School Social Worker

Location
Thornton, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Ref
2298
Job Type
Temporary
  • Position Type:
    Special Service Providers/School Social Worker

  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020

  • Location:
    Horizon High School

  • Date Available:
    ASAP

  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled

  •   SALARY INFORMATION: SEE CERTIFIED SALARY SCHEDULE
    STANDARD HOURS PER WEEK: 40

    FTE: 1.0
    MONTHS PER YEAR: 9
    JOB CODE: 1700SW

    POSITION TYPE: REPLACEMENT - REGULAR

    SUMMARY: Provide a range of services for students who demonstrate difficulties with learning, academic achievement, social/emotional functioning, and behavior. Serve as a psycho-educational service provider involved in proactive, preventative activities, as well as responding to identified concerns. Provide services based on a combination of problem-solving, consultative, and direct service models.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    - Develop individual, group or system level interventions which improve identified problems or concerns, including academic, social / emotional / behavioral / mental health needs as they relate to educational progress.
    - Uses research-based and technically sound practices to drive decision-making and interventions; and collaborates with school personnel and parents in order to develop and modify student intervention strategies.
    - Facilitates functional assessment of behavior (FBA) and designs/implements and progress monitors intervention plans.
    - Conducts, interprets and implements student assessment which includes record review, interview, observation, and standardized assessment.
    - Administers and interprets norm-referenced and curriculum-based edumetric and psychological assessment measures.
    - Participates in team-based follow-up activities to review student progress, analyze data, and modify individual interventions.
    - Reviews school-wide assessment data to assist building staff(s) in interpreting and designing school-wide interventions.
    - Serve as liaison among district building(s), families and community and collaborates with various teams to assure positive outcomes for all learners.
    - Participate in interdisciplinary staffings to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning, and re-evaluation for students who require special education services/programs.
    - Comply with Student Support Services and district policies and procedures (e.g., Medicaid billing, accident reporting).
    - Other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE:
    - Bachelor's degree or higher.
    - Must be a minimum of 18 years old.

    LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:
    - Criminal background check required for hire.
    - Must possess, or be able to obtain from, or be in process with, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) for a valid Colorado Educator License within 30 days of hire.
    - Must possess the required license and endorsement. If highly qualified by content test or semester hours, with no endorsement: applicant must possess a Colorado educator license with a passing score on a CDE approved content test or 24 semester hours in specific core content classes as determined by Human Resources.

    SALARY INFORMATION (FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES):
    - Salary placement on our Certified Salary schedule is dependent on the employees' education and/or work experience
    - Certified/licensed employees will be granted one (1) year for each full year of contractual and/or work experience up to a maximum of ten (10) years, which includes in-district and out-of-district contractual teaching and/or work experience. Responsibility for verification of outside experience shall rest with the individual employee.
    - For further explanation of salary placement please refer to our Certified Master agreement that can be found on our district website.

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