Student Support Team Manager

Location
Dallas, TX, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 22, 2021
Ref
1553
The future of Texas and the world is in our classrooms. At Texans Can Academies, we are recruiting individuals committed to ensuring that all students are career ready. We know the choices facing today's well-qualified professionals and we are thrilled that you are considering Texans Can Academies.

We are currently looking for a Student Support Team Manager to join our Austin location. If the following opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, please apply.

Primary Purpose:
To address the social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs of students especially

learning needs, learning loss, social and behavioral challenges, and intervention supports.
Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
  • Valid Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners - Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license
    or
  • Valid Texas State Board of Examiners in Psychology - Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
  • Experience in working with multidisciplinary school-based Student Support Teams
  • Two years' experience working in schools


Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Collaborative multidisciplinary team environments
  • School-based case management and coordination
  • School-based consultation and conferencing with administrators, teachers, parents, and students
  • School-based suicide and crisis intervention and management
  • School-based Multi-Tired Systems of Support (MTSS)
  • Safe and Supportive Schools Program (SB-11) and Behavioral Threat Assessment Teams
  • Special education, referral process, due process rights, functional behavioral interventions, and behavior intervention plans
  • Community outreach and outside agency referral coordination
  • Individual and small group therapy counseling
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, guidelines and procedures, including special education
  • Dropout prevention and education programs and services
  • Organizational, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Computer and software application skills including personal computers, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), social media, etc.
  • Awareness and sensitivity to the impact of diversity issues as related to student achievement and mental and behavioral health
  • Data collection and report writing


Experience:
  • Two years' experience providing school psychological services and or school-based social work services in an educational setting


Major Responsibilities:
  • Manage the campus Student Support Team implementation and the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) process and referrals
  • Manage the implementation of the campus behavioral threat assessment team including, assessments, interventions, and notifications of parents and or law enforcement
  • Oversee provision of Tier II supports for students who are experiencing difficulties that impede benefiting from instruction
  • Implement a process for crisis and suicide intervention response and intervention
  • Provide a continuum of mental and behavioral health supports, including individual and group supportive guidance, positive behavioral supports, and parent education
  • Consult with students, staff, and parents to assist in developing individual instructional strategies or mental and behavioral health services for students
  • Provide education and prevention seminars for students and staff such as: healthy relationships, alcohol and drug abuse, teen parenting, trauma and grief, domestic and dating violence, etc.
  • Establish and maintain community-linked health and behavioral health partnerships
  • Facilitate referrals to community mental, health, and social agencies to address psychosocial needs of students
  • Facilitate implementation of school climate programs and positive behavior and intervention supports (PBIS)
  • Collect data and develop monthly Student Support Team report for student referrals and social services
  • Utilize the Student Management System (SMS) to document services and referrals
  • Facilitate the school social work program and placement of social work interns
  • Provide weekly face to face supervision for university social work interns
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with students, parents, teachers, and administrators
  • Remain knowledgeable about ethical and professional standards, and legal regulations
  • Attend professional development training to improve skills related to job responsibilities and continuing education requirements for license
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

As assigned.

Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals; standard instructional equipment

Posture: Prolonged sitting; frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting

Motion: Frequent walking

Lifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds); Occasional heavy lifting (45 pounds and over)

Environment: Work inside, may work outside; travel to other campuses, community agencies, and

home visits

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; may work prolonged or irregular hours

Texans Can Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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