Purpose: The Student Support Specialist will serve as a student advocate so that students attain a level of personal and social adjustment that facilitates achievement of their academic goals. They work closely with school staff and administration- families and community agencies to provide a successful educational experience for each student.
Responsible to: Building Principal and Director of Special Education
Payment rate: As Established by the Emporia Board of Education
Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:
All applicants are asked to complete our online application process at https://emporia.schoolrecruiter.net/index.aspx
The Emporia School district includes the City of Emporia and adjacent rural areas. We are located in east-central Kansas at the junction of U.S. 50 Highway, the Kansas Turnpike and Interstate 35, midway between Wichita and Topeka.
Emporia, Kansas, has a population of 25,000 people and a diverse economy supported by manufacturing, retail business, agriculture and education. The city is home to the National Teachers Hall of Fame and Emporia State University.
The district has high-quality teachers, administrators and professional support staff members. More than half of the teachers have advanced degrees and many have been recognized in the state and nation for their professional achievements and contributions to public education.
Building on Emporia's diverse and ever-changing population and its long-term commitment to educational excellence, the Emporia Public Schools will challenge each student to reach his/her highest academic potential through a relevant curriculum in a safe and effective learning environment.
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