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Classroom Counselor

Company: Seneca Family of Agencies
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Maya Angelou Academy program provides caring, therapeutic interventions for preschoolers; and K-5 students; who have struggled with behavioral and emotional difficulties and may have been removed from other schools. Maya Angelou Academy fosters the growth of each child’s potential for learning, creativity and social-emotional development in a safe and nurturing environment. The program’s therapeutic milieu incorporates a careful balance of structure and free play that supports each child in building a bridge to great emotional stability and in preparing to attend mainstream elementary schools.TheClassroom Counselor in the Maya Angelou Academy K-5is a member of a team that provides supervision in each preschool or K-5 classroom. TheClassroom Counselorengages the children in creative, stimulating activities that help to develop each child developmentally, socially and academically.Ensure that each child's mental health and educational goals are addressed within the daily preschool curriculumImplement behavioral interventions as neededProvide a safe, engaging, and nurturing environmentTransport clients to and from school, and on field tripsParticipate in all meetings and special eventsInteract as an active member of a multi-disciplinary teamBachelor's degreeSuccessful experience leading activities for youthConversational Spanish abilities a plusMust be at least 21 years of ageValid California driver's license and insurance; insurable by Seneca's automobile policyClearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirementsExperience working with preschool aged children and/or children with severe behavioral needsMonday - Friday, school hoursStarting at $20.25 per hourCompetitive salaryComprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependentsEmployer-paid Employee Assistance PlanScholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunitiesWe provide a 403(b) retirement plan

Keywords: Seneca Family of Agencies, Oakland , Classroom Counselor, Other , Oakland, California

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