School Climate And Culture Specialist

Seneca Center Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

School Climate and Culture Specialists are dedicated to leading school teams in the pursuit of Unconditional Education for all students. The Unconditional Education model dismantles the traditional special education and mental health systems in which children receive support in separate settings, replacing it with a comprehensive model where schools, families, and the Seneca All-In! Team collaborate to promote the achievement of all children within inclusive environments.

The School Climate and Culture Specialist designs and implements school-wide social-emotional and behavioral intervention systems in collaboration with partner school leadership to create a positive learning environment and school culture. They provide support and professional development to school staff addressing classroom management, school culture and climate, and trauma-informed education practices. This position would serve our partnership with nimo Florence-Firestone Charter Middle School.

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca's agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!

Responsibilities

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency team to assess the culture and climate needs of the school community and create a responsive, culturally relevant annual implementation plan.

  • Undergo "train the trainer" series for School-Wide Positive Behavioral Supports (SWPBS); become SWIS database facilitator and coordinator for PBIS Assessment database; lead creation of an onsite SWPBS team and act as the internal coach for the first year of implementation; facilitate initial assessments and ongoing fidelity measurements for the implementation of SWPBS.

  • Facilitate evaluation and program improvement assessment activities onsite.

  • Lead the Coordination of Services Team to oversee referral of students requiring support, timely implementation of interventions, the progress monitoring of students receiving interventions, and the evaluation of intervention effectiveness.

  • Provide coaching and professional development to support Seneca and partnership school teachers and staff in experiencing success with all students.

  • Coordinate implementation of research-based interventions aligned a multi-tiered intervention framework.

  • Engage caregivers in the educational process through formal trainings and workshops and by providing frequent opportunities to discuss student growth and needs.

Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, a related field, or equivalent experience

  • A background working in school settings

  • A demonstrated record of effectively leading other adults in creating change

  • Valid California driver's license, clean record, and insurability under Seneca's automobile policy

  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearance, and any other State/Federal licensing or certification requirements

Schedule

  • Monday - Friday

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage and partially paid premiums for dependents.

  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan

  • 5 weeks of paid time off.

  • Excellent training and professional development

  • We provide a 403(b) retirement plan

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School Climate And Culture Specialist

Seneca Center