School Social Worker
St. Cloud Area School District 742 - Saint Cloud, MN

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AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Committed to Workforce Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

JOB ID: 1677

SOCIAL WORKER

July 17, 2013

POSITION:

School Social Worker

LOCATION:

Building to be determined

TYPE OF POSITION:

.40 F.T.E.

Hours may vary based on building/program needs

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Licensed through MN Board of Social Work

Licensed as a School Social Worker by the MN Department of Education
Preferred:

Knowledge of community resources in mental health

Knowledge and experience with family therapy

Extensive experience working with students with severe emotional disturbances or extreme behavioral disorders

Training and experience with a variety of therapeutic approaches
All Employees of Saint Cloud School District 742 are responsible to support District goals, to work collaboratively and respectfully with diverse populations of staff, students and parents and model and to promote a welcoming working and learning environment. Employees are expected to support and adapt to change and demonstrate commitment to continuous performance improvement. Employees are responsible to establish and maintain effective communication with students, teachers, support staff, colleagues and parents, respect confidential matters, encourage a safe and secure environment throughout the District, and be dependable and accountable in the performance of their work.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:
July 30, 2013, or until filled
APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please complete the on-line application found on the District's employment page.
POSITION SUMMARY:
School Social Workers assist mainstream and special education teachers and administrators in fulfilling their duties and responsibilities with all students. School Social Workers participate in screening, evaluation, and/or intervention with preschool and school-age persons suspected of having emotional, social, behavioral, and/or learning difficulties. In addition to contact with these persons, assistance may also involve consultation with parents, siblings, teachers, school counselors, school psychologists, school nurses, school administrators, and appropriate non-school personnel to inform, as well as advise on issues of student functioning and needs. Services may also include school intervention strategies, behavioral management, in-service activities, and program evaluation. All such services are intended to help school staff recognize and provide for the individual differences and needs of all children. Performs other comparable duties of a like or similar nature as assigned.
PHYSICAL FACTORS:
  • Frequent: walking, standing, sitting, hearing, talking, and seeing

It is the prerogative of the District to assign staff so as to best meet the needs of the District.

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