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City Garden Montessori School (City Garden) is the only Montessori charter school in Missouri, and we have strong academic outcomes. Our team possesses passion and determination to implement the Montessori approach to educating children in a diverse, public school environment. City Garden is committed to being an anti- biased, anti-racist community and seeks others who are passionate about these values. We are committed to continuous learning and growth for adults in the community, to foster excellence for all City Garden children.

Located in St. Louis, City Garden is in its 13th year as a charter school, having received a second 10 Year Charter with the state of Missouri in 2017. We began in 2008 with 53 students; now, we have 268 children in preschool through eighth grade. As we grow, we continue to seek individuals to join us who share our vision for academic excellence for all children and holistic Montessori education, rooted in
equity and social justice.

 

Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker
As City Garden embarks on this ambitious strategic plan, we’re seeking to hire a Family Support Coordinator for our flagship campus at the start of our 2020-21 school year (August 12, 2020).

Providing holistic support to our students and families is core to our school model; the Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker will have the responsibility of coordinating counseling, socialemotional and wrap-around support for City Garden students and families.

The primary duties of the Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker are:
• Provide counseling and individualized intervention support for students
• Coordinate family and student resource support
• Support and coordinate relationship- and community-building at City Garden
• Support social-emotional assessment and education

The Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker will contribute to a positive, trustworthy, and respectful climate that has consistent expectations for all. The Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker will build relationships, communicate proactively, and promote continual growth while maintaining a student-centered focus.

The Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker will report directly to City Garden’s Principal, and will collaborate with City Garden Montessori’s faculty and staff, parents, and students to implement the school’s mission and vision.

The priorities for the Family Support Coordinator/ School Social Worker over the next two years will be:
• Building strong relationships among students, guides, staff, parents and community members
• Ensure that students and families have the physical and emotional support they need throughout COVID-19
• Working with the principal to build and codify City Garden’s student and family support program as we prepare to grow our flagship campus, beginning in Fall, 2021

 

To Apply

Please apply by submitting your resume and detailed cover letter, which highlights why you are interested in this position, your relevant experience, and how you meet the qualifications and qualities sought for the position, at jobs@citygardenschool.org. For additional questions about this position or to speak with someone about your interest, please contact Crystal Isom at crystal.isom@citygardenschool.org.

City Garden Montessori School is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity, equity and inclusion. Recruiting staff to create an inclusive organization is a priority, and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, ethnicities, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status, or other statuses protected by law. All candidates are evaluated solely on their qualifications to perform the work required.

To apply for this job please visit www.citygardenschool.org.

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