we prepare our students for the future. Together—teacher, parent, and student—we can guide our students to achieving great academic success and accomplishing the goals each has identified as their own. Its instructional design is based on a “University Model." SELECTION PROCEDURE: Selected applicants will be interviewed by a panel of School Administrators and will complete work-styles/behavior survey. Candidates who successfully complete this phase of process will be interviewed by the Deputy Superintendent School Services and the Superintendent School Services and Founder. MORE INFO: Visit our website https://www.altus4u.com/ NOTE: Applications are considered ONLY for this school, and NOT for other charter schools within SD City Schools nor schools within the county. Altus Schools strives to: --Operate an economically successful "business" and ensure that there are adequate resources available to meet the needs of our students. --Select people on the basis of skill, training, ability, attitude, and character without discrimination with regard to age, gender, color, race, creed, religion, political belief, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, health condition, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. --Review wages, and working conditions continually with the objective of providing maximum benefits in these areas, consistent with sound business practices. --Dedicate ourselves to accountability and continuous improvement. --Develop competent people who understand and meet our objectives, and who accept with open minds the ideas, suggestions, and constructive criticisms of fellow employees. --Respect individual rights and treat all employees with courtesy and consideration. --Do all these things in a spirit of friendliness and cooperation so that Altus Schools will continue to be known as "a great place to work!" Employees working an average of thirty (30) hours or more per week in a calendar month are eligible for coverage beginning the first day of the month following sixty (60) days of employment. The benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, life insurance, and a variety of employee paid voluntary benefits. Altus Schools’ benefits are 100% employer paid for the employee and all eligible dependents! Resume will not be accepted in lieu of application. We apply the same process for selecting staff. Key components of the process include: paper screening, team interview, work-style behaviors survey, director/manager interview, extensive background checks and reference checks. We may call any person listed as a reference and/or any former supervisors on your application. We do not invite all applicants to interview. We do not hire everyone who applies, and we do not discuss our hiring decisions with applicants. Equal Employment Opportunity No person working at Altus Schools or applying for work, is to be discriminated against in employment or application for employment or subjected to harassment in the work environment because of potential parental, family, or marital status or the exclusion of any person because of pregnancy or related conditions, age, gender, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, health condition or sexual orientation. Employment or application shall not be affected by physical or mental disability where the employee is able to satisfactorily perform the essential duties required by the job.