Social Worker

Location
Aurora, CO, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 12, 2019
Ref
15234
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Social Worker/Social Worker- ESS

  • Date Posted:
    7/11/2019

  • Location:
    District Wide

  • Closing Date:
    07/17/2019

  •   Additional Information: 2019-20 School Year.
    Click here to visit our interactive map where you can find out more information on each individual school, such as highlights, school data, demographics and more. Salary: See the teacher salary schedule at https://hr.aurorak12.org/teach-lead-inspire/teach/#licensed-salary-schedule Days/Hours: Hours: Designated by the school.
    Days: 187 day position (new teachers 190 day position) General Description: Direct Service with Special Education Students
    • Providing group and individual counseling services based on IEP mental health service goals
    • Developing 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
    • Mental health in services in the general education classroom
    • Providing the written documentation of services i.e. progress reports and progress monitoring, service logs, IEP goals
    • Communicating and consulting with outside service providers (ex: caseworkers, therapists) when appropriate
    • Working collaboratively to address a variety of factors in a child's living situation that affect the child’s adjustment in school (home, school, and community)
    Crisis Management
    • Conducting suicide risk assessments
    • Assisting team members in threat assessments
    • Assisting team members in developing and implementing safety plans
    • Responding to crisis situations and providing related individual and classroom support
    • Identifying and reporting child abuse and neglect to local authorities
    IEP Assessments
    • Completing social, emotional, behavioral and adaptive skills assessments
    • Interpreting and writing evaluation reports based off the assessments conducted
    • Collecting data and developing Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans
    • Completing school observations
    • Conducting family, teacher and student biopsychosocial interviews
    • Conducting a review of records
    • Developing IEP goals
    • Creating Educational Impact Statements
    Meetings
    • Participating in collaborative meetings for the following: IEP pre-planning, special education team, center-based classroom team, manifestation determination review
    • Participating on the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support team
    • Consulting and collaborating with families, teachers, other building staff, building administration, outside agencies working with the family
    • Attending monthly behavioral health team meetings
    • Participating in professional development
    • Participating in professional learning community meetings
    • Attending building staff meetings
    Related Services
    • Providing psychoeducation for staff, students and families
    • Conducting home visits/wellness visits
    • Providing professional development to school staff
    • Providing academic/behavior consultation
    • Assisting with MTSS, leadership council, building-wide supports
    • Providing community resources
    • Providing mental health services for students with a 504 plan
    • Providing general education interventions - behavioral and social skill support training for students
    • Providing consultation to teachers and staff for general education students
    • Obtaining and coordinating community resources to meet students’ needs
    Skills: Strong student assessment skills, keep current with professional practice in school social work, strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal relations and collaborative teaming skills with all stakeholders, critical thinking and problem solving skills, calm demeanor during crisis situations, ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively, ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds. Must have strong computer technology skills. Education and Licensure Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university. Previous school social work experience preferred. Certificates, Licenses and Registrations CDE Special Provider License endorsement in School Social Work or passed the ASWB or has an LCSW Strategic Plan: The social worker 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.
    Click here to learn about the Linguistically Diverse Educator Certificate.




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