Champlain Valley School District
Shelburne, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 4089895 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: January 17, 2023 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
1.00 FTE Student Assistance Program (SAP) Professional for Shelburne Community School (SCS) 5-8

POSITION OBJECTIVES The SCS SAP Professional is a 1.00 FTE position. The SAP Professional is someone who operates on-site and identifies, screens, and assists students experiencing personal stressors that can impede their school performance, and negatively impact their social and emotional well-being. The SAP Professional also provides school-based services to teachers, administrators, state agencies, providers, and communities as well as students.
The SAP Professional supports and empowers students who are dealing with a variety of personal issues such as those related to alcohol and other drugs, depression, anxiety, academic issues, family, and friend stressors. Using a holistic approach to promote a healthy school environment, the SAP Professional works in several ways. They provide a prevention element by educating students in making good decisions about the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs and also provides an early identification and intervention. This can include referral to offsite providers for assessment and treatment when necessary. It can also involve providing a positive atmosphere for recovery for those students engaged in or returning from substance abuse treatment.
The ideal candidate will:
•Hold a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or other appropriate discipline plus relevant experience preferred (or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired). Requires familiarity with substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment, and recovery methods. Working knowledge of the fundamentals of emotional, behavioral, and mental health issues of the students served.
•Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate and work cooperatively with a diverse group of individuals, including students, peers, supervisors, parents, and representatives of outside organizations.
•The Student Assistance Program professional (SAP) will be:
-Certified or licensed as an Alcohol and Drug Professional (CADC or LADC)
-Or will hold certifications pertinent to the work of the SAP Professional.
Please apply via SchoolSpring.com no later than December 9th.
CVSD is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all of our students achieve our mission - which means we are also committed to developing a faculty and staff that represents the inclusive, welcoming environment we seek to develop for students and families. We seek applicants with diverse experiences who share this commitment and strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), immigrants, women, and LGBTQ candidates to apply. CVSD Equity Policy

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1

Equal Opportunity Employer
Champlain Valley School District 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
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

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

    Contact Information
    Tony Moulton, Director of Integrated Wellness
    5420 Shelburne Rd
    Shelburne, Vermont 05482
    Phone: 8023831234
    Fax: 8023831242
    Email: tmoulton@cvsdvt.org