Let's clear some things up!
Our Student Support team is made up of a fantastic group of educators, let's lay out the roles and responsibilities within the student support framework and how it serves the KCS community.
|Director of Student Support Services||Student Support Teachers (SSTs)||Educational Assistants (EAs)|
|With Students||Provides ideas to support students (i.e. strategies, resources, support services, etc.)
||Support students on their caseload (directly and/or indirectly)
||Directly supports students under the direction of teachers|
|With Student Programming Needs||Decision making and support regarding student programming (collaboratively)||Decision making and support regarding student programming (collaboratively)||Input and ideas for student programming (collaboratively)|
|With Parents||Available to communicate with parents/ guardians||Ongoing communication with parents/ guardians (along with classroom teachers)|
Classroom teachers are the first point of contact for parents
|Casual connections and conversations with parents|
|With Other School Staff||Directs and supports the SSTs|
Oversees EAs from a supervisory role
Works alongside Administration and other school staff
|Collaborates with Classroom Teachers, EAs other SSS staff, and Administration||Directed by Classroom Teachers|
Works collaboratively with Student Support Teachers and Administration
Supervision from Director of Student Support Services
|With Community Services||Directs, plans and organizes support services (contract services and community-based services) for students||Collaborates with support services regarding student needs and strategies||Carries out strategies and suggested supports with students (along with classroom teachers)|
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