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School Social Worker/Counselor

Kato Public Charter School

Location: Mankato, MN 56001
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 20, 2024
School Social Worker/School Counselor (Full-Time) Kato Public Charter School 2024-2025 Summary of duties: In collaboration with the administration and staff, the Social Worker/ounselor position will provide student supervision and interventions to students experiencing problems in discipline, attendance, and testing. Support school and district initiatives that create a safe and engaging learning environment. This position will also act as a resource to teachers in their instructional practice, especially as it relates to issues of discipline, relationships with students, classroom management, and school culture. Student Discipline ● Assist with student behavior management and discipline including positive problem solving of student behavior concerns; ● Communicate with and engage parents to resolve student behavior issues; ● Talk with students to build relationships based on trust and respect; ● Supervise detentions, in school and out of school; ● Co-leader of our school-wide behavior management system; ● Relates to students with mutual respect while carrying out a positive and effective disciplinary program; ● Serves as liaison to parents including reinforcing parental support of school’s policies for student discipline, dress code, and homework. Student Relations ● Work with staff to monitor student attendance & address individual truancy issues; ● Support building interventions such as Positve Behavior Interventions & Supports (PBIS); ● Serve as 504 Coordinator and attend IEP meetings as needed; ● Assist with test monitoring and student assessments; ● Support transitioning of new and returning students; ● Supervise the consistent and fair administration of school policies regarding student discipline; ● Demonstrate and model a school-wide culture of respect and support of students; ● Establish and maintain productive, collaborative relationships with staff, students, and community; ● Model professional standards of ethics, confidentiality, and professionalism; ● Meet scheduled deadlines for assigned projects and tasks. Student Support Services ● Assist in monitoring school safety drills (Fire, Tornado, Lockdowns); ● Facilitate parent education, training, and engagement events; ● Attend KPCS Board meeting once a month; ● Communicate with parents regularly by phone, email and in person; ● Other tasks as assigned. Student Services ● Participate in audit of student service areas as needed; ● Participate in staff training, meetings, workshops and professional development; ● Participate on committees or in a school leadership group as needed ● Assist Special Education with monitoring and observing student behaviors ● Other tasks as assigned. Compensation: ● Salary $40,000-$50,000 depending on experience and qualifications ● Employer-paid health, life, and short/long-term disability insurance ● Optional employee-paid vision, dental, HSA, additional life ● Paid Time Off (PTO) Qualifications & Expectations: ● Bachelor's/Master’s Degree (School Counselor, Psychologist, Social Worker) ● Fluent in English ● Excellent organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, and work ethic ● Desire to mentor, inspire, and promote continuous growth in all students ● Ability to work independently, as well as participate in and lead teamwork ● Comfortable using technology and familiar with Google platforms ● Maintains consistent, punctual, and regular attendance Minnesota State Statute on Charter Schools can be viewed at: Please call the school to schedule a tour and get any questions you may have about the Student Support Services position and Kato Public Charter School answered. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, & contact information for three professional references, to the Principal Dr. Mymique Baxter ( Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is hired. Kato Public Charter School is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. Empowering Enrichment & Innovation District 4066-07 | 110 N 6th St, Mankato, MN 56001 | Ph: 507-387-5524 | Job Type: Full-time Pay: $40,000.00 - $50,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insurance Grade levels: High school Middle school Schedule: Monday to Friday Work setting: Charter school In-person Application Question(s): THIS POSITION REQUIRES LICENSURE: Are you licensed in one of the following areas, School Counselor, School Psychologist, or School Social Worker? Work Location: In person
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000 a year
Employment Type: Full-time
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