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Job Opening Information SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER - BATH

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Job Description

LOCATION:  VEW Elementary School, Bath, NY

Full-time (1.0 FTE) position; 7.0 hours per day; 10-month, school calendar position

  • 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;
  • 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
  • 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)

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