A social pedagogue: at school any student will receive help
A modern school urgently needs support andthe development of a system of social and psychological support for students. Increasing the level of juvenile delinquency, adolescent drug addiction, virtual aggression and computer addiction, the lack of a system of universal human values (communication skills, tolerance, culture) - these problems are acute not only before the school, but in general before the whole society. It is impossible to solve them without the work of specialized specialists - psychologists and social educators.
The work of the social educator in the school includes interaction with children, youth, adolescents and their parents, the study of the family and household environment, youth groups and associations.
Thus, the main field of activity of the specialist - the social pedagogue is the society (the field of human relations of the individual and her close environment).
In modern conditions, the priority taskare relations in the family. The social educator at school works with children, families in which they live, the neighborhood of the family, and the main goal of his activity is the organization of socially significant preventive work in the society of children and adults. The practical activity of the specialist - the social pedagogue - includes a wide scope of work directly with the child, who has problems of socialization with the surrounding society
Depending on the specialization profile, the socialthe teacher can work in the school, pre-school educational institutions, lyceums, gymnasiums, additional education institutions, orphanages, boarding schools, universities, colleges and other institutions.
The social teacher at school is engaged inorganization of educational work in classes, groups, dormitories, aimed at the formation of a culture of personality, helps to adapt to children for life in society, instills respect for the surrounding world and nature.
In addition, the social teacher at schoolstudies the psychological and pedagogical characteristics of the individual and the associated microenvironment, identifies needs and interests, problems and difficulties, conflict situations, children's living conditions, and deviations in their behavior. He provides timely social support and assistance to pupils and students.
The social teacher at school is an intermediarybetween an educational institution, a family, authorities and a person. His work contributes to the realization of the freedoms and rights of schoolchildren, creates a comfortable and safe environment, ensures the protection of the health and life of students.
The duties of a social educator includeinteraction with teachers and parents (guardians), social workers, youth and family employment services and other bodies set up to help children who need custody (guardianship), children with disabilities and those who are in an extreme situation.
An analysis of the work of a social educator shows,that his activity also consists in participating in the development, implementation and approval of the school's educational programs, he is responsible for the quality of their performance within the framework of his competence.
The social pedagogue interacts with the classheads, conducts consultations, seminars, teachers 'councils, speaks at parents' meetings. Work with disadvantaged families is to visit children at home, individual talks with parents, he is engaged in the survey of material and living conditions, organizes summer rest for children. In addition, the social teacher attends classes, conducts questionnaires, participates in general school activities and class hours.