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Social Emotional Learning Coordinator

Company: Elm City Montessori School
Location: Hamden
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Easier to read here: http://elmcitymontessori.org/jobs/

Elm City Montessori School, launched in August 2014, is New Havens first public Montessori school. We are seeking a Social Emotional Learning Coordinator to support us in building a vibrant and healthy learning environment in our new and growing school. We will serve 260 children preK-6th grade in the 2020-2021 academic year and will grow to more than 370 students between the ages of 3 and 13 over the next ten years. New Haven, Connecticut is a thriving arts, cultural, and education hub, located in the center of a growing community of public Montessori schools.

About the Position: This is a 10 month, full-time position. As part of the SEL and Student Support will be responsible for planning social emotional learning. This person reports to the Principal and coordinates with Guides, Assistants, Student Support and Social Worker.
Required Qualifications: Applicant must have a BA and a minimum of 2-3 years of professional and lived experience in a school or early childhood program.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal applicant is well-organized, positive, proactive, and motivated. They are familiar with the Montessori Method of education, has experience in early childhood, has strong communication skills, has coached and managed teams, and possesses a strong desire to involve families in their childrens education. Bilingual (Spanish) is preferred.

Key Components of the Position:
Planning and managing support plans for students
Coordinating with leadership, staff, and parents to support students
Planning and facilitating restorative processes
Supporting social emotional learning for staff through coaching and professional learning

Areas of Responsibility
Children
Review referral data, history and work with Student Support Team to plan supports for children.
Support Principal in maintaining accurate records in accordance with State and District regulations and legal requirements
Work with Principal to share progress reports about students with staff, parents, and leadership team
Plans and facilitates restorative practices with children proactively and based on need

Families
Maintain regular communication with parents, email, phone, meetings, and progress reports
Partner with parents in understanding and supporting educational supports and objectives
Document communication and planning with parents and share with leadership team

Staff
Participates in coaching through observation and data collection from Guides, Montessori Coach and Social Worker
Help plan SEL Team, Coach, Social Worker and Leadership to plan for professional learning
Monitor and support Guides and Assistants in implementation of supports for children and outreach to families

Climate/Safety
Support healthy classroom environments and school policies to create a safe and focused learning environment
Collaborate with Principal and to support individual students and school environment
Support the implementation of SEL Skills for children and in classrooms
Plans and facilitates restorative circles in classrooms

Community
Participate in outreach events (Including Family Conferences(if needed), Orientations, Open House, and 6 additional Family Events)
Represent the school at meetings, events, conferences focused on social-emotional learning

Collaboration and Professional Learning
Communicates and interacts regularly and appropriately with students, faculty, staff and administration, maintaining positive relationships
Meets regularly with classroom team, engaging in planning of activities
Attends and actively participates in all require professional learning and events including work with Social Emotional Learning, Academics, and ABAR

Compensation
Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and comprehensive benefits package

To Apply
Interested applicants may fill out ECMS Employment Application: https://forms.gle/v4LpiNFST1CVb8bH6

Revised: April 2020

Keywords: Elm City Montessori School, Hamden , Social Emotional Learning Coordinator, Other , Hamden, Connecticut

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