The Social-Emotional Learning Assistant and Building Substitute serves as a member of the Social-Emotional Learning team at the Indianapolis Metropolitan High School and will be a member of a school community with an educational model that complements the acclaimed barrier removal work Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana does at The Excel Centers, Nurse-Family Partnership, and other award-winning programs. Utilizing a positive behavior and restorative model, the Social-Emotional Learning Assistant works with students on developing and practicing the social-emotional skills required to be successful during high school and beyond. Primarily, this role responds to radio calls from staff members requesting assistance for students and supervises students in classrooms or other areas of the school as needed. The assistant carries out the plans and duties of the teachers or others they are covering for as directed by the school leadership. The assistant works with staff to provide targeted assistance and services to students in grades 9-12 in a “best fit” environment for teenagers with significant barriers to education. With our core values of Professional, Unstoppable, Motivated, Accountable, and Supportive, the school priorities include:
Example Duties and Activities
Benefits: Full-time employees may participate in a comprehensive benefits program that includes:
Goodwill Education Initiatives
Goodwill strongly believes it is essential to raise education attainment levels in Indiana. Not only are the lifetime earnings of high school graduates significantly higher than those of dropouts, children of high school graduates are 50% less likely to drop out of high school than the children of dropouts are. Goodwill provides opportunities for adults (The Excel Center) and youth (Indianapolis Metropolitan High School).
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Charter High School
Indianapolis Metropolitan High School is a free public school offering a high school education to students in grades 9-12. Indianapolis Met is a best-fit school for students experiencing circumstance that may present a barrier to education. Our school places an emphasis on ensuring students enroll in college or enter into a career that offers a living wage post-graduation.
Indianapolis Met is designed to serve students who are experiencing circumstances that may become barriers to their education.
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