Our mission is to educate, empower, and connect a diverse next generation of entrepreneurial thinkers to discover their passions, succeed in college, and thrive in a digital world.
ChiTech Core Beliefs:
We believe in:
Project-based learning to encourage a deeper, connected form of evidence-based education.
An integrated college preparatory curriculum that fosters critical thinking and intellectual curiosity.
Creating and sustaining a collaborative teaching and learning environment that explores and refines the ways students learn best.
Helping students to become leaders and life-long learners, through partnerships with the Chicago tech community.
Encouraging students to develop meaningful relationships with peers, faculty and the business community through networking and internship opportunities.
Graduating entrepreneurial-minded, fearless, confident and connected learners who take responsibility for their lives and give back to the community.
The school social worker enables students to achieve to their fullest potential academically by assisting students to develop coping skills, increase self-esteem, improve interactive skills, and facilitate environmental changes that will enable successful functioning within the learning setting. School social workers also provide crisis intervention as well as individual and group intervention services supporting mental health issues for students, school personnel and community/family. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Provide crisis, individual and group interventions as appropriate.
Consultation services to faculty, co-team members, parents and other appropriate parties regarding the socio-cultural and emotional factors impacting on the student’s learning experiences
Diagnostic assessment for students needing initial evaluation or reevaluation
Individual Education Conferences to help determine eligibility for special education programs and counseling services on all cases where social work services are recommended.
Provision of leadership in developing and coordinating school-community partnerships that includes school-based and school-linked services
Development and implementation of intervention and prevention programs that will assist in the reduction of at-risk students
Participation in problem-solving initiatives in the school environment to support student success
Referral to, and consultation with, appropriate community agencies; development and coordination of relevant community resources to address specific needs of the students
Linkage of services and intervention strategies to the classroom to enhance the child’s overall educational development
Applicants must have been awarded from an accredited college or university a master’s degree in social work.
Applicants must also hold a valid Type 73 State of Illinois School Service Personnel Certificate with an Endorsement School Social Work.
Applicants who have a certificate "in progress" are encouraged to apply
Note: Certificate(s) must show a current registration date.
Internal Number: 7734194463
About Chicago Tech Academy
Chicago Tech Academy is a 4 year, contract high school founded to inspire, educate and connect a diverse new generation of technology leaders.
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