Restorative Practices Coordinator (fluency in Spanish required)
- Job posted by Partnership with Children
Details: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Partnership with Children (PWC) works with public schools in New York City communities most impacted by poverty and trauma, to provide critical social and emotional supports for the hardest-to-reach youth and to systematically build schools that are safe, successful and conducive to learning. The Restorative Practices Coordinator will work collaboratively to provide individual and school-wide supports in a High School in Cypress Hills, BK.
- Collaborate with school administration and staff to maintain and provide input on the vision for school climate and culture
- Be an active participant and partner in further enhancing the Socio-Emotional well-being of the school community
- Collaborate with the DOE social worker to create a strategic plan for developing and supporting the implementation of school-wide restorative practices, as well as to establish guidelines to differentiate the Restorative Practices Coordinator and the Social Worker roles within the school community
- Responsible for all out-of-classroom interventions (e.g., restorative conversations/peer mediations; circles; reintegration meetings) and supports teachers in facilitating in-classroom interventions (e.g., talking circles/connection circles/community builders)
- Responsible for integrating all incoming students into the school community throughout the school year (e.g. orientations, parent engagement, systems and structures to ensure students are properly connected to the school community)
- Coordinate closely with the PWC Social Work Director and Social Worker around high needs students
- Participate in school-based student support team meetings
- Ensure restorative justice practices are carried out in culturally and racially sensitive manner
- Provide short-term individual counseling to students, and their parents, who are identified through out-of-classroom interventions
- Assess and refer students to PWC social work team who would benefit from longer-term counseling
- May have opportunity to supervise MSW interns, experience-dependent
- Other duties as assigned
- Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Social Work or related field strongly preferred
- New York State LMSW from an accredited school of social work strongly preferred
- Bilingual Spanish/English Required
- In depth knowledge of, and experience using, restorative justice practices
- Experience working in a school setting strongly preferred
- Demonstrated expertise in working with and facilitating groups of school-based staff
- Experience with community organizing preferred
- Exhibits cultural competence and works with racial justice lens
- Demonstrated belief in youth development and youth leadership
- Work in fast-paced environment, flexible and can-do attitude
- Must be able to pass criminal background check and clearance by NYC Department of Education
Full-time, occasional weeknight hours
Partnership with Children is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization, and addressing issues of equity within our own organization as well as in the other systems we interact with. Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. Partnership with Children is building a diverse and inclusive team and strongly encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Partnership with Children provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.
All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.
Level of Language Proficiency
Fluency in English & Spanish required
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
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