May 11, 2020

Social Emotional Learning Specialist

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  • Beaumont, TX, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


Beaumont Independent School District

Job Description

JOB TITLE:

Social Emotional Learning Specialist

CLASSIFICATION:

Exempt

REPORTS TO:

Senior Director of Special Education

PAY GRADE:

ADM

4

/ 220 Days

LOCATION:

Special Education

DATE REVISED:

06/11/2018

FUNDED BY:

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Provide school support that focuses on the social emotional needs of students receiving special education services. The social emotional learning coordinator will additionally provide training and support services for parents and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:
  • Teaching certification (special education preferred)
  • Master's degree
  • Counseling Experience (preferred
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Knowledge of social emotional student support services
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of community services
Experience:
  • Three years teaching experience (special education preferred)
  • Counseling Experience (preferred)
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Provide group guidance and social skills activities for student related to topics such as self-awareness, bullying prevention and social awareness.Consult with teachers and providing support regarding students' social/emotional needs.Provide support and consult with the campus parent liaison and parents related to the functioning of the child in the educational program and the home.Facilitate parent information and support groups as needed.Attend departmental, interdepartmental, professional and community based meetings as requested.Assist in formulation of campus and district goals and objectives addressing the social emotional needs of students.Participate in collaborative planning to provide in-service training for teachers in social emotional aspects of students.Assume other responsibilities within the scope of the job and duties assigned by the Senior Director of Special Education in extraordinary circumstances.Provide support and counseling to individuals and small groups relative to their concerns.Compile, maintain and file all reports, records and other documents required utilizing technology as appropriate.Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule and the local Board policyPresent for students a positive role model that supports the mission of the school district.Participate with school-wide programs that recognize positive student behavior.Regular attendance; must be willing and able to report to work at designated site on a regular daily basis according to established work schedule.Participate in admission, review and dismissal (ARD) meetings as needed.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents.Assess and respond to needs related to job responsibilities.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.Consult with parents, teachers, administrators and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students.Develop needed professional skills appropriate to job assignment.Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

Mental Demands
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written); ability to instruct and counsel
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Work with frequent interruptions
Physical Demands
  • Drive personal vehicle to make home visits as needed
  • Light lifting and carrying moderately up to 30 pounds, reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, repetitive hand motions; frequent bending and stooping
  • Prolonged use of computer
Environmental Demands
  • Normal office environment
  • May work prolonged or irregular hours
  • Frequent in-district travel
  • Limited out-of-district travel

The above statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to the job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be required. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

The Beaumont Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex in the educational programs or activities that it operates and is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Special Education > Emotionally Disabled
Contact Information
  • Derwin Samuels
  • 3395 Harrison Ave
  • Beaumont, Texas 77706

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