SOCIAL WORKER

Location
Denver, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Ref
44918
WEST MIDDLE SCHOOL 6-8

Northwest

Traditional 186 work days per year - DCTA/PROTECH

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range:
http://careers.dpsk12.org/teachercomp/compensation-your-first-year/

Essential Functions and Objectives:

- The Social Worker provides social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of students and their families in order to maximize academic functioning and achievement. Responds to referrals and or reported cases from teachers, administrators, other school personnel, parents, students, self, and community agencies such as the Department of Human Services. Gathers information, investigates and interviews clients individually, in families, or in groups, assessing their situations, capabilities, and problems, to determine what services are required to meet their needs. Serves as a liaison between students, homes, schools, family services, child guidance clinics, courts, protective services, doctors, and other contacts, to help children who face problems such as disabilities, abuse, or poverty.

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

- Must possess a current Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License with a Social Worker endorsement.\nLCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) preferred.\nPrevious school social work experience is preferred.\n\n

Skill Requirements:

* Social Worker K-12 - Endorsement
* Social Worker K-12 - Place/Praxis

Credential Requirements:

* Special Service Initial License
* Special Service Professional License
* Social Worker, Clinical License

Education Requirements:

* Master's degree in Social Work.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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