School Social Worker

Deadline: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
District/Organization: 
Oak Park School District
Position Details: 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER

 

The Oak Park School District has an opening for a Full-Time School Social Worker, for the 2017-2018 school year. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

1.         Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.

2.         Certification for practice in school settings.

3.         Experience working with diverse populations.

4.         Experience working with children and adolescents preferred.

5.         Bilingual preferred.

 

DUTIES:

 

1.         Counsel students individually and in small groups.

2.         Participate as a Multi-disciplinary team member and evaluate students for Special Education eligibility.

3.         Develop behavior intervention plans and assist classroom teachers with strategies to help children with behavior problems.

4.         Communicate with and assist families to promote a positive home/school partnership.

5.         Consult with classroom teachers and other school staff regarding children with disabilities in order to facilitate the inclusion of all children in                General Education classes.

6.         Provide classroom presentations for students on various subjects, such as character, bullying and anger management.

7.         Participate as member of a “Crisis Team” or counsel students individually or in groups in the event of a loss or crisis.

8.         Provide in-services for teachers on subjects such as disabilities, as requested.

9.         Any other duties assigned by Director of Specialized Student Services, or designee.

 

This position is part of the Oak Park Education Association bargaining unit.

 

            INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING

 

All who are interested must apply to the position on-line at: www.oakparkschools.org to complete the teacher application and upload all necessary documents.   All letters of interest and / or resumes must be received no later than Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by 4:00 p.m.

 

 

The Oak Park School District is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, sex, national origin, religion, citizenship, handicap, height, weight, marital status.  10-3-17

Email: 
smorris@oakparkschools.org
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