Homebound Specialist

Location
Ashburn, VA, Student Support Services Office
Posted
Oct 15, 2019
Closes
Nov 13, 2019
Ref
IRC6829
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
The Homebound Specialist promotes students• academic and social emotional success and enhances the overall academic mission of Loudoun County Public Schools by providing Homebound consultation and support services to Homebound students and their families. The Specialist enrolls, monitors and collaborates with Homebound students and school personnel regarding Homebound student virtual course activity.

Responsibilities
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
• Collaborates with community physicians and psychiatrists to determine the appropriateness of Homebound referrals.
• Serves as an LCPS Homebound representative for students with extensive medical and/or complex mental health needs during transition planning meetings.
• Assists school Homebound contacts in matching Homebound instructors with Homebound students based on individualized student needs (geographic location, etc.).
• Supports and facilitates the development of additional trainings to school personnel who request assistance in implementing or refining Homebound prevention strategies and student transition meetings.
• Supports and facilitates the development of trainings to school personnel, parents, healthcare provider and appropriate community stakeholders on supporting the complex educational and socio-emotional needs of the chronically ill Homebound students.
• Supports and facilitates the development of trainings for school personnel on the available technology to create an inclusive remote learning environment for Homebound students.
• Assists in the recruitment of Virginia Licensed Homebound Instructors.
Qualifications

• Master• s degree from an accredited university or college
• Holds or eligible for post-graduate professional license or Pupil Personnel license; endorsement in social work, psychology, or related field
• Three years of successful experience in either or combination of education, social work, nursing, and psychology
• Possesses professional qualities and personal characteristic necessary to work effectively with adolescents, parents, and internal and external stakeholders
• Possesses good organization, human relations, and communications skills

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking. expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Additional Details

Auxiliary Salary Scale , Level 5

This is an Exempt position.
Reports to: Coordinator, Homebound Instruction Support Services

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

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To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• College Transcripts
• Copy of your teaching license (if applicable)
• Test Scores (if applicable)
• Resume

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