Clinical Supervisor - LCSW or LMFT

Regional Support Office Oakland, California San Jose, CA San Francisco, California East Palo Alto, California Stockton, California


Position Summary


KIPP Public Schools Northern California seeks a Regional Clinical Supervisor to support Mental Health Clinicians across the KIPP NorCal region. Our innovative approach involves coaching and collaborating with education partners to serve all students through a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS). The Supervisor plays a key role in realizing the vision for Mental Health programming, providing clinical supervision, supporting service execution, ensuring compliance, and facilitating high-quality interventions in schools. Reporting to the Associate Director of Mental Health, the Regional Clinical Supervisor is a strategic leader that is crucial to our mission and vision.




  • 5+ years providing mental health services in schools or similar settings (highly preferred).
  • 1+ year providing supervision or clinical consultation to associates or interns.
  • Experience with quality assurance and compliance related to mental health services.


  • Required: LCSW or LMFT meeting all BBS criteria for Clinical Supervisor in a mental health discipline; including two years post license experience
  • Required: Masters degree in a field/discipline related to mental health such as psychology, social work, counseling, or behavioral science


Knowledge/Skills Required


Commitment and Expertise:
  • Demonstrated commitment to the philosophy, goals, and mission of KIPP Public Schools Northern CA.
  • Passion for providing anti-racist, trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and client-centered mental health treatment and prevention services to the school community.


Supervision and Training:
  • Proven expertise in supervising, training, managing, and evaluating staff and/or interns
  • Familiarity with socio-emotional learning competencies, trauma-informed education practices, multi-tiered systems of supports (MTSS), and restorative practices is strongly preferred.

Interpersonal and Communication Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively, function independently, and interact professionally with a diverse, multicultural, and interdisciplinary staff at all levels.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Special Education and Compliance:


  • Familiarity with special education, IEP team participation, and educationally related mental health services, including the delivery of such services is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Medi-Cal, Quality Assurance, and Federal, State, and County compliance standards.

Technology and Hybrid Work:
  • Ability to learn and utilize technology for providing clinical supervision and training remotely (e.g., Zoom, G-Suite, Theranest).
  • Ability to travel within the KIPP NorCal region with personal transportation (mileage reimbursed).


Essential Functions


Clinical Supervision:
  • Supervise and guide mental health clinicians to support exceptional student outcomes.
  • Lead weekly individual and group supervision sessions to coach and develop associate clinicians’ skills and performance.
  • Ensure consistent implementation of evidence-based interventions.
  • Provide consultation to school teams and administrators on mental health services and guidelines.
  • Lead regional crisis consultation and response.

Quality Assurance & Compliance:
  • Oversee clinical documentation and record-keeping for quality assurance.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Review psychosocial assessments and treatment plans for Medi-Cal billing.
  • Conduct mental health records review, audit preparation, and serve as a resource for clinical staff.


Regional Mental Health Support & Program Development:
  • Develop and implement training for Mental Health Clinicians.
  • Collaborate with regional teams to create and monitor tools and resources for site-based clinicians.
  • Support projects related to implementing a high-quality, integrated mental health model.

Additional Functions:


School Team and Community:
  • Participate in clinician professional development meetings with school administrators
  • Consult with administrators, teachers, and staff on student programs and needed adaptations.
  • Maintain effective communication with school leaders, teachers, and community partners.


Professional Practice:
  • Adhere to ethical standards and regulations governing school mental health programs.
  • Maintain administrative and treatment records in accordance with KIPP policies.
  • Engage in professional development through conferences, workshops, and seminars.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical, Mental and Environmental Demands


Physical: Ability to navigate office and school campuses, and hold meetings in different spaces. Traditionally, much of the day involves sitting. Ability to access and utilize technology. Occasional lifting/carrying of equipment 1-20 lbs. Traveling to different locations throughout the Bay Area and Stockton. 


Mental: Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and generate alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.


Environmental: Office environment subject to constant interruptions and distractions. Frequent classroom/school environment and travel.


This is a full-time, exempt position based on a full year calendar cycle and time off, located in our downtown Oakland Regional Support Office with occasional travel to school sites. 


The KIPP Regional Support Office is currently operating in a hybrid fashion. Most positions can expect to work in person 2-3 days per week and remotely the remaining days, subject to change based on the needs of the role.


About KIPP Public Schools Northern California
We are a thriving nonprofit network of 22 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. 
Our student community consists of over 7,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, Redwood City, and Stockton. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are multilingual learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.
KIPP Northern California is dedicated to you and your family's well-being! We offer a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.
We benchmark annually against school districts and charter schools in the regions where we operate, to offer competitive salaries. The starting salary range for this position is $97,125 - $107,141 with annual increases following a stepped salary schedule.
How to Apply
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