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Detroit- Teacher's Assistant/ Paraprofessional

Phalen Leadership Academies Detroit, MI
  • Posted: December 22, 2018
  • Full-Time

TRIX ACADEMY TEACHER'S ASSISTANT/ PARAPROFESSIONAL www.phalenacademies.org WHO WE ARE At PLA, we share an unwavering belief and passion for educating and empowering scholars from under-served communities. Our approach to leading successful schools builds on over 20 years of experience leading educational programs for children, the latest scientific research, and the best practices throughout the nation. The academic success of our scholars is the primary focus of our schools.

We teach a rigorous, research-based curriculum in a nurturing, fun & loving culture with high standards and expectations for all. We challenge our scholars, acknowledge their achievements and hard work, and continuously feed their desire to learn. To create this kind of vibrant learning community, we hire only the best of the best educators and invest heavily in our faculty through ongoing professional development and support.

We value educators with a dedication to excellence and a passion for helping all our scholars develop the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to succeed while fueling their aspirations for the future. RESPONSIBILITIES nder the direction of administration, the school social worker will assess the clinical needs of students with social/emotional problems, complete educational/psychological testing as necessary, develop and implement therapeutic counseling for groups and individuals, provide consultative services for staff and families and maintains organized records on all contacts with students/clients and families, IEP goals and implementation of services. School social workers must be approved by the Michigan Department of Education.

The current procedure for securing approval is as follows: Candidates for school social work positions should show potential employers a copy of a form SSW- 310 from a Michigan University, verifying their eligibility for a recommendation. REQUIREMENTS Master's Degree from School Social Work program with appropriate licensing At least 3 years of relevant experience A passion for working with students and families in under-served communities High sense of possibility; unwavering commitment that every student receives a quality instruction and achieves at high levels Prior school counseling experience, preferred. Experience as a classroom teacher, preferred Phalen Leadership Academies is an equal opportunity employer.

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