School Social Worker 2020-2021 - Part Time .4

Location
Windsor, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Ref
2770
Job Type
Part-Time
Position Type:
Student Support Services/Social Worker

Date Posted:
9/30/2020

Location:
Windsor High School / Districtwide

Date Available:
Immediately

Closing Date:
Until filled

Position Purpose
• Under the general supervision of the Director of Pupil Services, to provide students, parents, administrators, and other teaching staff with individually-tailored advice and consultation to overcome personal, emotional, familial, or social issues to maximize the students' learning experience.

Essential Functions
• Performs casework services with students and parents to encourage parental understanding of, and participation in, overcoming social issues to maximize the educational experience of the student.
• Assists students and teaching staff in implementing students' behavior management plans.
• Coordinates with outside agencies, organizations and institutions, including state and federal authorities as needed.
• Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with social work services.
• Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts.
• Serves as ready resource to students and parents to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and behavioral management; serves as liaison between home and school.
• Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships.
• Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
• Engages family in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
• Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
• Performs other related tasks as assigned by central office administrators and/or building level administrators as designated by the Superintendent.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Qualifications Profile

Certification/License :
• Must possess or be eligible for CT certification (071) or equivlant.
• Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.

Education :
• Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
• Masters Degree in Social Work.

Experience :
• Successful prior teaching experience for the appropriate grade level preferred.

Apply Online..www.windsorct.org

Windsor Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F

Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United States Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Terrell Hill, Assistant Superintendent For Human Resources / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000 504 Coordinator: Steven Carvalho, Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000