Children's Home and Aid Social Emotional Learning Coordinator in Granite City, Illinois

The Social Emotional Learning (SEL) framework helps to ensure that children, K-12, have access to a range of learning opportunities that support them in many critical facets of their development. The SEL Coordinator supports District 189 schools and leadership in successfully implementing SEL practices. As the SEL Coordinator, you will be a critical member of a high-level team of leaders, and you will work closely with school personnel, providing training, consultation, and technical assistance to ensure that the SEL framework is effectively integrated into all components of the educational system. The SEL Coordinator is also responsible for collecting and tracking data to evaluate the impact of SEL implementation and providing recommendations for ongoing quality improvement.

Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Provide training, consultation, and technical assistance for school and district personnel to ensure effective implementation of SEL practices in District 189.

  • Regularly meet with school leadership and staff to identify and address concerns and opportunities surrounding the promotion of the SEL model.

  • Collect and track data to monitor the impact of SEL integration into current District 189 practices; adopt lead role in collecting and analyzing bullying data.

  • Actively engage in a community-wide collaboration to reduce youth violence and victimization.

  • Engage in community outreach aimed at increasing awareness of the SEL framework.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Social Work or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Experience working in an urban educational setting preferred.

  • Illinois teacher certification or PEL endorsement in social work or counseling preferred.

  • Familiarity with SEL practices highly desirable.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, required.

  • Demonstrated skills in effective collaboration and creative problem-solving.

  • Valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and reliable transportation are required.

Compensation includes paid time off, as well as medical, dental, vision and life insurance and a 401(k) Employee savings plan. Children’s Home & Aid is an equal opportunity employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.