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School Counselor

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LearningSpring School
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New York, NY
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Publicado há 21 dias

LearningSpring School is a dynamic, progressive, child-centered, collaborative non-public school located in New York City, dedicated to educating students in grades K-8 on the autism spectrum. To learn more about our school visit our website at learningspring.org.

We have an opening for a School Counselor for immediate start.  

General Description: The School Counselor is responsible for providing direct and indirect service to students consistent with the integration and collaboration model of LearningSpring School. In this capacity it is expected that the School Counselor will establish collaborative relationships with parents and staff to ensure the success of our students.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use a variety of therapeutic approaches in working with students on the autism spectrum to meet counseling goals as stated on their Individualized Education Program (IEP).
  • Interpret clinical evaluations in order to assess level of functioning, needs of each child, and inform therapeutic interventions. 
  • Conduct ongoing informal assessments and observations in the classroom and coordinate professional practice with pedagogic staff, including the provision of classroom consultation.  
  • Maintain ongoing communication with classroom teachers and parents about progress of the students formally in written progress reports, as well as informally via frequent phone and email communication whenever needed.
  • Develop and maintain documentation and communication around Supportive Intervention Plans to address challenging student behaviors. 
  • Participate in the IEP process by collaborating with teachers and therapists to develop appropriate goals and writing appropriate goals relative to students on caseload and participating in IEP meetings when needed.
  • Attend all scheduled meetings, including weekly classroom meetings, supervision meetings and program planning meetings.
  • Timely completion of all session notes, attendance, and other necessary documentation.
  • Applicant must be willing to be trained as a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) trainer, following this training, applicant would be responsible to: Support students and staff during crisis situations, support staff in creating proactive strategies for students, complete appropriate TCI documentation for student reports/file, conduct post crisis meetings, staff and parent training.
  • Conducting Functional Behavior Assessments (School Psychologists) for students identified as persistent behavior that impede their learning or social functioning. 

 Position Requirements:

  • Certification and Master’s Degree in School Psychology or Licensed Master's in Social Work with applicable experience
  • Preferred: At least two years of experience working with students diagnosed on the autism spectrum.
  • Must be able to control and restrain students, when appropriately required. Must be able to lift, carry, and hold children and equipment when required.
  • Must be fingerprinted by the New York City Department of Education and cleared to work in a school.
  • Must comply with NYC Vaccine Mandate for non-public schools

LearningSpring School is a dynamic, progressive, child-centered, collaborative non-public school located in New York City, dedicated to educating students in grades K-8 on the autism spectrum. To learn more about our school visit our…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    10 de janeiro de 2022
  • Educação
    Mestrado Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional

Benefícios

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flex Spending
  • 403b (with employer match)
  • Paid time off
  • Professional Development
  • Nice building
  • Great co-workers and students
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flex Spending
  • 403b (with employer match)
  • Paid time off
  • Professional Development
  • Nice building
  • Great co-workers and students

Localização

Presencial
247 East 20th Street, New York, NY 10003, United States

Como se inscrever

To apply for this position please submit your resume with a cover letter, to resumes@learningspring.org. The subject line of the email should indicate that you are applying for the School Counselor position. All applications must be submitted electronically, please do not call.

To apply for this position please submit your resume with a cover letter, to resumes@learningspring.org. The subject line of the email should indicate that you are applying for the…

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