Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3192795 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 31, 2019 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

Temporary Student Service Crisis Case Manager

Job Goal: The Crisis Case Manager will provide immediate support, supply and immediate assistance as needed to students who are undergoing a clinical/health crisis. To coordinate the care given to students in crisis and to manage the student’s pathway during the episode of care. The Crisis Case Manager is also responsible to oversee the implementation of a follow up plan with support team at the student’s school and outside services to ensure the student is adequately supported and monitored for as long as is needed.

The Crisis Case Manager will also provide short-term assistance to family members to cope with the trauma associated with the student’s distresses. The will provide crisis support at the hospital or location of the family in collaboration with the school and other city agencies.


• Engage individuals and families as partners in services and develop positive, hopeful, and trusting relationships.

• Participate as an active member of the service provider team.

• Participate in the development of re-entry plans

• Mediate between students/families and other professionals directing services and care

• Exercise discretion and independent judgement when determining a course of action. Maintain the ability to compare and evaluate possible courses of conduct and actions, in consultations with Director of Student Services

• Build student relationships, as well as business relationships and strategic partnerships with other agencies and external resources

• Mediate between students/families and other professional services to facilitate care plans, strengths assessments and external resources

• Work with courts, social services, professional, doctors and education systems on behalf of the individual student/family to facilitate goals and objectives of the student, care team and organization

• Advocates for resources on behalf of the student and family with state, government and private agencies

• Recognize and demonstrate sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences

• Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work with persons with severe and persistent mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance, and the ability to react effectively in a wide variety of human service situations

• Regularly travel and transport students and/or families in and around the region, and provide direct care and support as needed.

• Be available to on an on-call basis

• This is a full time position and may include evening and weekend work

• Performs other tasks as assigned by the Director of Student Services


• Possession of a Master’s Degree; in human services field, with emphasis preferably in social work, psychology, rehabilitation or related field.

• Valid driver’s license with motor vehicle insurance.

• Familiarity with mental health theory, emerging promising practices, and Evidence based Practice.

• Knowledge of trends and issues, laws and regulations related to the development and delivery of case management services helpful.

• Demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills.

• Demonstrate time management and organizational skills. The ability to manage priorities under changing circumstances and timeframes.

Position Reports to: Director of Student Services

Applications are only accepted online through School Spring.

Please do not mail or email resumes. Only resumes that are submitted through School Spring will be considered.

Should you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Human Resources Office via email at

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Somerville Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Somerville Public Schools actively seeks applicants with diverse backgrounds. Grade level and content licensure is required when applicable. Dual licensure including SPED, ESL, ELL, or bilingual licensure and/or proficiency in a language or languages other than English is preferred.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Welcome to Somerville Public Schools!

Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the themes that characterize the instructional services, departments and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.

Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Somerville Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
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    Contact Information
    Gilbert White
    8 Bonair St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: 617-625-6600