Social Worker- School (21-22)

Aurora, CO, US
Apr 08, 2021
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Social Worker/Social Worker- School

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Mental Health and Counseling

  • Closing Date:

  •   Additional Info: 21-22 School Year.

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    Aurora Public Schools Compensation and Benefits

    Salary: See the teacher salary schedule at Days/Hours: Days: 187 day position (new teachers 190 day position) General Description:
    • Provide mental health services for students to support student achievement.
    • Support students with personal and psychological issues that may impact academic performance, behavior and socialization.
    • Support student needs around attendance, behavior, or other causes of distress.
    • Refer students to outside support services or agencies to help students cope with economic, emotional or physical challenges.
    • Assess students to identify the areas in which they might need counseling or assistance to be able to function effectively in a school environment.
    • Communicate with parents, teachers, and administration to provide full view of issues facing an individual student, group, or entire school.
    • Maintain case files and report/track student problems and progress to recognize patterns in behavior.
    • Assist with student remediation by providing counseling, treatment plans or workshops.
    Education and Licensure
    • Minimum Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
    • Holds a Colorado special service provider license or is currently eligible for one with the appropriate endorsement for this position.
    • A completed Human Resources file including transcripts, , previous work experience.
    • Acceptable Licenses
      • School Social Worker (ages birth thru 21)
    Endorsement Category School Social Worker Strategic Plan: The teacher shall identify the development needs of students, shall maintain a productive learning environment, and shall work collaboratively to support the priorities of the Strategic Plan.
    Condition of Employment: As a condition of employment, the individual selected for this position will be expected to complete the APS-sponsored Linguistically Diverse Educator (LDE) Certificate Program within the first three years of employment.
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