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Job Opening Information SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER - ELMIRA REGION

Job Number
SPE19-0017
Position Start Date
1/2/2019

Position Title
SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER - ELMIRA REGION
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description

8:1:1 ED Elementary Classroom/program support throughout site (Eastern Side of GST BOCES Region)

Full-time position (1.0 FTE), 10 months per year, school calendar position

  • Exemplifies the GST BOCES’ values of service, leadership, collaboration, and integrity
  • Assist in promoting a positive environment within the classrooms and program and in promoting positive and cooperative working relationships
  • Assist school psychologist with the development of a social history of each student by obtaining information from parents and/or guardians and appropriate agencies
  • Evaluate and re-evaluate short term behavioral and academic objectives on a regular basis throughout the school year
  • Provide counseling services to students in Addison CSD
  • Develop and maintain communication with the students’ teachers, school psychologist, parents, school guidance counselors, social workers and other appropriate agencies
  • Maintain files on students and parents.  Documentation should include time spent and general content of session and progress
  • Attend CSE meetings or other student support meetings as needed
  • Refer as necessary to Mental Health Services outside of the school environment
  • Develop solution focused outcomes for social, emotional, behavioral and academic issues as they arise
  • Assist with Therapeutic Crisis Intervention techniques as needed
  • Carry out all other duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications
  • Must possess a valid NYS Certification in School Social Worker
  • Must also possess Clinical or Master Social Worker License; Clinical Social Worker level is preferred
  • Experience with students with special needs preferred
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with the classroom/program team

Salary:  Per Educational Association contract.  Plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

Job Category
INSTRUCTIONAL
Job Location
GST BOCES REGION

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