Job Posting Description, Social Worker Substittue for remainder of 2020/2021 school year
Contact Information
Danny Lackey, Executive Director Student Support Services

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dlackey@mvsc.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
Fieler Elementary
Merrillville Intermediate
 
Application Open: 10/15/2020, Filing Deadline: 01/19/2021
 
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
300 Social Worker Substitute
POSITION:                   Substitute School Social Worker for 2020/2021 school year
                                     Fieler/Merrillville Intermediate Elementary Schools

SALARY RANGE: Dependent upon experience and degree

REPORTS TO:              Building Principal and Executive Director of Student Support  Services

Job Summary

To serve both general & special education students, and to assist students and their families with social, emotional, academic, environmental, or cultural issues which interfere with or limit the student’s adjustment or achievement in school.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required
  • Social Work License preferred
  • School Social Work License preferred
  • Demonstrates effective verbal  and written communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of and ability to use a personal computer and word processing software
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with educators, administrators, building employees, parents, students, and the public

Responsibilities:

Provides short-term therapeutic counseling services to student re: academic, personal or family issues based upon referrals received from staff, student, or parent

  • Conducts assessments of student and school community needs
  • Develops and implements a plan of intervention based on the assessments conducted
  • Facilitates various support groups & preventive program as needed to help students cope with personal and social concerns
  • Serves as a consulting member of a school multidisciplinary team when needed
  • Consults and/or collaborates with school staff, and with parents, regarding strategies to help students cope with personal and social concerns
  • Serves as a member of the School Crisis Response Team and provides crisis intervention services as needed
  • Maintains a familiarization with local community service organizations for use as referral sources
  • Provides referrals to local community service organizations for specialized services
  • Provides classroom-based interventions/presentations as appropriate (within the area of competence) as needed
  • If qualified may supervise Social Work interns (Bachelors or Master’s level) as needed
  • Participates in scheduled social work and school administration meetings
  • Prepares various written reports, documents, and files relevant to the planning &management of services provided
  • Maintains all records ensuring appropriate confidentiality and security
  • Performs all duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Student Support Services &  Building Principal
  • Performs all duties in accordance with the Social Work Code of Ethics

EFFECTIVE: 2020 - 2021 school year 

EVALUATION: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Corporation’s policy on staff evaluation.




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