Dracut Public Schools
Employment Opportunities

SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT COUNSELOR


Joseph A. Campbell Elementary School
Dracut Public Schools
Dracut, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3838444 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: June 21, 2022 Starting Date: August 31, 2022

THIS JOB POSTING IS PENDING APPROVAL

Job Description
The Campbell Elementary School is seeking a School Adjustment Counselor for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Consult and cooperate with administrators and professional staff in assessing the social and emotional health of students experiencing difficulty accessing school and in developing plans to mitigate such challenges on learning
  • Provide services as outlined in a student’s IEP or 504 Accommodation Plan
  • Participate in the drafting of IEP goals and objectives for students requiring specialized instruction
  • Document progress towards goals and objectives in student’s IEP’s
  • Participate in eligibility determination for special education and 504 evaluations
  • Participate as a member of the School-Based Crisis Team
  • Participate as a member of the Student Support Team
  • Meet regularly and work collaboratively with colleagues across the district
  • Serve as a referral agent to obtain necessary information from specialized public or private organizations as well as state agencies in regard to the well-being of students
  • Keep complete, up to date and accurate records and/or data required by law, policy and regulation
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Services

    REPORTS TO:Director of Student Services

    WORK YEAR:182 Days

    COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: As per the Dracut Teachers’ Association contract

    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1


  • Welcome to Joseph A. Campbell Elementary School!

    Welcome to the Joseph A. Campbell Elementary School The school where learning adventures begin. The Campbell Elementary School staff and faculty aim to create a school environment that enhances learning and develops well-rounded students. Campbell School students will demonstrate positive social skills and a positive academic work ethic that will enable them to achieve excellence. Our goals include preparing our students for their future as happy, responsible and productive citizens. These goals can be achieved by focusing on the individual child and on the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks to develop academic skills, social skills, independence, and self-confidence. In addition, all members of the Campbell School Community strive to instill a love of learning, respect for oneself and others, and to accept individual differences and diversity. The Campbell School has established high standards of achievement and social interactions for all students. Students are encouraged to develop and expand their intellectual skills, curiosity and abilities. The Campbell School is a child-centered educational environment that is designed to excite and accommodate individual learning styles in a manner that will establish a solid foundation for each unique student to become a life-long learner. All members of the Campbell School Community work cooperatively to foster a purposeful and successful learning experience for all students.

    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Dracut 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
    QUALIFICATIONS: *Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Master’s preferred *Degrees in Guidance or Psychology will also be considered *Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education License as School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor *Commonwealth of Massachusetts license as Social Worker
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Bonnie Faulkner, Principal
    1021 Metheun Street
    Dracut, Massachusetts 01826
    Phone: 978-459-6186
    Email: bfaulkner@dracutps.org