We are seeking licensed candidates for school Social Worker positions at our Ombudsman alternative education center in Shreveport, Louisiana for the 2013-2014 school year.
Ombudsman Educational Services (OES) is a division of Educational Services of America (ESA), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 alternative and special education schools and programs. Based in Nashville, Tenn., ESA partners with more than 240 public school districts in 22 states to operate more than 170 schools and programs.
Ombudsman is accredited by AdvancED and provides students with an approach and an environment that are different from a traditional classroom setting. Students receive computer-assisted personalized instruction, individualized attention with a low student-to-instructor ratio and the freedom to work at their own pace.
Middle and high school students who have dropped out or are on the verge of dropping out of school often benefit from the one-on-one attention from Ombudsman. Instructors work with each at-risk student individually to determine his or her abilities, challenges and personal needs. Ombudsman instructors help students identify and overcome academic obstacles as well as family, personal and emotional issues that impact their success. At Ombudsman, each student has the potential to graduate and succeed in life.
Master's of Social Work
Licensed Social Worker credential
Strong motivational and communication skills and an adaptability to shifting priorities so that a positive learning environment is assured.
Ability to prioritize so that deadlines are met.
Organizational skills and attention to detail.
Computer/clerical skills for typing and preparation of reports.
Equal Opportunity Employer
ESA's mission is to provide personalized, evidence-based educational services for non-traditional learners in collaboration with families...