A Brief Job Description:
This position functions within the Family Support for Student Success Program in partnership with Syracuse City School District, Say Yes to Education, and the Onondaga County Department of Children and Family Services with the goal of increasing student success. The School Support Specialist works with students, families, school personnel and community providers to identify and remove barriers impacting student’s performance in school. Responsible for a caseload of up to 25 at risk students including 5 support coach spots for students in need of shorter duration support and interventions. The School Support Specialist will provide school based assessment, planned intervention, supportive counseling and ongoing documentation with the goals of improving academic indicators. The School Support Specialist will work jointly with Family Specialists and collaborative partners to coordinate school based services and supports for identified students.