Student Culture and
rules, systems, academic, and behavioral philosophy of
Perspectives Charter School through counseling in one-on one and
small group support sessions.
proactive counseling program that prevents crises and supports
the academically rich environment of the school.
school and staff morale by assisting the Dean of culture in
organizing school-wide events.
Local and Parent
Program Manager in building relationships with parents.
relationships with community organizations that can help support
the school, students, and their families.
Serve as a
liaison between students/families and local social service
agencies when necessary.
of PMA's families when necessary.
Serve as the
liaison to the school's parent organization.
Coordinator of the RTI team
special education social worker in servicing students with
services to the school community, including:
regular one-on-one counseling or group counseling to students and
intervention as needed;
tracking, and documenting student interactions and counseling
with students and tracking progress towards those goals;
and communicating daily with supervisors, colleagues, and
teachers to meet students' needs.
Manage aspects of
referral process for social services, partnerships, and special
education services, including:
regular assessments of current and emerging student and family
maintaining partnerships with external agencies;
individuals and families to external resources and services;
records, documentation, and other compliance activities.
coordinate student engagement, family engagement, and family
education activities, including:
Home visits for
newly enrolled and current students, as appropriate;
educate families, staff, and/or students on specific issues;
enhance the school's systems and culture by discussing character
education with students.
Consult with the
school's Child Study Team to develop comprehensive supports and
interventions to students who are presenting challenging
effectively with students, families, and colleagues.
family concerns promptly and effectively.
the students' social and emotional health to ensure their
well-being and safety.
Deans, and teachers when discipline issues arise:
actively in department meetings, faculty meetings, and other
responsibility for grade-level and school-wide activities,
including chaperoning day and overnight trips.
daily with the principals about student behavior and issues.
recommendations to the staff and leadership team around
approaches to working with struggling students.
professional rapport and strong relationship with students,
staff, and families.
highest ethical and professional behavior when working with
students, parents, and staff.
parents regularly regarding student issues.
Ensure a safe,
positive environment in group and one-on-one counseling
Displays discretion, confidentiality, honesty
and integrity in his/her relationships with the differing sectors
of Perspectives and wider community
Exhibits a strong commitment to the ethos of
Perspectives Charter Schools
Demonstrates initiative and responsibility as
the Teachers' Aide/Disciplinarian
Serves as an advocate for social justice, the
development of character, and the right to pursue and receive an
One year or more experience equivalent to a
Must be certified as Program Manager by the
Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) within one month hire
Ability to stand, bend and stretch.
Ability to travel and maneuver between site
Ability to lift at least 20 pounds.
Ability to read and write proficiently using
the English language.
Ability to interact and speak effectively in
interpersonal situations and before groups of people.