DescriptionPosition at IDEA Public Schools
About IDEA Public Schools
At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years thats 8 times the national rate for students in our communities!
IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEAs co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve nearly 53,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. By 2022, IDEA will serve 100,000 students. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near youwith continued growth in our current regions and new launches in Houston (2020), Permian Basin (2020), and Tampa Bay (2021)!
When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.
To learn more about IDEA, check out this.
About San Antonio
San Antonio is the nations 7th largest city and boasts the highest rate of population growth across the U.S. As the San Antonio region continues to grow rapidly, IDEA is committed to increasing our community presence to provide the best experience for all families and children.
In May 2019, we welcomed our regions first graduating seniors. We believe through the hard work of our passionate IDEA Team & Family; college acceptance and matriculation can be realized. Currently, 1 in 6 San Antonio students graduate college ready. Changing this statistic for the better is part of the promise IDEA makes to current and incoming students.
Join our IDEA San Antonio family as we are poised to serve 29,000 students at 37 local schools by 2022.
Role Mission :Social Workers workdirectly with our at-risk scholars to ensure that they graduate from IDEA and go to and through college byprovidingthem individualized emotional, behavioral and mental health support. The goal is to work witha large group ofat-risk scholars and have them independently master coping skills to address and overcome mental, behavioral, and academic challenges.
Part of the role of this job will be to help the campus prepare for a strong year one launch.Up until our launch in August of 2019, this person will spend one third of their time preparing our plan for supporting at risk scholars, one third of their timesupporting theprincipalsaround the diverse by design model and thinking about training for adults and kids around diversity, equity, and inclusion and supporting our curriculum director through ensuringourteaching is culturally responsive. The final third of their time will be spent recruiting andonboardingfamilies to attend the school.
We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics:
Knowledge and Skills:
Salaries for this role typically fall between $50,004 and $59,794 commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications.This role is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and organizational performance and goal attainment.