1824 Barnwell Street
Columbia, S.C. 29201
Contact Information
Phone: 803-734-8322
Fax: 803-734-8325
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm

Social Emotional Learning Coach

Job Brief

SCPCSD is looking for an individual experienced in positive social, emotional, and behavioral interventions in schools while adhering to our mission of improved learning and increased learning opportunities in South Carolina through the creation of innovative, high quality charter schools. This is a full-time, year-round, grant-based position which requires knowledge and application of evidence-based practices in multi-tiered systems of support, indicators for at-risk behaviors, positive behavior management, and crisis management. We are looking for an organized, focused, goal-oriented professional who is proficient in evidence-based practices regarding social, emotional and behavior supports of students. This position is based out of our Columbia office.



  • Develop and implement a system of tiered support for schools to improve social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of students.
  • Systematically evaluate the effectiveness of the framework through analysis of data and input from schools.
  • Collaborate with schools regarding social, emotional and behavioral supports based on individual school needs.
  • Maintain a platform of researched based supports for schools regarding social, emotional and behavioral well-being of students and best practices in schools from Grades PreK3-12, for schools to access on-demand on the SCPCSD SEL website
  • Adhere this platform to the tiered technical assistance framework if schools request additional support or information.
  • Collaborate with school leaders and school based SEL teams to increase their capacity to support student needs in social and emotional learning.
  • Provide opportunities for schools to build their own capacity to support student social, emotional and behavioral needs through MTSS.
  • Infuse a systematic approach to problem-solving and decision making combined, with effective written and verbal communication of ideas.
  • Assist schools in developing the capacity to explore and implement positive behavior supports, crisis management plans and interventions across individual cases, classrooms, and/or school.
  • Use one’s experience in data collection, data analysis and strategic planning to collaborate with educational stakeholders in order improve student outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively with schools to address their needs regarding student social, emotional, and behavioral concerns.
  • Use time management skills to effectively achieve multiple goals and manage multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing tasks.
  • Develop a continuum of supports which can address the social, emotional and behavior needs of students in a positive and proactive approach.
  • Conduct monthly webinars intended to build capacity regarding best practices for implementing positive behavior interventions.
  • Conduct monthly School Counselor/Social Work Cohort.
  • Maintain a monthly newsletter regarding updates, information, and highlight best practices in SEL.
  • Analyze all available district data to determine needs and next steps in cultivating capacity at the district level.
  • Be aware of federal and state legislation as related to SEL.
  • Review school based SEL Plans for the purpose of providing feedback and support.
  • Increase family engagement by offering monthly family webinars that focus on increasing family’s SEL capacity.



  • Master’s degree in Education, School Counseling, or Social Work
  • At least five years of successful public school-based teaching, counseling or social work experience or equivalent experiences which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Committed to building great schools for the children of South Carolina.
  • Proven experience with coaching and/or mentoring of educators/counselors/social workers to develop skills and increase capacity.
  • Customer service approach to supporting stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, time management skills, and the ability to prioritize work.
  • Competency in MS Office, G Suite, Enrich, and PowerSchool.

Applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to Emalee Baker at ebaker@sccharter.org. Position is open until filled.

Employment Description

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

Remote Work: In office four days a week, telecommuting one day a week.

Working Hours: 7.5 Hour Day between 6:00AM and 6:00PM


  • SC State Health Insurance (BlueCross BlueShield)
  • SC State Retirement or Optional State Retirement


Applicants should submit a Resume and Letter of Intent to Emalee Baker at ebaker@sccharter.org.

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