Social Worker/SEAD Specialist

Job | Posted a year ago



Job Title:            SEAD Specialist

Employment:      Certified School Calendar        
Salary:                Auxiliary Salary Schedule
Reports to:         Director of Teaching and Learning and Site Principal
Supervises:        No Supervisory Responsibilities


  • Graduate of an accredited college or university.
  • Master’s or more advanced degree in Social Work from an accredited institution or completion of a board approved school social worker problem.  Official transcript required.
  • Three (3) years of experience working in a school setting or in social services.
  • Fluent in Spanish (oral, reading and writing), preferred.
  • Position requires experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one’s own cultural competence.
Required Skills:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Response to Intervention (RTI) Model.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work successfully with students of all grade levels.

  • Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with school personnel, students, parents and community.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adverse childhood experiences and their impact on learning.
  • Demonstrates sound and practical decision-making. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of restorative practices.
Essential Functions:
  • Provides support for staff and students regarding trauma’s impact on learning and practices that are trauma-informed.
  • Convey, to parents and staff, information concerning specific student needs in social, intellectual, emotional and educational areas.
  • Provide support for staff, students and families around restorative practices.
  • Provide or assist in providing the students, parents and staff with programs and skills in self-awareness, social awareness, responsible decision-making, self-management, and relationship skills.
  • Schedule and conduct RTI meetings for the campus.
  • Maintain all RTI student files and paperwork.
  • Provide Tier 3 RTI support, both academic and behavior, at all grade levels.
  • Assist classroom teachers in planning classroom level interventions and strategies that support students considered at-risk, either academically or behaviorally.
  • Collect and use data to determine appropriate interventions.
  • Assist classroom teachers, intervention teachers, special education, tutors, specialists, etc. in monitoring the progress of students receiving Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions.
  • Assist classroom teachers in facilitating professional learning communities.
  • Provide professional development at a school and district level.

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
How to Apply:
Applications can be obtained from the Balsz School District office via a website at District employees applying for this position are required to submit an application on the website.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and isn’t an exhaustive list of duties performed for this position.  Balsz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted By

Balsz Elementary School District 31

4825 E. Roosevelt Dr , Phoenix, AZ 85008

At the following locations

District Office

4825 East Roosevelt , Phoenix, AZ 85008

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143