School Social Worker

Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
District/Organization: 
Oscoda Area Schools
Position Details: 

The Oscoda Area Schools announces the need for a School Social Worker

Position:                                               School Social Worker – Full or Part Time

Effective Date:               2020-2021 School Year

Salary:                          Competitive Based on Qualifications and Experience in the Field

Required Qualifications:

*              Must hold a Michigan license for School Social Work

*              MSW in Social Work preferred

*              Ability to work well on multidisciplinary team

*              Must excel in problem solving, have a sense of humor, and a desire to provide

               only the highest quality services

*              Explicit and relentless focus on outcomes

*              Experience working as a school social worker highly desirable but not required

*              Experience with Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavior Intervention

               Supports (PBIS) preferred

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

*              Working with students and families to support students’ behavioral and academic

                success. Setting ambitious goals for improvement for students and implementing

               whatever interventions are necessary to help students meet those goals.

*              Handling behavioral health crises that take place in the school.

*              Managing child abuse reporting for the school and communication with the

               Department of Human Services.

*              Serving as the school’s primary liaison with outside agencies and providers.

*              Serving students who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

*              Conducting home visits that support parents and families.

*              Coordinating the school’s student assistance program and other school-wide

               student supports.

*              Conducting specialized individual and group counseling services to address

               specific emotional, social, and behavioral needs of students and improves their

               outcomes in the classroom.

*              Maintaining professional documentation of services and referrals provided to

               students and families.

 

Questions:            Should be directed to Scott Moore, Superintendent at (989) 739-2033.

Applications:      

All interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, copies of certification, transcripts, and list of references, plus any other supportive materials for review and consideration to:

Michael P. Barnhart, District General Manager

Board of Education Office

Oscoda Area Schools                                        (989) 739-2033  Telephone

 3550 East River Road                                        (989) 739-2325    Fax

Oscoda, Michigan  48750

Only applicants submitting information requested to above address will be considered.

Email: 
barnhartm@oscodaschools.org
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