Student Support Counselor

Seneca Family of Agencies - Seattle, WA
Overview Be a part of creating a new vision for what special education can look like! Seneca Family of Agencies is seeking dynamic team members to support our integrated, responsive special education model that provides equitable opportunities for all students. We are seeking excited, passionate staff who are willing to work collaboratively and innovatively to do whatever it takes to ensure that the needs of all students are met and to establish best practices for serving youth with disabilities.

Student Support Counselors are key members of our school teams, guiding students to achieve academic success no matter what challenges they may be facing. Seneca counselors enrich the educational experience of students through highly individualized academic and behavioral plans.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!
We are currently hiring for Student Support Counselors in the Seattle and Tacoma areas. INDHP Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the structure and stability of the classroom by helping students stay on task and focused within the classroom
  • Utilize behavioral and therapeutic interventions to support the mental health needs of our clients; this can include working with students on skills such as anger management, coping with frustration, or interacting positively with peers
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure all students get the support they need to find academic and personal success at school
  • Foster curiosity and creativity in our students by sharing your skills and interests in sports, art, games, nature exploration, and other fun activities
  • Participate in weekly supervision to expand your skills and receive ongoing guidance and support
  • Assist in monitoring students’ academic and personal growth by carrying out assessments and completing reports to teachers and families
  • Provide crisis intervention for students, using de-escalation techniques to resolve conflicts; this may include physical management of clients
Qualifications
  • BA/BS or within 6 months of graduation
  • Experience with Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) a plus
  • Successful experience leading activities for youth
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities a plus
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid driver's license and insurance; insurable by Seneca's automobile policy
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
Schedule
  • Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm
Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and chiropractic coverage, and partially paid premiums for dependents
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • Scholarship opportunities, ongoing training, and professional development opportunities
  • We provide a 403(b) retirement plan
  • 4 weeks flexible paid time off
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