The Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning (SEAL) Program Specialist will provide strategic leadership and support in the district-wide implementation of the Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning initiative via collaboration, consultation, support, coaching, professional development and monitoring. The Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning Specialist will work in close partnership with school, district, and community stakeholders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Direct responsibility for coordinating and planning all activities related to district implementation of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
· Provide support services, collaboration, and guidance with school and community stakeholders that promotes academic achievement, social and emotional success, and implementation of programs.
· Collaborate with administration, teachers, student services staff, mental health providers, parents, and community stakeholders to support schools in the implementation of the district’s Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning framework.
· Provide support and coaching to school-based teams to identify priorities, develop action plans, and monitor progress with Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning within the context of a Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS).
· Coordinate, develop, and/or conduct professional development for a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
· Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school personnel, community, and business partners.
· Review district, as well as, school-wide assessment data to assist the design of school-wide interventions addressing social and emotional learning competencies; provide technical and analytical support utilizing the Panorama platform.
· Maintain reports and records related to the Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning initiative
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Strong analytical skills: demonstrated ability to understand varied data collection and analysis techniques sufficient for understanding and interpreting data in applied settings (required)
· Excellent communication skills including: writing capabilities; ability to execute meetings, calls and emails with professionalism, courtesy and accuracy; and ability to make effective presentations (required)
· Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Google Drive applications; as well possess ability to learn effective navigation of the Panorama platform and other relevant systems (required)
· Ability to work collaboratively, as well as, independently; ability to effectively allocate and prioritize time to several tasks to ensure completion (required)
· Knowledge of best practices in Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) to meet students’ social, emotional and academic needs (preferred)
· Hold a valid driver license and be properly insured and possess ability to travel between school, office and community sites (required)