Lake Washington School District

Do you want to help create access to resources and opportunities for students who are furthest from educational justice? Are you passionate about addressing immediate and systemic barriers to create and sustain equitable outcomes? Have we got the team for you!

For over 25 years, CISR-T has been striving for equity in educational opportunities. Driven by our core values of equity, opportunity and collaboration, we work directly inside K-12 schools supporting students who have historically been furthest from educational justice.

As an organization rooted in equity, our vision is that one day success will no longer be predictable based on one’s race or socioeconomic status. For more information about CISR-T rentontukwila.ciswa.org

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Communities In Schools student-centered model of integrated student supports, in strong collaboration and partnership with school team.

This school-based position will support two schools within the Lake Washington School District by identifying and coordinating community resources and partnerships to address the individual and systemic barriers students face through confidential, developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive interventions, services and supports. This position works closely with the administration, counseling, and student support teams within each school building.

This position is 40 hours a week, working a 185-day school year, August-June.

Responsibilities:                                                  

  • Work closely with school administrators, staff and teachers to coordinate a team in the implementation of the CIS model with a collaborative approach to supporting students who are furthest from educational justice.
  • Assess current student needs and emerging trends with the site team to identify students needing additional support and develop individual support plans with measurable objectives and strategies for delivering, monitoring, and adjusting case-managed supports.
  • Evaluate and report effectiveness of supports being provided through a systematic data collection process.
  • Monitor individual student progress on one of the ABCS goals: attendance, behavior, coursework and/or social emotional.
  • Work to maintain a positive image by understanding and demonstrating the CIS mission, goals and initiatives within the school and community.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years relevant experience working with marginalized populations.
  • Strong relationship-building skills with the ability to work with people of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. 
  • Commitment to social justice, promoting diversity and inclusion for all students.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school staff, students, parents, community partners.
  • Resourceful – able to identify multiple solutions to presenting issues.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Excel and Word.

Desired Qualifications:

  • B.A. in social services, counseling or related field.
  • Experience with case management.
  • Familiarity with local community agencies and social service systems.
  • Ability to speak second language, Spanish preferred.

SALARY: $22-$27/hour starting DOE.

BENEFITS: Medical/dental with 100% employee premium paid by organization, vacation, sick, holidays and retirement plan.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume to cisr@cisrenton.org – open until filled. Resumes will be reviewed upon receiving.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CISR-T is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of age, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation. At CISR-T, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay and utilize their strengths. We know our organization is successful due to the hard work and dedication of our passionate employees. CISR-T’s dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected across our organization. Diversity is more than a commitment; it is the foundation of what we do.


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