May 24, 2019

Manager of Mental Health Services - Ednovate Network Support Team

  • Ednovate Charter Schools
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time Other Education

Job Description

Ednovate Background

Ednovate launched its first school, USC Hybrid High, a personalized learning high school, in 2012. Since then, Ednovate has grown to five schools and is on a trajectory to continue to grow over the next several years. Ednovate is committed to serving in areas where students traditionally lack access to a quality college prep education by building tuition-free, safe, and high-performing public schools to serve neighborhoods that need it the most. Ednovate is currently planning for our next growth phase as we continue to fulfill our mission to make a positive multigenerational change within the communities we serve and in our profession.

Position Overview

The Manager of Mental Health Services will manage, observe and consult with our special education counselors and social workers (hereafter "mental health service providers"). They will provide clinical consultation, manage the counseling programs at our campuses, and evaluate effectiveness of programs for students with mental health needs. They will collaborate with school administrators and general education staff to effectively employ the special education and social and emotional learning programs and provide compliance expertise out schools. The Manager of Mental Health Services will report to the Director of Special Education.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise counseling programs at Ednovate schools
  • Manage campus mental health service providers which includes:
    • Providing supervision to Board of Behavioral Sciences registered Master of Social Work.
    • Meeting regularly with each mental health provider;
    • Providing clinical consultation for work with DIS Counseling students;
    • Monitoring and supporting the compliance of all DIS/ERICS counseling at campuses
  • Design relevant trainings to present to mental health service providers, other Ednovate Staff, and parents
  • Provide DIS counseling services
  • Support mental health service providers with the planning and delivery of suicide prevention trainings to students, staff and parents and ensure other requirements of Ednovate's Suicide Prevention Policy are met
  • Support with mental health emergencies (risk assessments, hospitalizations, re-entry meetings, behavior support plans, crisis plans, etc.)
  • Support the implementation of mental health curriculum within the classroom
  • Support with referrals to outside agencies and build and maintain community-based mental health partnerships with schools.
  • ***Other duties as needed to support student and school needs.***

Candidate Qualifications

  • Master's of Social Work (MSW), required.

PPSC (Pupil Personnel Services Credential) required.

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker with ability to provide supervision to BBS registered MSWs required.
  • Minimum 4 years post-MSW.
  • Minimum 2 years of management experience (Field Instructor OK.)
  • Knowledge of current Special Education regulations and best practices
  • A proactive self-starter with the ability to multitask, establish and rearrange priorities, and maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • A process oriented thinker with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Relentless results-orientation
  • Belief that all Ednovate students will succeed in college and make a Positive Multigenerational Change
  • Unwavering determination to do whatever it takes to help our students succeed

Ednovate Non-Negotiables:

  • A history of high achievement and results
  • Impressive work ethic ("good isn't good enough")
  • Clear passion for Ednovate's Mission
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Serviced-focused mentality

Application Process

Interested candidates should begin the process by submitting an application through Ednovate's website at


Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive compensation plan will include a competitive benefits package.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Ednovate does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

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