SCHOOL COUNSELOR/ SOCIAL WORKER (2018-2019)

Highline Academy Charter School

Denver , CO

Job Details

Job Description

At Highline Academy we are seeking dedicated individuals to collaborate with high-caliber teachers that share our passion and commitment for inclusive excellence in education and in meeting the academic and social-emotional needs of all students in order to close the achievement gap.

 

Now Accepting Resumes For

School Counselor/Social Worker:   Highline Academy Northeast for the 2018-2019 school year

Duties include but are not limited to individual and small group work, discipline of students, family communication, crisis management and staff support. Must have community resource skills. 

 

What you’ll value about Highline:

  •  Differentiated instruction through smaller targeted classes and performance grouping
  •  Mentor partnerships designed to sustain and promote growth among teachers and faculty alike
  •  Flexibility and support to implement innovative approaches to pedagogy
  •  Regular observations designed to support and meet your individualized goals
  •  School-wide professional development designed to meet faculty goals on a weekly basis
  •  A community that embraces each individual’s contributions
  •  Exceptional team synergy
  •  Active partnership between our school community and families

 

What we value in our candidates:

  • Dedication and passion for the individualized needs of students in order to close achievement gaps
  • An appreciation for diversity with respect for student needs by differentiating instruction
  • Relentless desire to reflect, improve, and grow as an educator
  • Open to innovation in order to best meet student needs
  • A willingness to do “whatever it takes”
  • Ability and enthusiasm for collaboration
  • Successful experiences working with diverse populations
  • Exemplifying our core values using Highline’s Collaborative Norms

Skills and Qualities Sought

  • Individual who seeks a fast-paced environment committed to meeting student needs.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and seeking honest feedback
  • Data driven competence
  • High capacity individual willing to do “whatever it takes”
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and able to continuously adapt to an ever changing environment
  • Experience in backwards design
  • Excitement about utilizing National Common Core Standards.
  • Working knowledge of standards based education
  • Strong classroom management
  • Collaborative skills
  • ELA-T Certification a plus
  • Bilingual not required but a plus
  • Degree in area preferred

  Requirements  

  • NCLB and Highly Qualified compliant / Urban experience preferred
  • Type of License:

                                INSL     -   Initial Special Services License

                     OR      PFSL     -   Professional Services License

                     OR      PFSM    -   Professional Services License - Master

  • License Endorsement

                                    School Social Worker

 

  • Job Categories : Student Services > School/Guidance Counselor
    Student Services > Social Worker
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