Position:  Check and Connect Program Specialist
Work Schedule:
Mon-Fri, 8 Hours per day, 190 days
Start Date: 8/24/20
Salary: $49,670
Benefits:  Single contribution Health, Dental, vision, 403b matching 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Experience working in the school setting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of behavior interventions and support.
  • Ability to collaborate with community agencies to provide services to students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written format.

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Licensed in a MN related license service area (i.e. school social work, school psychologist, guidance counselor)
  • Ability to understand, use and share data related to practices and progress monitoring
  • Knowledge of targeted and individual behavior support
  • Ability to design and deliver training on School-Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Computer proficiency
  • Multi-age and multi-culture experience

Responsibilities:

  • Data collection in building including regular checks on students’ attendance, grades and behavior
  • Provide feedback to students, communicate regularly with families, and initiate efforts to keep student engaged in school
  • Develop timely, personalized, data-based interventions deigned to provide support tailored to individual student needs, based on the student’s level of engagement with school (“check” data), associated influences of home and school, and leveraging of local resources
  • Ensure expectations are taught, reinforced, and monitored at the school-wide level
  • Consult with teachers, parents, and administrators to develop intervention strategies to reduce barriers to school success
  • Work with caseloads of students and families, functioning as liaisons between home and school and striving to build constructive family-school relationships
  • Facilitate monthly Check & Connect meetings, including crating an agenda
  • Collect and analyze Check & Connect specific data (i.e. team implementation checklists and school data forms)
  • Collaborate with other Check & Connect Program specialists and district social workers

 

ISD 622 is an equal opportunity employer and supports an inclusive workplace environment.