Student Support Counselor - Non-Profit Mental Health Agency!
Seneca Family of Agencies is seeking dynamic Student Support Counselors to support our integrated, responsive special education model that provides equitable opportunities and mental health services for all students. Student Support Counselors are key members of our school teams, guiding students and families to achieve academic success no matter what challenges they may be facing. Counselors provide instructional, therapeutic, and behavioral support to students in charter and district schools, working in classrooms with one counselor in each class to provide a positive learning environment through behavior management, modification, coaching, training, and skill-building.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community-based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourage people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.
- Assist Academic Intervention Specialists/Teachers in providing individual and group instruction as appropriate
- Provide direct behavioral interventions and modification for students that decrease engagement in disruptive, harmful, or negative behaviors and increase engagement in positive replacement behaviors
- Provide crisis management and intervention for students, including risk assessment, crisis counseling, creation of behavioral plans, and/or physical management through Seneca's certified Equilibrium Model
- Lead small groups of students in activities to enhance their academic, behavioral, interpersonal, and social skills
- Assist in monitoring students' progress toward their goals through formal documentation methods
- Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that all students get the support they need to achieve academic and personal success at school
- Coordinate and collaborate with parents, classroom teachers, and other providers in order to transfer skills and build capacity
- Implement broader classroom or school-wide interventions, including trauma-informed practices and aspects of the PBIS framework
- Participate in individual and group supervision to expand skills and receive ongoing coaching and support
- Bachelor's degree required
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Valid California driver's license and insurance; insurable by Seneca's automobile policy
- Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
- Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
- Conversational Spanish abilities a plus!
- Full time, in-person
- School hours
- Starting at $20.25 per hour, with additional compensation provided upon passing a bilingual language proficiency exam
- Annual performance evaluations provide the potential for a generous salary increase each year
- Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents
- Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- 4 weeks of flexible paid time off and 11 paid holidays
- We provide a 403b retirement plan
- Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
Please apply directly through our website by clicking here!