Director of Social Services - Elementary School
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Post Date: Sep 29, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 12/1/2020
Salary: 100000
Location: US - New York - Bronx
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Staffing Boutique ( is pleased to announce a new permanent role!
Organization Type: Charter School
Role: Director of Social Services, Elementary School
Location: Bronx
Start Date: November/December 2020
Salary: $90-105K (commensurate with experience)
Elementary Director of Social Services
Hired by, reports to, and evaluated by Executive Director and Elementary Principal
The role of Director of Social Services is an integral part of the school’s educational program. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the preventive, therapeutic, and crisis related work with students and families. The Director of Social Services works with the leadership team to ensure that the trauma sensitive response to student/family transitions and crisis is equitable and in alignment with individual needs. Additionally, this person oversees the Social Emotional integrations and interventions, manages Agency relationships, and leads the school’s internship program.
This individual should:
•        Have an LCSW, working towards that, or a Master’s Degree in Psychology
•        Minimum of 5 years if experience in related field; including supervisory experience
•        Have completed SIFI training or be prepared to enroll in SIFI certification during the upcoming school year
•        Have a strong desire to work within an innovative, urban educational program
•        Have a knowledge of the Foster Care system and mental health needs prevalent within that population
•        Be familiar with treatment modalities for trauma intervention, restorative practices and anti racist education
•        Have experience working in a school
Supervisory Responsibilities
•        Supervises Family and Student Specialists (FSS) by providing clinical supervision, oversight of work, and biannual evaluations in conjunction with the grade level Assistant Principal
•        Coordinate clinical meetings by laying out a full year scope of practice and bringing in trainers to support the work
•        Supports FSS in using attendance data to conduct family outreach to Tier 2 and Tier 3 families and develop attendance contracts
•        Manages FSS in the development of Tier 1- 3 social emotional practices and interventions to address student trauma, attachment difficulties, and social emotional needs
•        Updates t-evals promptly to observation cycles
•        Manages data wall and external data sources (i.e., DESSA) by analyzing all major data points (life events, crises, self harm assessments, referrals to community based services, counseling services) and coordinates with FSS to ensure data is updated regularly
•        Leads social emotional data analysis meetings to identify school-wide trends and create action plans to address school needs
•        Provide clinical supervision to MSW interns in grades PK-5, including bi annual evaluations and review of process recordings

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to Covid-19, this role will report into the office part-time with remote work options.

Sifi certification highly preferred

Contact Details
Name: Dana Scurlock
City: New York
State/Province: New York
Country: United States