Responsible for general education instruction and instruction of English Language Learners. Knowledge and experience with Project Based Learning is important. AUL has a small teaching staff and teachers work collaboratively to plan interdisciplinary instruction, so being a team player is key.
School attendance, illegal drug or alcohol dangers, teen pregnancy and adjustment to the social setting of the school are all issues we need to address at AUL. Of high importance is addressing individual students’ root causes for poor attendance, and developing home/school connections to increase attendance, thereby increasing academic achievement.
In this position you will help students cope with personal and psychological issues that effect their school performance, behavior and socialization. Through home visits, one-on-one, classroom or school-wide sessions, you will address issues relevant to the student population at the Academy of Urban Learning (AUL). You will be responsible for one to two periods of social-emotional instruction daily.
You will also assist teachers and administrators in dealing with behavioral or attitude issues by communicating with students to find the causes of their distress.
When appropriate or necessary, you might provide information for outside support services or agencies to help students deal with economic, emotional or physical challenges.
You will be responsible for maintaining truancy paperwork and supporting our students to rise above their truancy issues and improve attendance and engagement at AUL.
This is a grant funded position. You will also be responsible for maintaining data and completing reports that are specific for this grant.
A CDE credential as a school social worker is required for this position.