Somerville Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION SPECIALIST


Somerville Public Schools
Somerville, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3717168 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: November 8, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY FOR THE
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR

Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention Specialist
District Wide

Job Goal:
To provide support for students and staff with drug and alcohol education, prevention, intervention and consultation.

Qualifications:
•Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor preferred
•Bi lingual preferred

Responsibilities:
•Provide consultation and serve as a resource to staff for referrals and other community services individually and in regular staff meetings as needed.
•Design and conduct several weekly groups focused on a variety of alcohol and other drug-related topics including (a) overseeing student-run taskforce (addressing and enforcing school AOD policies), and (b) processing and psycho-educational groups
•Provide individualized student support to Student Services, as well as internal and external referrals
•Weekly community service group

Position Reports to: Director of Student Services

NOTE:
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.

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


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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
    Elizabeth Doncaster
    8 Bonair St
    Somerville, Massachusetts 02145
    Phone: 617-625-6600
    Email: edoncaster@k12.somerville.ma.us