Care Corps Coordinator - San Jose
Company: Rocketship Public Schools
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 7, 2022
At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite
possibility of human potential. We believe that every student
deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their
unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to
unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our
non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels
student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners
with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in
their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders,
and students working together to transform the future for
underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public
Schools, we are unleashing potential.
Our Multi-Tier Systems Support (MTSS) Team serves all students,
including across all disabilities (mild, moderate, and severe),
through an innovative approach that includes coaching and deep
partnership with our general education partners, integrated special
education (ISE) partners, school leaders, and related service
providers. To best serve our Rocketeers and meet their needs, we
work to serve students across all areas of need: academic,
social-emotional, and behavior.
The CareCorps Coordinator will work to provide integrated student
support by addressing out-of-school barriers to learning through
partnerships with social and health service agencies and providers.
They will work to gain family and community engagement by making
the school a neighborhood hub providing adults with educational
opportunities they want, such as ESL classes, green card or
citizenship preparation, computer skills, etc. The CareCorps
Coordinator will manage the complex joint work of multiple school
and community organizations. The CareCorps Coordinator will also
work to address chronic absenteeism.
The CareCorps Coordinator will serve one school site in San Jose,
Redwood City, Concord, or Antioch. The CareCorps Coordinator will
partner closely with the mental health provider, office manager,
school leaders, and other related service providers to provide
direct social work services to help students succeed in their
This position is contingent on term-limited supplemental funding
and will be reassessed annually.
The CareCorps Coordinator will report to the Manager of
- Duties will include, but not be limited to:
- Design & coordinate student and family support by coordinating,
connecting and supporting the people and programs, externally and
internally, related to student and family support (i.e. expanded
learning: behavioral health; and family engagement and support) to
each other and to the core mission and priorities of the school and
- In collaboration with School Leaders and Central NeST Team,
develop partnerships by establishing and implementing protocols to
manage and maintain quality, deep and focused partnerships such
that everyone on the school site is working towards common goals
for student success and wellness.
- Serve as a resource to connect participants with appropriate
partners related to housing, career and education, childcare,
health care, family budgeting, and more.
- Design and facilitate parent trainings and workshops based on
the needs of the community.
- Communicate regularly with other stakeholders related to the
child (teachers, doctors, health workers, social service workers)
and monitor and document participants' progress according to
individual growth plans.
- Plan and facilitate bi-monthly Campus Community Advisory Board
(CCAB) meetings which will include school staff, families and
relevant community agencies. The CCAB will meet to review the
progress of our CareCorps effort and its continuous
- Work with families to align parent growth plans with student
growth plans, supporting family engagement with the student's
experience in school. Collaborate with and be a part of any
coordinated meetings as the CareCorps Coordinator.
- Conduct home visits as needed and as applicable to support
families with access.
- Provide professional development trainings to school staff
as-needed regarding best practices in community resources.
- Provide consultation with parents, teachers, and other
appropriate staff regarding the student's program and any
adaptations/materials needed to facilitate improved performance in
the classroom or at home.
- Maintain relationships and effectively communicate with school
leaders, teachers, and parents in all facets of the position.
- Ensure the Integrated MTSS Team is viewed as positive supports
to the organization's mission that are fully aligned with
Rocketship's Core Characteristics (Innovation, Pursuit of
Excellence, Authenticity, Community, and Tenacity), and not as
bureaucratic obstacles to serving the needs of the students.
- Required: Fluent in Spanish or Vietnamese
- Bachelor's Degree preferred
- Background in social work preferred
- PPS Credential in Social Work preferred
- 2+ years of community outreach experience supporting parents
who have experienced trauma and/or crises (e.g. homelessness,
domestic violence), and have deep knowledge of the resources
available to families
- Experience working with students with a range of disabilities
(learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, autism,
etc.) (highly preferred)
- Communication: strong writing and public speaking skills, and
feel comfortable leading and facilitating large groups.
- Experience coaching and advocating for others in a way that is
compassionate, strength-based and non-judgmental.
- Embodies empathy and embraces cultural differences; you
recognize and know how to navigate groups and individuals
representing a range of needs, abilities and socioeconomic
- Able to balance multiple priorities - meeting with families,
preparing for sessions, entering data - gracefully and with
practiced personal organization and time management.
- Natural problem solver, fixer and finder of resources; in
moments of tension, you defuse and resolve conflict.
- Self-aware and self motivated, and have a strong desire to
- Comfortable in ambiguity and environments that change
- Strong organizational skills as demonstrated by the ability to
effectively manage multiple tasks
- Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
- Ability to be flexible and adaptive in a work environment that
is still evolving
- Possession of a valid California driver's license: willingness
to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments as you
will be required to travel from site to site to work with students
and faculty at all sites (mileage reimbursed)
- The CareCorps Coordinator position will be on the site-based
staff calendar, which includes paid time off for holidays and
traditional school breaks.
- This role and working with families often requires work on
evenings and weekends.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
functions. While performing the duties of this position, the
employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with
both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to
use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach
with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or
move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific
vision abilities required by this position include close vision,
distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level
in the work environment is moderate to high.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent
health and welfare benefits, 403b retirement plan, flexible
spending account (FSA), and generous paid time off.
Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities
(EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national
origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status,
amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with
applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools
complies with applicable state and local laws governing
non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the
company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and
conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation, and training.
Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful
employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability,
or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of
Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job
duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our and here for
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